Beyond Empathy (Routledge Mental Health Classic Editions) (Original PDF from Publisher)
By Richard G. Erskine, Janet P. Moursund, Rebecca L. Trautmann
Written by leaders in the field of relational integrative psychotherapy, this book offers trainees and experienced therapists a methodology for assisting people in rediscovering their ability to maintain genuine relationships and, thus, better psychological health. This classic edition includes a new preface by Richard G. Erskine that reflects on changes in the field since the book’s first publication.
Drawing from Rogers’ client-centered therapy, Berne’s transactional analysis, Perls’ Gestalt therapy, Kohut’s self-psychology, and the work of British object-relations theorists, this book accessibly introduces the authors’ Keyhole theory while using real life interchanges between therapists and clients to illustrate key concepts. The second part of the book details the application of this method in therapy work and provides transcripts from seven therapy sessions. These include examples of relational psychotherapy, psychotherapeutic regression, working with a parental introject, couple psychotherapy, as well as detailed explanations of the therapeutic methods.
An undoubtable classic, the book’s conversational style makes the theory and methods of a relationally based integrative psychotherapy come alive. This versatile approach to therapy promises to be effective across a wide range of therapeutic situations, making this a valuable book for both students and practicing clinicians throughout the spectrum of mental healthcare providers.
- Publisher : Routledge; 1st edition (September 30, 2022)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 396 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1032322594
- ISBN-13 : 978-1032322599
- ISBN-13 : 9781032322599
- eText ISBN: 9781000647921