Storr's Art of Psychotherapy 3E
Series Editor: Anthony Storr
Published August 31st 2012 by CRC Press – 256 pages
Sensitively updated and revised for modern practice, Anthony Storr's legendary work continues to be an indispensible introductory text for aspiring psychotherapists.
Professor Jeremy Holmes, a friend and colleague of Anthony Storr's and himself a leading psychotherapist, has updated this accessible and humane account of the practice of psychotherapy to include:
Retaining Anthony Storr's wisdom, vision, and classic approach, whilst bringing the text totally up to date, this will be a cornerstone volume for beginner and experienced psychotherapists alike. It will also appeal to psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, nurses, social workers, counsellors, and other mental health professionals.
The initial interview
Getting going: overcoming initial resistance
Dreams, daydreams and creativity
The nature of the therapeutic relationship: boundaried intimacy
Transference and counter-transference
Diagnosis and psychodynamic formulation
Patterns of personality
The science of psychotherapy
The end of therapy
The life and work of a psychotherapist
Epilogue: Beyond therapy
Professor Jeremy Holmes, BA, MA, MB B Ch; FRCPsych; MRCP; MD; BPC, Co-lead psychoanalytic stream University of Exeter Masters programme in psychological therapies & Psychodynamic Professional Qualification course 2002-2009; Writing; Lecturing nationally and internationally; part-time private psychotherapy practice.
The late Anthony Storr