Counseling Theory and Practice Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Counseling Theory and Practice
An analysis of Susie Orbach's assessment of her patient, Belle.
# 127355 | 1,500 words | 12 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Psychology (Therapies) , Psychology (Case Studies)

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This paper discusses Susie Orbach's assessment of Belle, drawing on David Malan's brief psychodynamic psychotherapy.

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"Psychoanalyst Susie Orbach's assessment of her patient, Belle, is emblematic of Orbach's principles of psychoanalysis. To become a therapist, she asserts, you have to listen carefully. Listen to what was being said, to the words used, to the pauses, the hesitations, the omissions, the tone, the feel and the wishes buried within the sentences. Orbach's treatment of Belle exhibits all of these activities in her process of connecting with and understanding her. Despite Orbach's diligent and intuitive work with..."

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