Tutorial Therapy: Teaching Neurotics To Treat Themselves by D. BovillTutorial Therapy: Teaching Neurotics To Treat Themselves by D. Bovill

Tutorial Therapy: Teaching Neurotics To Treat Themselves

byD. Bovill

Paperback | February 23, 2012

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Dr Bovill is a remarkable person and this book is an eloquent expression of remarkable achievement. When, some seven years ago, I came to the North West from the relative psychotherapeutic luxury of London, I was amazed to discover a busy whole-time general psychiatrist who claimed that she and her staff were giving a comprehensive service for the treatment of psycho­ neurosis by psychological means. I did not accept the facts but I believed in the genuineness of the person, Diana Bovill. After careful observa­ tion and enquiry, my initial scepticism turned to admiration. I do not know of any psychotherapist who before has provided such skilled therapy for so many people at once. Another, and in some ways greater, surprise awaited me. Dr Bovill has consistently, dedicatedly, striven to describe clearly, and to evalu­ ate scientifically, her work - an attempt all too rare amongst psycho­ therapists. Entering psychiatry at a somewhat advanced age, she achieved the rare, and perhaps unique, distinction of being awarded a Doctorate of Medicine at London University for a study in psycho­ therapy research, approved by the doyen of British psychiatry Sir Aubrey Lewis.
Title:Tutorial Therapy: Teaching Neurotics To Treat ThemselvesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:221 pages, 21.6 × 14 × 0.02 inPublished:February 23, 2012Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401162727

ISBN - 13:9789401162722

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Table of Contents

1 Theory.- 2 Discussing Therapy and Method.- 3 Aims, Methods and Therapists.- 4 Communication.- 5 History and Introduction of the Patient.- 6 Fear and Self-esteem.- 7 Errors in the Training for Life.- 8 Relationships.- 9 Patients and their Comments.- 10 Therapists' Comments.- 11 Administration, Selection and Management.- 12 Review of a Year's Work.- 13 A Review of Some Literature.- Appendix (a) A Trial of Group Psychotherapy for Neurotics.- Appendix (b) An Outcome Study of Group Psychotherapy.- Acknowledgements.- References.