Object Relations Brief Therapy: The Therapeutic Relationship by Michael Stadter

By Michael Stadter

Item kinfolk short remedy combines sensible ideas with the intensity of item kinfolk concept, the knowledge of prior short treatment writers, and, so much significantly, an emphasis at the exact healing courting. This new paperback version incorporates a preface reviewing newer advancements within the quarter of short remedy.

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As Kopta and colleagues (1994) concluded, "It makes sense that fewer sessions are needed to simply improve rather than to recover" (p. 1016). So, there is quite impressive evidence of the benefits of brief treatment. Of course, symptom relief is only one of the measures of effectiveness of psychodynamic models of psychotherapy. As Crits-Christoph (1992) has noted, many outcome measures do not gauge the particular areas where psychodynamic therapies might be most successful. He listed dynamic conflicts, transference themes, and relationship patterns.

30 OBJECT RELATIONS BRIEF THERAPY It is difficult to give an overview of object relations theory because there are actually several theories. My overview is selective rather than comprehensive and emphasizes concepts with applied utility for clinical practice. Pine (1990)has argued that the myriad theories of psychoanalytic thought can be divided into four psychologies of psychoanalysis, object relations theory being one of the four, with each one emphasizing a particular aspect of human experience.

I would in fact agree with some of the points listed in that belief system, and it does speak to some of the cautions we need to have in conducting brief therapy (discussed below). However, splitting does oversimplify the world by distortingit. All "good" dynamic psychotherapies have much in common whether the approach is long-term, brief, or just a single session. Brief therapy often does produce lasting change beyond simple symptom relief and, in some cases, character change is evidenced (Schacht and Strupp 1989).

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