Beyond Medication: Therapeutic Engagement and the Recovery from Psychosis - The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches  to Psychosis Book Series (Hardback)
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Beyond Medication: Therapeutic Engagement and the Recovery from Psychosis - The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis Book Series (Hardback)

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Hardback 216 Pages / Published: 09/02/2016
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Beyond Medication focuses on the creation and evolution of the therapeutic relationship as the agent of change in the recovery from psychosis.

Organized from the clinician's point of view, this practical guidebook moves directly into the heart of the therapeutic process with a sequence of chapters that outline the progressive steps of engagement necessary to recovery. Both the editors and contributors challenge the established medical model by placing the therapeutic relationship at the centre of the treatment process, thus supplanting medication as the single most important element in recovery.

Divided into three parts, topics of focus include:

Strengthening the patientThe mechanism of therapeutic change Sustaining the therapeutic approach.

This book will be essential reading for all mental health professionals working with psychosis including psychoanalysts, psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415463867
Number of pages: 216
Weight: 478 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 23 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

"This superbly executed work is as courageous as it is timely. At last psychoanalytically informed psychotherapy is being recommended and justified for the treatment of psychotic patients - over and above - and often instead of - psychopharmacology! This work is recommended for all mental health workers but particularly for psychiatric residents and psychologists in training." - James Grotstein M.D. Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA and Training and Supervising Analyst at the Psychoanalytic Center of California and The New Center for Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles, USA

"This book will surely be an interesting read for experienced clinicians to better understand the therapeutic effect of psychodynamic psychotherapy in some disturbed patients." - Dr Sherry Kit Wa Chan, Psychological Medicine, 40, 2010

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