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Attachment Therapy with Adolescents and Adults [electronic resource] : Theory and Practice Post-Bowlby

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781780490427Publication details: London : Karnac Books, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9781849409704
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Attachment Therapy with Adolescents and Adults : Theory and Practice Post-BowlbyDDC classification:
  • 616.8 616.8/9 616.89 616.8914
LOC classification:
  • RC455.4.A84
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Contents:
COVER; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABOUT THE AUTHORS; FOREWORD; PREFACE; PART I THE THEORETICAL BACKGROUND FOR AN AUTONOMOUS SELF THAT IS IMMERSED IN THE DYNAMICS OF ATTACHMENT AND INTEREST SHARING; CHAPTER ONE Introducing a new attachment paradigm; CHAPTER TWO How the self communicates: the emotive nonverbal signals of body language and interactions between people; CHAPTER THREE Introducing a new conceptualization of the self: the autonomous self immersed in the dynamics of attachment and interest sharing; CHAPTER FOUR The defensive self; CHAPTER FIVE The careseeking self
APPENDIX 4 The evolution and importance of the Adult Attachment Investigation (the AAI)APPENDIX 5 Comparisons and contrasts between Lichtenberg's motivational systems and Heard and Lake's goal corrected systems; GLOSSARY; REFERENCES; INDEX
CHAPTER SIX The caregiving selfCHAPTER SEVEN The exploratory interest sharing self; CHAPTER EIGHT The sexual self; CHAPTER NINE Diagrammatic representations of the interplay between the systems with interpersonal goals and the danger/fear system following a threat to wellbeing; CHAPTER TEN The self under threat and alone: supported or unsupported by the sixth and seventh systems; PART II THERAPY GUIDED BY THE NEW ATTACHMENT PARADIGM; CHAPTER TWELVE Effective and ineffective caregiving: analysis of patterns of interaction
CHAPTER THIRTEEN Working with an individual adult client with a focus on her defensive identityCHAPTER FOURTEEN The structure and composition of exploratory group psychotherapy for professional caregivers; CHAPTER FIFTEEN Exploratory group psychotherapy: the task of the facilitator; CHAPTER SIXTEEN Exploratory group psychotherapy: personal and professional applications; PART III; APPENDIX 1 Bowlby's contributions to attachment theory; APPENDIX 2 How the concept of security became part of attachment theory; APPENDIX 3 The strange situation test
Summary: This is a revised edition of an important title originally published in 2009. It is written primarily for psychotherapists and other practitioners and describes a new and effective form of dynamic therapy designed for working with adults and with adolescents. The theory, on which the new form of therapy is based, is centred in a paradigm that extends and crucially alters the paradigm for developmental psychology opened by the Bowlby/Ainsworth attachment theory. It describes a pre-programmed process, the dynamics sustaining attachment and interest sharing, which is activated as soon as people
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COVER; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABOUT THE AUTHORS; FOREWORD; PREFACE; PART I THE THEORETICAL BACKGROUND FOR AN AUTONOMOUS SELF THAT IS IMMERSED IN THE DYNAMICS OF ATTACHMENT AND INTEREST SHARING; CHAPTER ONE Introducing a new attachment paradigm; CHAPTER TWO How the self communicates: the emotive nonverbal signals of body language and interactions between people; CHAPTER THREE Introducing a new conceptualization of the self: the autonomous self immersed in the dynamics of attachment and interest sharing; CHAPTER FOUR The defensive self; CHAPTER FIVE The careseeking self

APPENDIX 4 The evolution and importance of the Adult Attachment Investigation (the AAI)APPENDIX 5 Comparisons and contrasts between Lichtenberg's motivational systems and Heard and Lake's goal corrected systems; GLOSSARY; REFERENCES; INDEX

CHAPTER SIX The caregiving selfCHAPTER SEVEN The exploratory interest sharing self; CHAPTER EIGHT The sexual self; CHAPTER NINE Diagrammatic representations of the interplay between the systems with interpersonal goals and the danger/fear system following a threat to wellbeing; CHAPTER TEN The self under threat and alone: supported or unsupported by the sixth and seventh systems; PART II THERAPY GUIDED BY THE NEW ATTACHMENT PARADIGM; CHAPTER TWELVE Effective and ineffective caregiving: analysis of patterns of interaction

CHAPTER THIRTEEN Working with an individual adult client with a focus on her defensive identityCHAPTER FOURTEEN The structure and composition of exploratory group psychotherapy for professional caregivers; CHAPTER FIFTEEN Exploratory group psychotherapy: the task of the facilitator; CHAPTER SIXTEEN Exploratory group psychotherapy: personal and professional applications; PART III; APPENDIX 1 Bowlby's contributions to attachment theory; APPENDIX 2 How the concept of security became part of attachment theory; APPENDIX 3 The strange situation test

This is a revised edition of an important title originally published in 2009. It is written primarily for psychotherapists and other practitioners and describes a new and effective form of dynamic therapy designed for working with adults and with adolescents. The theory, on which the new form of therapy is based, is centred in a paradigm that extends and crucially alters the paradigm for developmental psychology opened by the Bowlby/Ainsworth attachment theory. It describes a pre-programmed process, the dynamics sustaining attachment and interest sharing, which is activated as soon as people