Emotional links between therapists and their clients can help or hinder the therapeutic process. This comprehensive book examines how the main approaches deal with transference, looking at the technical and ethical difficulties in understanding transference from a theoretical point of view and with clinical illustration.
...useful, lively and thought-provoking...' - Therapy Today
LESLEY MURDIN is a psychodynamic psychotherapist and Head of Training at WPF, London, UK. She is the ethics officer of the UKCP and is Reviews Editor for the International Journal of Psychotherapy. Her past publications include How Much Is Enough?: Endings in Psychotherapy and Counselling.
Table of Contents
|1 The Story of Transference||8|
|2 Transference and its Mirror Image: Counter-transference||29|
|3 Family Patterns||49|
|4 How Does the Use of the Transference Concept Help Clinicians?||71|
|5 The Nature of the Evidence Base for Analytic Therapy||91|
|6 How Much Can We Achieve Through Analysing Transference Patterns?||116|
|7 Ethical Problems||138|
|8 Can You Teach and Learn to Practise Therapy Through the Use of Transference?||162|