Forgiving, Forgetting, and Moving On : Living a Less-Conflicted Life
Forgiving, Forgetting, and Moving On delineates therapeutic pathways to conflict resolution. The author highlights how conflict develops out of personality configurations, describes paths to resolving conflicts therapeutically, and explains how conflict that could create dysphoric affects can be more comfortably accommodated into one's personality structure.
- Hardback | 170 pages
- 157.48 x 231.14 x 17.78mm | 430.91g
- 21 Oct 2010
- Jason Aronson Inc. Publishers
- Northvale NJ, United States
Dr. Hooberman's new book offers a lucid and compelling account of psychotherapy at its best. Using rich and detailed examples that draw from his extensive clinical experience, Dr. Hooberman explains how therapy works in clear, jargon-free prose. Seasoned therapists, student therapists, and anyone interested in the therapeutic enterprise will find fresh and practical ideas in this excellent book. -- James Hansell, PhD, University of Michigan Hooberman's succinct casebook is unabashedly clinical even though he underscores the theoretical underpinnings of his work with patients and even offers some novel concepts of his own. It will give the reader a pause and a fresh impetus to think about clinical work in deeper ways. An important service to mental health professionals indeed! -- Salman Akhtar, MD, is professor of psychiatry at Jefferson Medical College and training and supervising analyst at the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
About Robert E. Hooberman
Robert E. Hooberman is a psychologist and psychoanalyst who practices in Ann Arbor, Michigan where he treats adolescents, adults, and couples. He is also the author of Managing the Difficult Patient, Character Transformation through the Psychotherapeutic Relationship, and Competing Theories of Interpretation: An Integrative Approach.
Table of contents
Chapter 1 1 Introduction Part 2 Part I: The Bedrock of the Psyche Chapter 3 2 The Nature of the Psyche Chapter 4 3 Finding the Past in the Present Part 5 Part II: Who Am I, and How Did I Get This Way? Chapter 6 4 The Problem-Solving Mind Chapter 7 5 The Complex Mind Chapter 8 6 The Partitioned Mind Part 9 Part III: Can I Be Different Than I Have Always Been? If So, How? Chapter 10 7 Therapeutic Interventions Chapter 11 8 Forgetting, Forgiving, and Moving On 12 References 13 Index 14 About the Author