Psychodynamic psychotherapy in South Africa : contexts, theories and applications [E-Book] / edited by Cora Smith, Glenys Lobban and Michael O'Loughlin.
Smith, Cora, (editor)
Lobban, Glenys, (editor) / O'Loughlin, Michael, (editor)
Johannesburg : Wits University Press, 2013
1 online resource (xi, 292 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • SECTION 1: Subjectivity and identity
  • 1. Naming and otherness: South African intersubjective psychoanalytic psychotherapy and the negotiation of racialised histories / Sally Swartz
  • 2. Raising the colour bar: exploring issues of race, racism and racialised identities in the South African therapeutic context / Yvette Esprey
  • 3. Subjectivity and identity in South Africa today / Glenys Lobban
  • SECTION II: Traumatic stress
  • 4. Psychotherapy and disrupted attachment in the aftermath / Cora Smith
  • 5. Traumatic stress, internal and external: what do psychodynamic perspectives have to contribute? / Gill Eagle
  • SECTION III: Social issues
  • 6. Unconscious meaning and magic: comparing psychoanalysis and African indigenous healing / Gavin Ivey
  • 7. Intimate partner violence in post-apartheid South Africa: psychoanalytic insights and dilemmas / Tina Sideris
  • 8. Serial murder and psychoanalysis in South Africa: teasing out contextual issues amid intrapsychic phenomena in two case studies / Giada del Fabbrao
  • 9. Some psychoanalytic reflections on a project working with HIV orphans and their caregivers / Vanessa Hemp
  • 10. Reclaiming genealogy, memory and history: the psychodynamic potential for reparative therapy in contemporary South Africa / Michael O'Loughlin.