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Rachael Chazan - The Group as Therapist (International Library of Group Analysis) - 9781853029066 - V9781853029066
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The Group as Therapist (International Library of Group Analysis)

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Description for The Group as Therapist (International Library of Group Analysis) Paperback. In this clear and accessible text, Rachael Chazan argues the case for the classical analytic group and demonstrates its potential benefits. She applies the model to couples and multiple family groups, and groups with psychotic and borderline personalities, using illustrations from her own extensive clinical experience. Series: International Library of Group Analysis. Num Pages: 208 pages, references, index. BIC Classification: JMAF; JMH; MMJT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 232 x 157 x 12. Weight in Grams: 320.
This book leads the author clearly and smoothly to a natural acceptance of the power of the group as therapist. The author's extensive experience in the field, together with her academic training and curiosity, has enabled her to weave the contributions of past and present theorists and practitioners into her thesis with masterful ease. No pretentious professional jargon obstructs our immediate grasp of the material; she builds her arguments from the basic to the sophisticated in clear and simple language, accessible to all.' - Israel Journal of Psychiatry 'This is a brilliant exposition written ... Read more

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Jessica Kingsley Pub
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International Library of Group Analysis
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About Rachael Chazan
Rachael Chazan is a psychiatrist who qualified in London and works in Jerusalem where she also graduated in philosophy. She is a supervisor of the Faculty of Psychotherapy, Tel Aviv University and has chaired the Israel Group Analytic Society.

Reviews for The Group as Therapist (International Library of Group Analysis)
'This is a brilliant exposition written in a deceptively simple style. It is a must!' - Patrick de Mare '...slowly group-analytic ideas and methods are contributing to the humanizing of psychiatry and to the great good of civil society. This book is a contribution to that process. - Malcolm Pines

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