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David Mann - Psychotherapy: An Erotic Relationship: Transference and Countertransference Passions - 9780415148528 - V9780415148528
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Psychotherapy: An Erotic Relationship: Transference and Countertransference Passions

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Description for Psychotherapy: An Erotic Relationship: Transference and Countertransference Passions Paperback. This study explores intimate aspects of the psychoanalytic relationship - the erotic feelings or fantasies that may be felt by the patient and the therapist towards each other - and suggests that this transference and countertransference is a potentially powerful source of creative transformation. Num Pages: 224 pages, references. BIC Classification: JMAF; MMJT. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 156 x 23. Weight in Grams: 332.

Psychotherapy: An Erotic Relationship challenges the traditional belief that transference and countertransference are merely forms of resistance which jeopardize the therapeutic process. David Mann shows how the erotic feelings and fantasies experienced by clients and therapists can be used to bring about a positive transformation.
Combining extensive clinical material with theoretical insights and new research on infants, the author traces erotic development back to the parent-child relationship, drawing parallels between this relationship and the therapist/client dyad. Individual chapters explore the function of the erotic within the unconscious, pre-Oedipal and Oedipal material, homoeroticism in therapy, sexual intercourse as a metaphor ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Condition
New
Weight
348g
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780415148528
SKU
V9780415148528
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 4 to 8 working days
Ref
99-3

About David Mann
David Mann is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist registered with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy. He works in primary care and private practice. He also runs workshops and teaches on psychotherapy training programmes.

Reviews for Psychotherapy: An Erotic Relationship: Transference and Countertransference Passions
'This book breathes fresh air into a delicate and problematic part of therapy: the therapist's own sexual feelings and meanings...It is a must for sex therapists.' - Sexual and Marital Therapy 'Immensely readable. There is no shortage of clear clinical examples to illustrate what he is saying, and his openness about his own countertransference is refreshing and enabling. He ... Read more

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