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Consciousness and the Aconscious in Psychoanalytic Theory

by Ahmed Fayek

In this book, Fayek summarizes current arguments and debates stemming from neurological and phenomenological perspectives. He presents the notion that consciousness needs to be considered a human phenomenon...


The Ego and the Id

by Sigmund Freud

In what is considered one of his most prominent ideas, Austrian psychiatrist, Sigmund Freud explains the dynamic of the human psyche in terms of the roles and conflicts produced by the id, ego, and super-ego....


The Power of Specificity in Psychotherapy: When Therapy Works-And When It Doesn't

by Howard A. Bacal & Lucyann Carlton

The Power of Specificity in Psychotherapy: When Therapy Works_And When It Doesn't presents specificity theory, a contemporary process theory of psychotherapy that holds that each therapist-patient dyad constitutes...


The Wound of Mortality: Fear, Denial, and Acceptance of Death

by Salman Akhtar, M. D. Hoffman, Calvin A. Colarusso & Hossein M. Etezady et al.

Death is a much avoided topic. Literature does exist on mourning, but its focus remains upon the death of others. The fact of one's own mortality and its inevitable psychic impact on one's life is not optimally...


Divorce and Loss: Helping Adults and Children Mourn When a Marriage Comes Apart

by Joshua Ehrlich

Divorce and Loss: Helping Adults and Children Mourn When a Marriage Comes Apart is designed to help therapists understand the many losses in divorce and the mourning process that is necessary for each family...


Relating to God: Clinical Psychoanalysis, Spirituality, and Theism

by Dan Merkur

Relating to God: Clinical Psychoanalysis, Spirituality, and Theism, Dan Merkur presents a clinical alternative to both the dismissal and the culturally relative endorsement of the client's religion, proposing...


Fountain House: Creating Community in Mental Health Practice

by Alan Doyle, Julius Lanoil & Kenneth Dudek

Since 1948, people suffering from mental health issues, mental health professionals, and committed volunteers have gathered at Fountain House in New York City to find relief from stigmatization and social alienation....


Mindful Therapeutic Care for Children: A Guide to Reflective Practice

by Joanna North

An accessible guide to using mindfulness and reflection to improve the quality of care for vulnerable children. Features a useful tool to aid reflective practice and better respond to a child's needs.


Counselling Skills for Working with Trauma: Healing From Child Sexual Abuse, Sexual Violence and Domestic Abuse

by Christiane Sanderson

This is a practical guide to counselling survivors of child abuse, neglect, sexual violence, sexual trafficking, religious sexual abuse, and torture. Written in an accessible style, it provides a comprehensive...


A Borderlands View on Latinos, Latin Americans, and Decolonization: Rethinking Mental Health

by Pilar Hernández-wolfe

A Borderlands View of Latinos, Latin Americans, and Decolonization: Rethinking Mental Health is a work of connection and integration encompassing decolonization, third-world feminism, borderlands theory, and...


Redecision Therapy: A Brief, Action-Oriented Approach

by Carolyn E. Lennox

Redecision therapy has roots in transactional analysis, as originated by Eric Berne, and Gestalt therapy, as developed by Fritz and Laura Perls. The action-oriented treatment model created by Bob and Mary Goulding...


Psychotherapy in the Wake of War: Discovering Multiple Psychoanalytic Traditions

by Bernd Huppertz, Angela Joyce, Susan Loden & Alfred Ribi et al.

This book shows how the differing views of twenty-three psychoanalysts of different traditions affect theoretical and technical issues in psychoanalytic treatments. Their selections from a series of nine cases...


Interracial Couples, Intimacy, and Therapy: Crossing Racial Borders

by Kyle D. Killian

Grounded in the personal narratives of twenty interracial couples with multiracial children, this volume uniquely explores interracial couples’ encounters with racism and discrimination, partner difference,...


Little Volcanoes: Helping Young Children and Their Parents to Deal with Anger

by Warwick Pudney, Éliane Whitehouse & Tina Rae

This book is packed with advice and strategies for understanding and managing anger in children under five, with guidance on how to help a parent or caregiver to cope with their angry feelings too. The authors...


Love and Hate in the Analytic Setting

by Glen O. Gabbard

Provides a practical yet sophisticated guide to the management of love and hate as they are experienced by both patient and therapist.


Using Early Memories in Psychotherapy: Roadmaps to Presenting Problems and Treatment Impasses

by Michael Karson

Certain intrinsic features of early memories make them analogous to life problems and to the therapy relationship: childhood tends to imply situations that are confusing, disempowered, or impulsive, and relationships...


Guilt: Origins, Manifestations, and Management

by Salman Akhtar, Robert Kravis, Elaine Zickler & Desy Safán-Gerard et al.

Guilt: Origins, Manifestations, and Management is replete with clinical pearls and highly useful tips for the management of patients driven by feelings of guilt and remorse. Eight distinguished psychoanalysts...


Synergy, Healing, and Empowerment

by Richard Katz & Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu

Guided by the concept of synergy, this groundbreaking collection explores alternatives in the areas of counseling, education, and community health and development. Synergy refers to the process of two or more...


Counseling Victims of Violence: A Handbook for Helping Professionals

by Sandra L. Brown

With violence of all kinds — from child abuse and domestic violence to hate crimes and stalking — at an all-time high, today's counselors must be prepared to treat many types of victims. Counseling Victims...


Memory

by Elizabeth F. Loftus

Memory is a look at man's oldest nemesis. Psychologist Elizabeth Loftus tells us not only about the workings of the memory, but also why memory is a faulty faculty, an often unreliable source for the truth....