9780333763292

Psychotherapy and Infancy : Models of Mental Development in Psychoanalytic Theories

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  • ISBN13:

    9780333763292

  • ISBN10:

    0333763297

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2014-01-01
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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Summary

This text provides a broad-based look at development psychology in infancy and the implications for psychotherapeutic practice. The understanding and observation of infancy informs and enriches all areas of psychotherapy and Cathy Urwin is uniquely placed to combine a developmental psychology perspective with a psychotherapeutic one.The text takes a broad historical approach to the field, covering the key thinkers and the impact of their theories on current practice, thus offering an up-to-the minute and appealingly wide-ranging text for trainee and practising therapists. It is also relevant to students on social work, developmental psychology and sociology courses.

Table of Contents

Introduction
The History of CHild Study and the Psychotherapy of Children
The Foundation of Psychoanalysis
The Symposium on Child Analysis
The Origins of Object Relations Theories
Donald Winnicott From Paediatrics to Psychoanalysis
Work in the Counter-transference and Opening up The Borderline
The Growth of Attachment Theory
The Impact of Contemporary Developmental Psychology and Neuroscience
Developments in Infant Observation: Defences, Symbol Formation and the Role of Languages
An Overview
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