Treating borderline patients is one of the most challenging areas in psychotherapy because of the patient's extreme emotional expressions,and the strain it places on the therapist. Transference-Focused Therapy (TFP) is psychodynamic treatment designed especially for borderline patients. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to TFP.
Harm reduction is a framework for helping drug and alcohol users who cannot or do not stop completely. Smaller changes in the direction of reduced harmfulness of drug use are accepted. This book shows how these simple changes in emphasis and expectation have implications for improving the psychotherapy in many ways.
On 150th anniversary of Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, four major United States psychoanalytic organizations gave presentations surveying the wide-ranging influence that Freud has had on history, contemporary society, culture and the arts. This book presents these presentations as a collection of essays, and literary works.
Keeping Couples in Treatment provides the theory and practice tools for the beginning to seasoned individual or couple therapist striving to keep couples in couple treatment and needing an in-depth method of assessment and treatment to accomplish the task.