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Psychotherapy Meets Emotional Neuroscience: The Two Minds of Cognition and Feeling
Pugh, Gilbert
Routledge / Softcover / 2019-09-01 / 0367333392
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
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Psychotherapy Meets Emotional Neuroscience: The Two Minds of Cognition and Feeling introduces new insights from the neurosciences into the nature of our emotions and feelings, and argues for a more empathetic approach to psychotherapy as a result.

Respectful of Freud the neurologist and explorer of the mind, the book seeks to contextualise psychoanalytic theory with recent discoveries in how emotions are generated in the brain, as well as those around memory, to clarify key psychological processes such as projection and transference. It includes sketches of a number of influential analysts whose emphasis has been on a close, affective relationship with their patients—including Ferenczi, Kohut and Winnicott—and explains why, in the light of recent research, empathy is necessary for any effective psychotherapeutic relationship. There are also chapters on the use of drugs to complement psychotherapy, and how the free energy principle can explain brain functioning.

In an era when neuroscientific research has provided far-reaching discoveries into how our brains work, this clear-sighted, accessible overview will offer psychotherapists and psychoanalysts, whether practicing or training, or indeed non-professionals seeking therapy for personal reasons, a way of incorporating new knowledge into their understanding of their patients and themselves.

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter One: Early Influences

Chapter Two: Some Background

Chapter Three: The Emotional Brain

Chapter Four: Projection

Chapter Five: Other Defences We Employ

Chapter Six: Transference and Countertransference

Chapter Seven: Memory

Chapter Eight: Localisation: What goes on where in the Brain?

Chapter Nine: The aversion to feelings

Chapter Ten: Drugs

Chapter Eleven: Free Energy

Chapter Twelve: The Cognitive Cortex no longer rules

Chapter Thirteen: Neuroscience: co-operation not incorporation

About the Author

Gilbert Pugh qualified as a doctor from Guy’s hospital in 1968 and embarked briefly on a career in psychiatry. He worked as a part-time general practitioner and medical journalist whilst training as a psychotherapist, which included two analyses. He later became a full-time GP and held sessions as a psychotherapist on the NHS for 25 years. He currently works as a therapist in private practice.

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