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Tavistock and Portman Library catalog › Details for: A straight talking introduction to the power threat meaning framework : an alternative to psychiatric diagnosis
This is a ground-breaking text on the impact of painful life experiences and trauma. It makes a huge contribution to the study of the human condition per se. The authors powerfully evidence their argument that emotional distress and the troubling behaviour and mental states that often ensue should no longer be seen as stigmatising mental illnesses, but rather as a part of life.
Supporting Autistic People with Eating Disorders
This book explores the link between autism and eating disorders through testimonies from practitioners, service users and carers. Combining research findings, case studies and first-hand accounts, it provides insights into how individuals on the autism spectrum can be supported towards full recovery from an eating disorder.
Madness, distress and the politics of disablement
This book explores the challenges of applying disability theory and policy, including the social model of disability, to madness and distress. It brings together leading scholars and activists from Europe, North America, Australia and India, to explore the relationship between madness, distress and disability. This book will appeal to policy makers, practitioners, activists and academics.
Leading, Managing, Caring
"Leading, Managing, Caring" illustrates how leadership and management work in everyday settings, providing invaluable support to those practising or studying in the area. The book introduces the four core building blocks of the caring manager or leader: personal awareness, team awareness, goal awareness and contextual awareness. This comprehensive textbook is suitable for existing and aspiring managers and leaders in a range of health and social care professions.
New horizons in forensic psychotherapy
Edited by Brett Kahr, the book contains many rich contributions by some of Estela Welldon's most distinguished former students and proteges. It consists of important chapters on the creative ways in which colleagues have utilised and expanded upon Welldon's work in the field of forensic psychotherapy in a variety of settings, including in hospitals, prisons, community mental health clinics, and, also, in private practice.
This essential volume, now in its eagerly awaited third edition, explores intersections of imperialism and research - specifically, the ways in which imperialism is embedded in disciplines of knowledge and tradition as 'regimes of truth.' Concepts such as 'discovery' and 'claiming' are discussed and an argument presented that the decolonization of research methods will help to reclaim control over indigenous ways of knowing and being.
Tavistock and Portman Library catalog › Details for: Freud's Pandemics : Surviving Global War, Spanish Flu and the Nazis.
In this compelling book, the first in the new Freud Museum London series, Professor Brett Kahr describes how Sigmund Freud endured innumerable emotional pandemics during his eighty-three years of life, ranging from unsubstantiated accusations by medical colleagues to anti-Semitic abuse, the loss of one daughter to Spanish flu and the arrest of another child by the Gestapo, to his own painful cancer treatments and his final flight from Adolf Hitler’s Austria.
The book identifies involuntary dislocation as a distinct phenomenon, challenging existing assumptions and established positions, and explores its linguistic, historical, and cultural contexts. Papadopoulos elaborates on key themes including home, identity, nostalgic disorientation, the victim, and trauma, providing an in-depth understanding of each contributing factor whilst emphasising the human experience throughout.
The book delivers a cutting-edge exploration and extension of the concept of microinterventions to combat micro and macroaggressions targeted at marginalized groups in our society. While racial bias is the primary example used throughout the book, the author’s approach is applicable to virtually all forms of bias and discrimination, including that directed at those with disabilities, LGBTQ people, women, and others.
Tavistock and Portman Library catalog › Details for: Race talk and the conspiracy of silence : understanding and facilitating difficult dialogues on race
"Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence" debunks the most pervasive myths using evidence, easy-to-understand examples, and practical tools. This significant work answers questions about discussing race by covering: characteristics of typical, unproductive conversations on race, tacit and explicit social rules related to talking about racial issues, race-specific difficulties and misconceptions regarding race talk, and concrete advice for educators and parents on approaching race in a new way.
This practical and engaging book provides literature, tools and case study examples outlining who children and young people with CLDD are, why their engagement for learning is important and how the Engagement for Learning Framework can be used effectively by teachers and other professionals to ensure the best possible outcomes for these children.
The book offers a range of compelling arguments for a distinct and separate pedagogical approach to the learning needs of the most educationally challenging pupils. Written in accessible, common sense and non-academic language, it provides an easy-to-follow alternative curriculum specifically designed to enhance and enrich the learning of children with profound and multiple learning difficulties.
Tavistock and Portman Library catalog › Details for: Wild Desires and Mistaken Identities : Lesbianism and Psychoanalysis
This groundbreaking book provides a challenging exploration of psychoanalytic ideas about lesbians and lesbianism. Based on the authors' clinical experience as psychoanalytic psychotherapists, it offers a new and thoughtful framework that does not inevitably pathologise or universalise all lesbianism. A wide range of psychoanalytic ideas are surveyed, from Freud, Deutsch and Jung to Lacan and contemporary object-relations theorists.
