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Understanding and coping with failure : psychoanalytic perspectives

Author: Brent Willock
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2014.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brent Willock
ISBN: 9780415858533 0415858534 9780415858526 0415858526
OCLC Number: 885399657
Description: XIV, 248 Seiten
Contents: Coleman Curtis, Frank, Introduction. Part I: Failing and Forgiving. Holloway, Fail Better. Loszak, Failing with Grace-How a Golden Thread of Forgiveness Runs Through Psychoanalysis. Part II: Society-Wide Failure. Benton, Success and Failure: Cultural and Psychoanalytic Perspectives. Allured, Blind Spot in the Analytic Lens: Our Failure to Address Environmental Uncertainty. Borg, Failing Better: Working Through Chronic System/Personal/Treatment Failures in Psychoanalysis. Part III: Failure in the Family. Hyman, Whose Report Card is it Anyway? Helping Parents Move from Empathic Failure to Empathic Attunement . Ludlam, Failure in Couple Relationships-and in Couple Psychotherapy. Mendelsohn, Clutching Defeat from the Jaws of Victory: Failure, Self-Destruction, and the Icarus Myth. Seiden, You Can't Go Home Again. Part IV:Therapeutic Failure. Simha-Alpern, Dora and the Bathwater: Shame and Psychoanalytic Failure; A Relational Perspective. Hewitt, Thinking Through Therapeutic Failure with a Suicidal Patient. Part V: Professional Failure in the Consulting Room and on the Career Path. Clark,Whatever Happened?.....A Clinical Evaluation of the Relationship between Humpty Dumpty and the Wall. Bergman, Success Through Failure. Sloane, Reflections on the Failure to Become a Training Analyst. O'Leary, The Blame Game: Accounting for the Role of Happenstance in Failure. Part VI: Integrity vs. Despair: Facing Failure in the Final Phase of the Life Cycle. Stern, The Challenge of Obsolescence. White, Flax, Failure of the Body: Perseverance of the Spirit. Langan, Brief Candle. Part VII: Metaphoric Bridges and Creativity. Baranowski, Otto Rank's Notion of the Neurotic as the Artiste Manque. McIntosh, Standing Tall: Bodily Metaphors in a Case of Self-defeating Personal Failure. Sapountzis, The Failure to Understand as a Transitional. Part VIII:The Long Shadow of Childhood Relational Trauma. Levene, The Big Hit: How Adult Illness can Recapitulate Childhood Trauma and Fear of Failure. Willock, The Man who Mistook his Daughter for his Ex-wife. Part IX: Reflections and Final Words. Bohm, Failure as a Spur to Growth. Willock, Failure's Pervasive Presence.
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