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Author Fenster, Sheri, author.

Title The therapist's pregnancy : intrusion in the analytic space / Sheri Fenster, Suzanne B. Phillips, Estelle R.G. Rapoport
Published London : Routledge, [2015]
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Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Overview of the Literature; Psychological aspects of pregnancy; The pregnant therapist: Alterations in self; Patient reactions to the therapist's pregnancy; Supervisors' and colleagues' responses to the therapist's pregnancy; Research pertaining to the therapist's pregnancy; Summary; 2. The Fenster Study: Longitudinal Findings on Twenty-two Pregnant Therapists; Methodology; Brief overview of results; 3. Transference Themes and Patterns of Response; Initial reactions and responses; Themes and issues
11. The Impact of Motherhood on the TherapistStages in the return to work; Patient's responses; Organizing life is a preoccupation; References; Author Index; Subject Index
Recognition responseRecognition and response as a function of patient's sex; Recognition and response as a function of patient's diagnosis; Other reactions; The impact of the pregnancy-positive and negative; Summary; 4. Countertransference Reactions During the Therapist's Pregnancy; The first trimester; The second trimester; The third trimester; 5. Alterations in the Treatment Process: Implications for Technique; The setting; Technique; Special event dynamics; Interventions; The real relationship and self-disclosure; Summary; 6. Management of Practical Issues; Recognition; New referrals
The period of interruptionGifts; Patients' questions; Colleagues; Summary; 7. Treatment of the Adolescent Girl During the Therapist's Pregnancy; 8. The Pregnant Therapist as Group Leader; Bioti's theoretical framework; Clinical material; Object relations framework; Clinical material; Summary; 9. Supervising the Pregnant Therapist; Parallel process; Pregnant therapists and their supervisors; Female and male supervisors; Guidelines for supervision; 10. The Homosexual Patient and the Analyst's Pregnancy; Theoretical concepts; Treatment issues; Clinical case; Summary
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Pregnancy -- Psychological aspects.
Psychotherapist and patient.
Women psychotherapists.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Pregnancy -- Psychological aspects.
Psychotherapist and patient.
Women psychotherapists.
Form Electronic book
Author Phillips, Suzanne B., author.
Rapoport, Estelle R. G., author.
ISBN 1317758293