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Psychoanalytic Approaches to Problems in Living: Addressing Life's Challenges in Clinical Practice
Buechler, Sandra
Routledge / The Analytic Press / Softcover / 2019-03-01 / 0815383460
Psychoanalysis
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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 all.

Buechler 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 quandaries 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 questions 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 frequent appearances in clinical sessions, and other walks of life.

With a final section designed to improve training in the light of her practical findings, Psychoanalytic Approaches to Problems in Living is an essential book for all practicing psychoanalysts and psychoanalytic psychotherapists.

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Capacity for Aloneness and Relationship: Love between Two Solitudes

2. Mourning

3. Healthy Aging

4. Cognitive, Emotional, and Interpersonal Sources of Resilience

5. Bearing Uncertainty, Upholding Conviction, and Maintaining Curiosity

6. Finding Meaningful Work and Nourishing Interests

7. Transcending Pride, Shame, and Guilt: Some Sources of Feelings of Insufficiency

8. Forgiving

9. Societal and Personal Attitudes about Suffering: Conclusions and Speculations

10. Training

About the Author:

About the Author

Sandra Buechler is a training and supervising analyst at the William Alanson White Institute, New York, USA. She is also a supervisor at Columbia Presbyterian Hospitalís internship and postdoctoral programs, and a supervisor at the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy. Her Routledge publications include Clinical Values: Emotions that Guide Psychoanalytic Treatment (2004), Making a Difference in Patientsí Lives: Emotional Experience in the Therapeutic Setting (2008), Still Practicing: The Heartaches and Joys of a Clinical Career (2012) and Understanding and Treating Patients in Clinical Psychoanalysis: Lessons from Literature (2014).

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