Loewenthal, Del

Critical Psychotherapy, Psychoanalysis and Counselling

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction

1. Talking Therapies, Culture, the State and Neoliberalism: Is There a Need for Critical Psychotherapy, Psychoanalysis and Counselling?
Del Loewenthal

Part II. What Can We Learn from Critical Psychiatry and Critical Psychology?

2. The Medical Model: What Is It, Where Did It Come from and How Long Has It Got?
Hugh Middleton

3. Towards Critical Psychotherapy and Counselling: What Can We Learn from Critical Psychology (and Political Economy)?
Ian Parker

4. The Neurobiological Turn in Therapeutic Treatment: Salvation or Devastation?
Kenneth J. Gergen

Part III. Users’ Perspectives

5. Personal versus Medical Meanings in Breakdown, Treatment and Recovery from ‘Schizophrenia’
Tom Cotton, Del Loewenthal

Part IV. Critiques Coming More from Outside

6. Critical Theory and Psychotherapy
Anastasios Gaitanidis

7. When Love Is Not All We Want: Queers, Singles and the Therapeutic Cult of Relationality
Mari Ruti, Adrian Cocking

8. Relating to People as Revolutionaries
Lois Holzman

9. Work in Contemporary Capitalism
Michael Rustin

Part V. Critiques Coming More from Inside

10. Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Therapy (But Were Afraid to Ask): Fragments of a Critical Psychotherapy
Andrew Samuels

11. Critical Priorities for the Psychotherapy and Counselling Community
Colin Feltham

12. The Deleuzian Project
Chris Oakley

13. Psychoanalysis and the Event of Resistance
Steven Groarke

14. Psychology, Psychotherapy — Coming to Our Senses?
Paul Moloney

Part VI. Critiques of Training and Learning

15. Contesting the Curriculum: Counsellor Education in a Postmodern and Medicalising Era
Tom Strong, Karen H. Ross, Konstantinos Chondros, Monica Sesma-Vazquez

16. Systemic Means to Subversive Ends: Maintaining the Therapeutic Space as a Unique Encounter
Jay Watts

Part VII. Is There an Unfortunate Need for Critical Psychotherapy, Psychoanalysis and Counselling?

17. Psychotherapy, Psychoanalysis and Counselling for Oppressors and Oppressed: Sex, Violence and Ideology in Practice?
Del Loewenthal

Keywords: Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Critical Psychology, Consulting - Supervision - Coaching, Psychoanalysis, Psychotherapy and Counseling, Psychotherapy

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