The 2nd Edition of Introduction to the Practice of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, the highly successful practice-oriented handbook designed to demystify psychoanalytic psychotherapy, is updated and revised to reflect the latest developments in the field.
* Updated edition of an extremely successful textbook in its field, featuring numerous updates to reflect the latest research and evidence base
* Demystifies the processes underpinning psychoanalytic psychotherapy, particularly the development of the analytic attitude guided by principles of clinical technique
* Provides step-by-step guidance in key areas such as how to conduct assessments, how to formulate cases in psychodynamic terms and how to approach endings
* The author is a leader in the field - she is General Editor of the New Library of Psychoanalysis book series and a former editor of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy