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Transference and Countertransference from an Attachment Perspective A Guide for Professional Caregivers

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ISBN-10: 0367340984

ISBN-13: 9780367340988

Edition: 2020

Authors: Una McCluskey, Michael O'Toole

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Locating the phenomenon of transference within an evolutionary perspective, this important new book develops a new form of dynamic therapy that focuses on the dynamics of attachment in adult life and will be of use to a range of mental health professionals. Transference and Countertransference from an Attachment Perspective: A Guide to Clinical Practice explores the ways in which transferential phenomena can be located in the different aspects of the self that are instinctive, goal corrected and interrelated. At the centre of the book is the idea that when intrapersonal or interpersonal systems (aspects of the self, such as careseeking, caregiving, sharing interests, sexuality, self…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2020
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 9/10/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 122
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.17" long x 0.31" tall
Weight: 0.528

Una McCluskey is a senior lecturer in social work at the University of York. She has had a long-standing interest in relationship work and has written extensively on working with individuals, couples, families, and groups. She is a Member of the Scottish Institute of Human Relations and the Systems-Centered� Training and Research Institute in Philadelphia. She is a Registered Member of the United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapy (psychodynamic and systemic divisions) and is the first European licensed Systems-Centered� practitioner. She is a co-editor (with Carol-Ann Hooper) of The Psychodynamics of Abuse: The Cost of Fear.