The Making of Psychotherapists
An Anthropological AnalysisUnknown - 2009
Here, for the first time, is a book that submits the psychoanalytic training institute to deep anthropological scrutiny. It expertly uncovers the hidden institutional devices used to transform trainees into professionals. By attending closely to what trainees feel, do, and think as they struggle towards professional status, it exposes the often subtle but deeply penetrating effects psychoanalytic training has upon all who pass through it; effects that profoundly shape not only therapists (professionally and personally), but also the community itself. Davies' fascinating and original data is cu.
Publisher: London : Karnac, 2009.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vi, 312 pages) : illustrations