The Emerging Self in Psychotherapy with Adults

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This Ebook focuses theoretically, empirically and practically on a concept of the self that includes neurobiological, psychological and social dimensions in psychotherapy with adults. The theoretical ...
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Chapter 04 - The Damaged Self and the Process of Psychotherapy

Pp. 66-78 (13)

Richard A. Mackey

Abstract

Often, I have treated individuals who have had previous therapy, sometimes years of it with therapists of different orientations. As a result, there may have been rather specific behavioral changes yet the individual continues to experience feelings about themselves that are troublesome. This chapter focuses on such individuals and uses a case to show the beginning to ongoing process of psychotherapy.

Affiliation:

Boston College USA.