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From Medicine to Psychotherapy

From Medicine to Psychotherapy

Mark Aveline

ISBN: 978-1-870-33258-3

Jul 1992

278 pages

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The papers brought together in this volume reflect the impetus towards diversity that resulted from Dr Aveline?s own training, which embraced many forms of psychotherapy, and the clinical necessity to provide relevant and varied therapies suited to patient needs and preference.



Part I Psychotherapy.

Chapter 1 Towards a conceptual framework of psychotherapy: A personal view.

Chapter 2 The process of being known and the initiation of change.

Chapter 3 The provision of illusion in psychotherapy.

Chapter 4 Parameters of danger: Interactive elements in the therapy dyad.

Chapter 5 Psychotherapy: A fundamental discipline but an academic orphan.

Part II Group psychotherapy.

Chapter 6 The group therapies in perspective.

Chapter 7 Interpersonal group psychotherapy.

Chapter 8 The practice of group psychotherapy with adult insulin-dependent diabetics.

Chapter 9 Personal themes from training groups for health care professionals.

Chapter 10 Leadership in brief training groups for mental health care professionals.

Part III Training and supervision.

Chapter 11 The training and supervision of individual therapists.

Chapter 12 The use of audio- and video-tape recordings in the supervision and practice of dynamic psychotherapy.

Chapter 13 Issues in the training of group therapists.

Chapter 14 The use of written reports in a brief psychotherapy training.

Chapter 15 Development a new NHS psychotherapy service and training scheme in the Provinces.

Chapter 16 The Nottingham experiential day in psychotherapy: A new approach to teaching psychotherapy to medical students.