"A mature, considered presentation of [McDougall's] current thinking on sexuality . . . simultaneously impassioned and dispassionate, erudite and plain-spoken, conservative in her insistence on basic psychoanalytic assumptions and radical in her celebration of intimate human diversity." --Contemporary Psychology
Creating tactics for getting it right the first time.
Intended primarily for counsellors working with alcoholics, addicts and their families, this text describes three treatment approaches to anger - ventilation, reduction and management - along with their advantages and disadvantages for different types of patients.
This book challenges the fundamental paradigms in sexual-marital therapies, and provides a fresh look at the nature of intimacy and the diverse barriers to eroticism in many marriages.
Countertransference refers to the therapist's complex reactions to clients--in this case, couples.