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Defense Mechanisms in the Counseling Process`[The client material]… stimulated thought and reflection… Clark presented a large number of very tricky case studies and illustrated all manner of different and interesting ways of responding to clients who find it difficult to engage with the process of counselling. Furthermore, this is done in the framework of a model of counselling which integrates humanistic, psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioural theories in a most interesting and convincing way. In the end, I learned quite a lot and …

Defense Mechanisms in the Counseling Process by Arthur J. Clark (1998-01-01)`[The client material]… stimulated thought and reflection… Clark presented a large number of very tricky case studies and illustrated all manner of different and interesting ways of responding to clients who find it difficult to engage with the process of counselling. Furthermore, this is done in the framework of a model of counselling which integrates humanistic, psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioural theories in a most interesting and convincing way. In the end, I learned quite a lot and …

Defense Mechanisms, Volume 136: Theoretical, Research and Clinical Perspectives (Advances in Psychology)The book is focused on defense mechanisms as theoretical constructs as well as the possibilities of their empirical registration by different methods, and the application of these constructs in different fields of psychology with special regard to concurrent and predictive validity. It is argued that defense mechanisms are in many ways to be seen as integrative constructs, not necessarily restricted to psychoanalytic theory and that the potential fields of their application have a wide ranging s…

Defense Mechanisms in the Counseling Process [PAPERBACK] [1998] [By Arthur J. Clark]The book is focused on defense mechanisms as theoretical constructs as well as the possibilities of their empirical registration by different methods, and the application of these constructs in different fields of psychology with special regard to concurrent and predictive validity. It is argued that defense mechanisms are in many ways to be seen as integrative constructs, not necessarily restricted to psychoanalytic theory and that the potential fields of their application have a wide ranging s…

Emotions in Personality and Psychopathology (Emotions, Personality, and Psychotherapy)Significant developments within the past few years have made possible the publication of this rather large volume focusing on specific emotions of human experience, such as interest, joy, anger, distress, fear, shame, shyness, and guilt. The relevant events include new evidence on the relationship of emotions to cognitive processes and to personality traits and defense mechanisms. They also include discoveries relating to the biological foundations of emotions and theory regarding their signific…

Ordinary People and Extra-ordinary Protections: A Post-Kleinian Approach to the Treatment of Primitive Mental States (The New Library of Psychoanalysis)Many people come to analysis appearing quite ‘ordinary’ on the surface. However, once below that surface, we often come into contact with something quite unexpected: ‘extra-ordinary protections’ created to keep at bay any awareness of deeply traumatic happenings occurring at some point in life. Judith Mitrani investigates the development and the function of these protections, allowing the reader to witness the evolution of the process of transformation, wherein defensiveness steadily mutates int…

The Processes of Defense: Trauma, Drives, and Reality A New SynthesisIn this direct and scholarly book, Dr. Joseph Fernando provides the first in-depth exploration and up-to-date revision of the psychoanalytic theory of defenses since Anna Freud’s 1936 classic, The Ego and the Mechanisms of Defense. The workings of three basic forms of defense―repression, denial, and post-traumatic defenses―are clearly described and illustrated with examples from Dr. Fernando’s clinical practice.While comprehensive and authoritative in its coverage of defenses, the book is al…

Barriers, Defences and Resistance (Core Concepts in Therapy)This book focuses on ways in which therapists can conceptualize barriers, defenses, and resistances in therapy, linking this with implications for therapeutic practice. As well as being of particular interest to counselors, counseling psychologists, and psychotherapists, the book will also be of value to professionals such as nurses and occupational therapists….