The Therapeutic Frame in the Clinical Context: Integrative Perspectives (Hardcover)

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The Therapeutic Frame in the Clinical Context: Integrative Perspectives (Hardcover)

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How does the therapeutic frame help therapists in their practice?

The Therapeutic Frame in the Clinical Context examines some of the key issues inherent in the intimate and very often intense therapeutic relationship. It addresses and clarifies perspectives on the creation of a therapeutic environment that is conducive to therapy.

The book addresses specific aspects of the therapeutic frame. How does a client feel about unexpectedly meeting her psychotherapist's son or daughter? How does a psychotherapist or counsellor practice within a 'frameless', often intrusive environment, in acute hospital wards? How does a counsellor manage the frame in the face of a life-threatening illness?

Using a wealth of examples from clinical practice, The Therapeutic Frame in the Clinical Context examines these issues and more, in a range of settings including the NHS, private practice, and the workplace, and provides valuable guidelines from a range of theoretical perspectives, including Jungian and psychoanalytic.
Maria Luca is psychotherapist and clinical consultant in private practice and in the NHS. She is the Director of the MA in Psychotherapy and Counselling, Regent's College, London.
Product Details ISBN: 9781583919767
ISBN-10: 1583919767
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: October 7th, 2004
Pages: 232
Language: English