Tag Archive: psychodynamic

Classic Morita Therapy: Advancing Consciousness in Psychotherapy

Peg LeVine [1], Clinical Psychologist, Medical Anthropologist, and Associate Professor, Centre for Advanced Genocide Studies (Shoah Foundation, Los Angeles); University of Melbourne                                                          Abstract This article chronicles “peripheral consciousness” and therapy developed by Japanese …

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Classic Morita Therapy: Advancing Consciousness in Psychotherapy

    Return to Journal Articles Peg LeVine, Clinical Psychologist, Medical Anthropologist, and Associate Professor, Centre for Advanced Genocide Studies (Shoah Foundation, Los Angeles); University of Melbourne       Introduction In the early 1900s, Japanese psychiatrist Shōma Morita, MD (1874-1938) developed a sequential approach to therapy that emerged from his theory of consciousness.[1] Outside psychoanalytic studies, Morita’s portrayal …

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The effectiveness of psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy: A literature review of recent international and Australian research

Cadeyrn Gaskin [1] Gaskin Research, Victoria, Australia                                                                                               Abstract The purpose of this review …

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Client preferences: building bridges between therapy and everyday life

John McLeod [1], University of Abertay, Scotland                                                                                                Abstract Recent research …

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Client preferences: building bridges between therapy and everyday life

   Return to Journal Articles John McLeod, University of Abertay, Scotland Introduction One of the major challenges facing the counselling and psychotherapy professional community, at this point in its history, concerns the question of how to reconcile knowledge that is derived from specific theoretical models, and knowledge that is derived from more general, pan-theoretical perspectives. …

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Book Review for Morris Eagle’s Attachment and Psychoanalysis: Theory, Research and Clinical Implications (Guilford Press, 2013)

John Meteyard, Senior Lecturer, Christian Heritage College   As recently as 2001, well known attachment theory researcher and author, Peter Fonagy, noted that there has been a tradition of “bad blood” between the disciplines of psychoanalysis and attachment theory. This unfortunate feud appears to stem back to at least the early 1960s and the now famous dismissal of …

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Book Review for Morris Eagle’s Attachment and Psychoanalysis: Theory, Research and Clinical Implications (Guilford Press, 2013)

Return to Journal Articles John Meteyard, Senior Lecturer, Christian Heritage College   As recently as 2001, well known attachment theory researcher and author, Peter Fonagy, noted that there has been a tradition of “bad blood” between the disciplines of psychoanalysis and attachment theory. This unfortunate feud appears to stem back to at least the early 1960s …

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The Effectiveness of psychodynamic psychotherapy: A systematic review of recent international and Australian research

The purpose of this research was to determine the effectiveness of psychodynamic psychotherapy, both generally and in Australian settings. A systematic review of recent (last five years) and Australian (last 10 years) papers using MEDLINE Complete and…

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The Effectiveness of psychodynamic psychotherapy: A systematic review of recent international and Australian research

Return to Journal Articles Dr Cadeyrn Gaskin, Gaskin Research, Melbourne, Australia Introduction In Australia (Pelling, 2005; Schofield, 2008), as well as internationally (Aldridge & Pollard, 2005), it is common for counsellors and psychotherapists to use psychodynamic approaches in their work with clients. The findings from a survey of professional and clinical members of the 41 …

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