The selected works of Jeremy Holmes
Series: World Library of Mental Health
For three decades Jeremy Holmes has been a leading figure in psychodynamic psychiatry in the UK and across the world. He has played a central role in promoting the ideas of John Bowlby and in developing the clinical applications – psychiatric and psychotherapeutic – of Attachment Theory in working...
Published July 9th 2014 by Routledge
Using literature to deepen psychodynamic understanding and enhance empathy
Use of the imagination is a key aspect of successful psychotherapeutic treatments. Psychotherapy helps clients get in touch with, awaken, and learn to trust their creative inner life, while therapists use their imaginations to mentalise the suffering other and to trace the unconscious stirrings...
Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge
Series: Makers of Modern Psychotherapy
Second edition, completely revised and updated John Bowlby is one of the outstanding psychological theorists of the twentieth century. This new edition of John Bowlby and Attachment Theory is both a biographical account of Bowlby and his ideas and an up-to-date introduction to contemporary...
Published January 8th 2014 by Routledge
Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2013 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...
Published August 30th 2012 by CRC Press
Towards an Attachment-Informed Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Winner of the 2010 Goethe Award for Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Scholarship! This book builds a key clinical bridge between attachment theory and psychoanalysis, deploying Holmes' unique capacity to weld empirical evidence, psychoanalytic theory and consulting room experience into a...
Published October 28th 2009 by Routledge
Attachment Theory and Psychotherapy
In recent decades, attachment theory has gained widespread interest and acceptance, although the relevance of attachment theory to clinical practice has never been clear. The Search for the Secure Base shows how attachment theory can be used therapeutically. Jeremy Holmes introduces an exciting new...
Published July 11th 2001 by Routledge
Contemporary Theory and Practice
The need for a concise, comprehensive guide to the main principles and practice of psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy has become pressing as the psychoanalytic movement has expanded and diversified. An introductory text suitable for a wide range of courses, this lively, widely...
Published October 25th 1995 by Routledge
Essays in Psychotherapy and Psychiatry
Psychotherapy is a vital humanising force within psychiatry and contemporary culture, while the psychoanalytical vision acts as an important bridge between the arts and the sciences. In this collection of essays Jeremy Holmes discusses the wider application of psychotherapy within psychiatry and...
Published November 25th 1992 by Routledge