A Handbook of Short-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy by Penny Rawson

By Penny Rawson

Momentary psychotherapy has develop into a growing number of renowned in recent times and there's an expanding desire for therapists so that it will supply support with out moving into a long time of treatment. This sensible quantity is an introductory textual content and a brief reference advisor to temporary treatment, by way of an skilled therapist and instructor of psychodynamic temporary treatment. it truly is in accordance with lectures given at the subject to skilled therapists eager to familiarize themselves with non permanent treatment. In a transparent and concise demeanour, the writer explores the fundamentals of this process and strikes directly to speak about such themes because the value of the 1st consultation; the timescale of the remedy; the various recommendations; and finishing of analysis.
Full of worthwhile diagrams and bullet issues, this quantity is an necessary consultant to non permanent psychodynamic remedy for knowledgeable therapists, in addition to laypeople who're drawn to studying extra approximately this system of therapy.

"I haven't been forced, via strain of numbers or monetary limits, to undertake [short-term psychodynamic therapy]. really, i've got noticeable the great results that may be accomplished in a comparatively few minutes. i would like to work out consumers helped out in their discomfort and in the direction of a extra loose life within the shortest attainable time." -- From the creation

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We help them to re-experience feelings and emotions as necessary and to learn new patterns or ways of reacting. In this we are also taking on a teaching role. 17 Rawson/correx 9/1/05 10:50 AM Page 18 A Handbook of Short-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy 111 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1011 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 2011 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 30 1 2 311 2 Incisive and sensitive Two other principles are very important: incisiveness and sensitivity. We will be returning to these and other aspects, such as the importance of the first session, and the therapeutic alliance or agreement as to what is to be worked upon.

A trainee counsellor will not have the experience or knowledge of a variety of therapeutic approaches to bring to the therapy and so might be less effective. However, neither will they have developed therapist resistance to the brief approach and so might prove more effective in this method than someone trained in longer-term methods first. There are already training programmes in specific approaches to brief therapy in existence in this country. 32 Rawson/correx 111 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1011 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 2011 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 30 1 2 311 4 5 6 9/1/05 10:50 AM Page 33 CHAPTER TWO FOCUS The importance of having a focus has been pointed to earlier.

I felt backed into a corner . . ’ ‘I felt relief. ’ ‘I felt really uncomfortable but safe all at once. ’ Interestingly, the observing members of the training group often perceive the process as almost brutal and are at times cringing for the one working with me. They are then surprised at the positive comments that come back from the ‘client’. That is, that they have felt held, listened to, understood, kept to the point, homed in on, not allowed to deviate from the task in hand. I have found, too, that when a training group practises the art of trying to focus, some will have had the experience of losing focus and being allowed to wander off the point.

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