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Author Davies, James (James Peter)

Title The making of psychotherapists : an anthropological analysis / James Davies
Published London : Karnac, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 312 pages) : illustrations
Contents The rise and fall of the psychodynamic -- The therapeutic encounter -- Irony in the therapeutic encounter -- The seminar encounter : the transmission of psychodynamic knowledge -- Deflecting doubt, maintaining certainty -- Clinical supervision -- Illness aetiologies and the susceptibilities of training -- The transformed practitioner -- The conclusion
Summary Here, for the first time, is a book that submits the psychoanalytic training institute to deep anthropological scrutiny. It expertly uncovers the hidden institutional devices used to transform trainees into professionals. By attending closely to what trainees feel, do, and think as they struggle towards professional status, it exposes the often subtle but deeply penetrating effects psychoanalytic training has upon all who pass through it; effects that profoundly shape not only therapists (professionally and personally), but also the community itself. Davies' fascinating and original data is cu
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 290-305) and index
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Subject Psychotherapists -- Training of
Psychotherapy -- Vocational guidance
Anthropology.
Professional socialization.
Psychoanalysis.
Psychoanalysis
Professional Role
Psychoanalysis -- education
Anthropology
Psychoanalytic Theory
anthropology.
psychoanalysis.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Psychotherapy -- General.
Anthropology.
Professional socialization.
Psychotherapists -- Training of.
Psychotherapy -- Vocational guidance.
Psychoanalyse
Ausbildung
Sozialanthropologie
Psychoanalytiker
Beruf
Sozialisation
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781849408141
1849408149