Contemporary Clinical Practice: The Holding Environment Under Assault

Contemporary Clinical Practice: The Holding Environment Under Assault


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Contemporary Clinical Practice: The Holding Environment Under Assault is devoted to the examination of contemporary social problems and their impact on the clinical process. State-of-the-art psychodynamic theories will be applied to the understanding of how war, terrorism, politics, government regulations, and other environmental problems influence interactions between clinicians and their patients.

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ISBN-13: 9781461493808
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 10/02/2013
Series: Essential Clinical Social Work Series
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.01(d)

Table of Contents

The World Outside:Its Impact On The Treatment Setting.- The Erosion of the Sociopolitical Holding Environment and The Collapse of the Potential Space for Creative Repair.- Grief and Loss in an Age of Global Trauma: Protest and Despair vs. Attachment and Reorganization.- Integrating the Internal and External Worlds of Clinical Social Work:A Philosophical and Political Search.-Virtual Intimacy in the Therapeutic Space: Help or Hindrance?-What Happens to Confidentiality When the Government Enters the Treatment Room via The Patriot Act, HIPPA, and Managed Care?-A Perfect Storm: The Influence of Outside Forces on Social Work Education.- Considerations for Psychoanalytic Treatment in a Time of War.- Real Experiences Revisited:The Significance of Attachment, Separation and Loss in Adult Psychotherapy.- On Being at the Margins: The Loss of Dissidence in Psychoanalysis.

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