Intimate Violence: Attacks Upon Psychic Interiority by Joseph Scalia

Intimate Violence: Attacks Upon Psychic Interiority

byJoseph Scalia

Kobo ebook | September 25, 2012

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Joseph Scalia is a psychotherapist who has written articles for The Journal of Interpersonal Violence and Modern Psychoanalyst.
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Title:Intimate Violence: Attacks Upon Psychic InteriorityFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:September 25, 2012Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0231506295

ISBN - 13:9780231506298

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Understanding the Batterer
1. Affect Regulation and Narcissistic Equilibrium
2. The Experience of Self and Other
3. Identification with the Aggressor
Part 2: The Politics of the Batterer-Treatment Movement
4. Political Versus Clinical Determination of Abuse and Other Associations
5. Our Unwitting Persecution of the Batterer and Other Facile Conveniences
Part 3: Treatment
6. Countertransference
7. Transference
8. Joining Techniques
9. Working Through: A Synthesis

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In a scholarly and clinically astute work Joseph Scalia has integrated a wide range of clinical and developmental theories that demythologizes and humanizes a psychoanalytic pariah, the batterer. In a clearly written style Scalia provides firm and valuable guidelines for treatment laced with substantial clinical vignettes. Intimate Violence is essential reading for every clinician who works with batterers and their victims." This work is a watershed....a must, not only for all mental health workers but also for society at large.