Counselling and Psychotherapy with Older People

Counselling and Psychotherapy with Older People : A Psychodynamic Approach

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Building on the success of Working with the Elderly and their Carers, this new edition pursues an in depth understanding of therapy with older people. A wide range of clinical material and 3 new chapters draw on developments in psychodynamic theory and the author's experience to offer valuable insights for trainees and experienced practitioners.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 10.16mm | 291g
  • Red Globe Press
  • Basingstoke, England, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd ed. 2008
  • 184 p.
  • 0230506542
  • 9780230506541
  • 994,458

Table of contents

PART I: DIRECT FACE TO FACE THERAPY.- To Love Life and Mourn its End.- Brief Interventions .- Longer Individual Therapy.- Therapy With an Older Man Who Had Lost His Speech.- Older Couples.- Groups for Very Frail Older People and Their Carers.- PART II: INDIRECT THERAPEUTIC CONSULTATIONS.- Ageist Attitudes and Behaviours.- Individual Consultations with Carers.- Support Groups for Care Staff.- Teaching and Learning about Therapy with Older People.
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Review quote

'Terry relates stories of humanity, generosity and compassion that are wholly accessible to therapists whatever their therapeutic orientation...He acknowledges that age has enabled him to find his own voice - and it is both eloquent and profound.' - Vee Howard-Jones, Therapy Today
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About Paul Terry

PAUL TERRY is a lecturer in Counselling at Birkbeck College, University of London. He has taught psychodynamic counselling for many years at the same time whilst practising as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and a Specialty Lead for Older People in the NHS.
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