Challenges to Practice

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Bernardine Bishop, Josephine Klein, Angela Foster
Karnac Books, 2002 - Business & Economics - 113 pages
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The first title in the 'Practice of Psychotherapy Series' that explores the limits of psychoanalytic psychotherapy. Each of the five chapters in this book takes up an aspect of this challenge. In an open and enquiring manner, the authors invite readers to share in their thinking as they describe how they use their psychoanalytic skills to understand the nature of particular challenges.

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Bernardine Bishop has a background in academic English, writing and teaching. She is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist in private practice in London.

Josephine Klein was an academic for the first twenty years of her professional life and then a psychoanalytic psychotherapist in private practice, now retired. She has written Our Need for Others and its Roots in Infancy (1987) Doubts and Uncertainties in the Practice of Psychotherapy (Karnac 1995) and Jacob's Ladder: Essays on Experiences of the Ineffable in the Context of Psychotherapy (Karnac 2003).

Angela Foster is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist in private practice, an organizational consultant and a teacher of psychoanalytic organizational consultation at the Tavistock Clinic. She has published widely in the field of mental health and is co-editor of and a principal contributor to Managing Mental Health in the Community: Chaos and Containment (1998).

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