Intensive Short-term Dynamic Psychotherapy : Theory and Technique, Paperback Book

Intensive Short-term Dynamic Psychotherapy : Theory and Technique Paperback


Traditionally, psychoanalytic treatment has been a lengthy endeavour, requiring a long-term commitment from patient and analyst, as well as vast financial resources.

More recently, short-term approaches to psychoanalytic treatment have proliferated.

One of the most well-known and thoroughly studied is the groundbreaking method of Intensive Short-term Dynamic Psychotherapy, developed by Dr. Habib Davanloo. Having trained directly with Dr. Davenloo, the author has written a clear, concise outline of the method that has come to be regarded as a classic in the field.

The book is organised in a systematic fashion, analogous to the process of therapy itself, from initial contact through to termination and follow-up.

Detailed clinical examples are presented throughout the text to illustrate how theory is translated into techniques of unparalleled power and effectiveness.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures
  • Publisher: Karnac Books
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  • Category: Psychotherapy
  • ISBN: 9781855753020

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