Psychic Assaults and Frightened Clinicians: Countertransference in Forensic Settings

Author:   John Gordon ,  Gabriel Kirtchuk
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN:  

9780367105938


Pages:   176
Publication Date:   14 June 2019
Format:   Hardback
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...a fascinating read for mental health workers regardless of their own theoretical background. Working with disturbed and disturbing individuals in secure settings produces strong feelings, and working with those feelings is undoubtedly an essential part of providing care effectively. This book is likely to challenge readers' understandings of their own actions and reactions.' (Dr Neil Brimblecombe, Director of Mental Health Nursing, Department of Health, and Nurse Director, Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust.)

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Author:   John Gordon ,  Gabriel Kirtchuk
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
Weight:   0.485kg
ISBN:  

9780367105938


ISBN 10:   0367105934
Pages:   176
Publication Date:   14 June 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Series Foreword , Foreword , Introduction , Caring amid victims and perpetrators: trauma and forensic mental health nursing , The dreaded and dreading patient and therapist , X-treme group analysis: on the countertransference edge in inpatient work with forensic patients , Bearable or unbearable? Unconscious communication in management , Thoughts from consulting in secure settings: do forensic institutions need psychotherapy? , Interpersonal dynamics in the everyday practice of a forensic unit , Conclusion , Afterword

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This is a fascinating read for mental health workers regardless of their own theoretical background. Working with disturbed and disturbing individuals in secure settings produces strong feelings, and working with those feelings is undoubtedly an essential part of providing care effectively. This book is likely to challenge readers' understandings of their own actions and reactions. --Dr Neil Brimblecombe, Director of Mental Health Nursing, Department of Health, and Nurse Director


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