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The Therapeutic Relationship: In Psychoanalysis, Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy

The Therapeutic Relationship: In Psychoanalysis, Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy

Petruska Clarkson

ISBN: 978-0-470-03559-7

May 2006

390 pages

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$45.00

Description

This text provides coverage of the uses and abuses of the therapeutic relationship in counselling, psychology, psychotherapy and related fields. It provides a framework for integration, pluralism or deepening singularity with reference to five kinds of therapeutic relationship potentially available in every kind of counselling or psychodynamic work.

The work incoporates training and supervision perspectives and examples of course design, uses in assessment and applications to group and couples as well as to organizations.

Dealing with an issue of increasing complexity, the book should be of value and significance to psychotherapists, psychoanalysts, clinical and counselling psychologists and other professionals working in the field of helping human relationships such as doctors, social workers, teachers and counsellors.