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Title Psychic assaults and frightened clinicians : countertransference in forensic settings / edited by John Gordon and Gabriel Kirtchuk ; foreword by R.D. Hinshelwood
Published London : Karnac, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 152 pages)
Series Forensic psychotherapy monograph series
Forensic psychotherapy monograph series.
Contents Caring amid victims and perpetrators : trauma and forensic mental health nursing / Anne Aiyegbusi and Gillina Tuck -- The dreaded and dreading patient and therapist / Carine Minne -- X-treme group analysis : on the countertransference edge in inpatient work with forensic patients / John Gordon [and others] -- Bearable or unbearable? Unconscious communication in management / Michael Mercer -- Thoughts from consulting in secure settings : do forensic institutions need psychotherapy? / Stanley Ruszczynski -- Interpersonal dynamics in the everyday practice of a forensic unit / Gabriel Kirtchuk, David Reiss and John Gordon -- Conclusion : the role of a psychotherapy department in the large forensic service / John Gordon and Gabriel Kirtchuk
Summary ' ... A fascinating read for mental health workers regardless of their own theoretical background. Working with disturbed and disturbing individuals in secure settings produces strong feelings, and working with those feelings is undoubtedly an essential part of providing care effectively. This book is likely to challenge readers' understandings of their own actions and reactions.' (Dr Neil Brimblecombe, Director of Mental Health Nursing, Department of Health, and Nurse Director, Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-148) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Countertransference (Psychology)
Forensic psychiatry.
Mentally ill offenders -- Treatment.
Countertransference (Psychology)
Forensic Psychiatry -- methods.
Mentally Ill Persons -- psychology.
Professional-Patient Relations.
Psychotherapy -- methods.
Form Electronic book
Author Gordon, John S.
Kirtchuk, Gabriel.
LC no. 2009417648
ISBN 1283070472
1849406286 (electronic bk.)
9781849406284 (electronic bk.)