9. Psychodynamic Contributions to Pluralistic Practice

  1. Martin Milton
  1. Debora Diamond

Published Online: 16 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470667279.ch9

Therapy and Beyond: Counselling Psychology Contributions to Therapeutic and Social Issues

Therapy and Beyond: Counselling Psychology Contributions to Therapeutic and Social Issues

How to Cite

Diamond, D. (2010) Psychodynamic Contributions to Pluralistic Practice, in Therapy and Beyond: Counselling Psychology Contributions to Therapeutic and Social Issues (ed M. Milton), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470667279.ch9

Editor Information

  1. University of Surrey, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Surrey, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 30 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470715475

Online ISBN: 9780470667279

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Keywords:

  • psychodynamic contributions to pluralistic practice;
  • phenomenon of action–reaction, not specific to psychotherapy or psychology - acknowledged in every aspect of life;
  • craft of therapy, new contexts and new understandings - lived experiences of those in distress;
  • Freud, and individual's need to employ defence mechanisms - innate, biological factors;
  • psychoanalytic techniques - processes of decreasing psychic disturbance and subsequent symptomology;
  • counselling psychology - as transmodal practice;
  • multiple domains of counselling psychology;
  • counselling psychology's contribution - to acute care;
  • psychodynamically informed inpatient group;
  • psychodynamic inpatient groups - marking a return to traditional principles, adapted to modern-day practices

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Therapy as an Art Form

  • The Emergence of Counselling Psychology

  • The Psychoanalytic Tradition

  • Counselling Psychology as Transmodal Practice

  • Counselling Psychology's Contribution to Acute Care

  • Conclusion

  • Note

  • References