La Borde Clinic

La Borde Clinic

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. La Borde is a psychiatric clinic that opened in 1951, near the town of Cour-Cheverny in the Loire Valley of France. The clinic was established with the goal of becoming everything the word "asylum" once meant: a shelter, a place of refuge, a sanctuary. Still in operation today, La Borde has been a defining model in the field of institutional psychotherapy. It is an innovative psychiatric clinic where patients are liberated to actively participate in running the facility. The clinic was founded by Jean Oury. A young psychiatrist who gained invaluable experience in experimental therapy at the famous Saint-Alban Psychiatric Hospital, the result of a World War II preponderance on the advancement of the movement of institutional psychotherapy. He was influenced by innovative therapists such as Paul Balvet, Lucien Bonnaf, the philosopher Georges Canguilhem, and the poet Paul luard.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136684837
  • 9786136684833