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Title On becoming a psychotherapist / edited by Windy Dryden and Laurence Spurling
Published London ; New York : Tavistock/Routledge, 1989
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Description 1 online resource (x, 248 pages)
Contents Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Chapter one The therapist as a crucial variable in psychotherapy; Chapter two The object of the dance; Chapter three Through therapy to self; Chapter four The blessing and the curse of empathy; Chapter five Chance and choices in becoming a therapist; Chapter six Living vs. survival: a psychotherapist's journey; Chapter seven My career as researcher and psychotherapist; Chapter eight A fight for freedom; Chapter nine Challenging the 'White Knight'; Chapter ten A late developer; Chapter eleven Rhythm and blues
Summary Why do people want to become a psychotherapist? How do they translate this desire into reality? In this absorbing book, ten leading therapists write about their profession and their careers, examining how and why they became psychotherapists
Analysis Psychotherapy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Psychotherapists -- Attitudes
Psychotherapists -- Mental health
Psychotherapists -- Psychology
Psychotherapy -- Vocational guidance.
Career Choice.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Psychotherapy -- General.
Psychotherapists -- Attitudes.
Psychotherapists -- Mental health.
Psychotherapists -- Psychology.
Psychotherapy -- Vocational guidance.
Genre/Form Personal Narrative.
Form Electronic book
Author Dryden, Windy.
Spurling, Laurence, 1950-
ISBN 020397722X