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Psychoanalytic Approaches to Problems in Living Psychoanalytic Approaches to Problems in Living examines how psychoanalysts can draw on their training reading and clinical experience to help their patients address some of the recurrent challenges of everyday life Sandra Buechler offers clinicians poetic psychoanalytic and experiential approaches to problems drawing on her personal and clinical experience as well as ideas from her reading to confront challenges familiar to us allBuechler addresses issues including difficulties of mourning aging living with uncertainty finding meaningful work transcending pride bearing helplessness and forgiving life's hardships For those contemplating a clinical career and those in its beginning stages she suggests ways to prepare to face these uandaries in treatment sessions More experienced practitioners will find echoes of themes that have run through their own clinical and personal life experiences The chapters demonstrate that insights from a poem can often guide the clinician as well as concepts garnered from psychoanalytic theory and other sources Buechler puts her uestions to T S Eliot Rainer Maria Rilke Elizabeth Bishop W S Merwin Stanley Kunitz and many other poets and fiction writers She asks Sharon Olds how to meet emergencies Erich Fromm how to live vigorously and Edith Wharton how to age gracefully and brings their insights to bear as she addresses challenges that make freuent appearances in clinical sessions and other walks of lifeWith a final section designed to improve training in the light of her practical findings

  • ebook
  • 218 pages
  • Psychoanalytic Approaches to Problems in Living
  • Sandra Buechler
  • 11 September 2016
  • 9781351204989