Readership: Psychodynamic therapists and
counsellors; mental health professionals
Alessandra Lemma, Unit Director, Psychological Therapies Development Unit, Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, Mary Target, Professor of Psychoanalysis, UCL, Professional Director, Anna Freud Centre, and Peter Fonagy, Freud Memorial Professor, UCL, Chief Director, Anna Freud Centre
Professor Alessandra Lemma is Director of the Psychological Therapies Development Unit at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. She is a clinical psychologist and a psychoanalyst. She is Visiting Professor, Research Dept of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University
College, and Visiting Professor of Psychological Therapies, School of Health and Human Sciences at Essex University. She is a Fellow of the British Psychoanalytic Society. She has published several books and papers on psychotherapy and psychoanalysis.
Professor Mary Target is a clinical psychologist and a psychoanalyst. She is Professor of Psychoanalysis, Research Dept of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London; she is also Professional Director of the Anna Freud Centre. She is a Fellow of the British Psycho-Analytical Society, and Course Organiser of UCL's Masters in Theoretical Psychoanalytic Studies and Doctorate in Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. She carries out research on child and adult attachment, personality functioning and mentalization, and has a part-time psychoanalytic practice.
Peter Fonagy, PhD, FBA is Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis and Head of the Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology at University College London; Chief Executive of the Anna Freud Centre, London; and Consultant to the Child and Family Program at the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences at the Baylor College of Medicine. He is also a fellow of the British Academy.
"The Oxford Handbook of Chinese Psychology is a massive collection of perspectives between two hard covers. It is hardly vacation reading, but its perusal can offer the interculturalist a couple of benefits. First, it provides a perspective on what is happening in psychological research that both reflects intercultural theory and perhaps challenges it and may add to it Brief Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy: A Clinician's Guide is essential reading for mental health professionals who wish to continue to work psychodynamically in the public health sector. It is an impressive and accessible protocol and, as such, is to be highly recommended to neuroscientists
and psychodynamic psychotherapists alike who attempt to treat patients with mood disorders-anywhere in the world." - Neuropsychoanalysis
1: Dynamic-Interpersonal Therapy (DIT): New Wine in an Old Bottle?
2: Why DIT for Mood Disorders?
3: Core Features and Strategies
4: The Initial Phase
5: The Interpersonal-Affective Focus (IPAF)
6: The Middle Phase
8: Working in the transference
9: The Ending Phase
10: When Things Wrong
11: When Things Wrong