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The making of psychotherapists

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Corners very slightly bent, otherwise as new paperback.

Subtitled: An anthropological analysis.

Here, for the first time, is a book that submits the psychoanalytic community and training institute to deep anthropological enquiry. It expertly uncovers the manifold and often hidden institutional devices used to transform trainees into professionals. By analysing the origins of the splits and ructions within the profession, and by attending closely to what trainees feel, do and think as they struggle towards professional status, Davies exposes the often subtle but deeply penetrating effects psychoanalytic training has upon all who pass through it, and the way these effects come to structure and direct the community itself.

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Author(s):
James davies
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
14.5 x 1.6 x 23 cm
Edition:
2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1855756560
ISBN-13:
9781855756564
Number of pages:
312
Publisher:
Karnac
Title:
The making of psychotherapists

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Corners very slightly bent, otherwise as new paperback.

Subtitled: An anthropological analysis.

Here, for the first time, is a book that submits the psychoanalytic community and training institute to deep anthropological enquiry. It expertly uncovers the manifold and often hidden institutional devices used to transform trainees into professionals. By analysing the origins of the splits and ructions within the profession, and by attending closely to what trainees feel, do and think as they struggle towards professional status, Davies exposes the often subtle but deeply penetrating effects psychoanalytic training has upon all who pass through it, and the way these effects come to structure and direct the community itself.

Author(s):
James davies
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
14.5 x 1.6 x 23 cm
Edition:
2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1855756560
ISBN-13:
9781855756564
Number of pages:
312
Publisher:
Karnac
Title:
The making of psychotherapists

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