Tavistock and Portman Library catalog › Details for: Psychoanalysis and Covidian Life : Common Distress, Individual Experience.
Bringing together contributions from psychoanalysts of different countries and theoretical orientations, the book offers the opportunity to explore and reflect upon the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has begun to influence analytical practice. It explores the lessons of what the pandemic can teach us about understanding and treating collective distress individually and puts psychoanalytical tools to the test of the profound psychosocial upheavals that the 21st century may hold in store.
Tavistock and Portman Library catalog › Details for: Child psychoanalytic psychotherapy in primary schools : Tavistock approaches
This book investigates the experiences of severely troubled children and their families, teachers, and child psychoanalytic psychotherapists working together in primary schools. Recognizing the increasing importance of attending to the emotional difficulties of children whose relationships and learning are in jeopardy, it will be invaluable to all those working in primary schools, to commissioners of child mental health services, to parents and carers, and to experienced and training clinicians.
Time and Memory
This volume brings together some of the most important papers written on the topic by members of the British Psychoanalytical Society. In the richness of the detailed clinical discussions the ways in which patients deal with time and memory are viewed as crucial indications about their internal world and ways of relating to their objects. Disorientation regarding time tends to reflect levels of disruption to internal object relationships, inability to mourn or to experience guilt.
Immigration in Psychoanalysis
The book presents a unique approach to understanding the varied and multi-layered experience of immigration, exploring how social, cultural, political, and historical contexts shape the psychological experience of immigration, and with it the encounter between foreign-born patients and their psychotherapists. The author brings together a diverse group of contributors, including Ghislaine Boulanger, Eva Hoffman and Dori Laub, to discuss their identity as immigrants and how it informs their work.
From Trauma to Harming Others
This book focuses on the intricacies of working with young people who display such worrying behaviours. Written by experienced and eminent authors, the chapters unpack central theories and open up original ideas describing a range of work with sexual offenders, compulsive pornography users and violent young people. The central theme of the book is trauma and how acting out can be understood as a way of managing the psychic pain of such trauma.
Group Analytic Psychotherapy
This manual provides a detailed description of both long- and short-term versions of group analytic therapy, with rich and vivid clinical examples to illustrate theory and techniques. It describes in detail what a participant may expect, differences between short- and long-term therapy and how to behave as a group member, as well as the main issues the clinician has to deal with. The book is an essential manual for those looking to learn the main attributes of short-term intervention.
Reflecting on Reality
This innovative book looks at how psychotherapists can make use of their skills in primary care. It examines how therapists, family physicians and other primary care professionals can all learn from each other through clinical collaboration. Each chapter describes a different practical approach to joint working in a range of primary care settings, across the life cycle. All the authors are connected with the Tavistock Clinic, and are psychotherapists or family physicians.
Tavistock and Portman Library catalog › Details for: Group analysis : working with staff, teams and organizations
The book identifies the key features to group analytic practice as well as how different theoretical orientations, such as Systemic and Tavistock Consultancy approaches, can be incorporated into the process. It addresses two essential features of group analysis: the exploration of unconscious dynamics in groups, and the shifts of observational attention between the group as a whole, the individual in the group, and the group in the individual.
Violent States and Creative States
This is a provocative collection exploring the different types of violence and how they relate to one another, examined through the integration of several disciplines, including forensic psychotherapy, psychiatry, sociology, psychosocial studies and political science.
The Force of Nonviolence
Judith Butler's new book shows how an ethic of nonviolence must be connected to a broader political struggle for social equality. Further, it argues that nonviolence is often misunderstood as a passive practice that emanates from a calm region of the soul, or as an individualist ethical relation to existing forms of power. But, in fact, nonviolence is an ethical position found in the midst of the political field.
The Emotionally Intelligent Leader
"The Emotionally Intelligent Leader" brings together three of Goleman's bestselling "Harvard Business Review" articles. Together, these three articles guide leaders to recognize the direct ties between emotional intelligence and measurable business results.
Tavistock and Portman Library catalog › Details for: Challenging stress, burnout and rust-out : finding balance in busy lives
This practical resource addresses a problem affecting many professionals worldwide. It will be of particular interest to helping professionals, including occupational therapists, counsellors and therapists, and will allow them to apply the theories of work-life balance to real life in straightforward and tangible ways. The stories and techniques will also resonate with anyone interested in transforming their overworked or overburdened lives.