Interruption Replaces Termination in Focused, Intermittent Psychotherapy Throughout the Life Cycle

@inproceedings{Cummings2006InterruptionRT,
  title={Interruption Replaces Termination in Focused, Intermittent Psychotherapy Throughout the Life Cycle},
  author={Nicholas A. Cummings},
  year={2006}
}
Publisher Summary This chapter introduces a model employed for psychotherapy in which the patient is appraised that treatment is being interrupted, not terminated, and the patient is encouraged to contact the psychotherapist if the vicissitudes of one or more of the future stages of life require assistance. To substitute interruption for termination successfully, the strength of transference must be diminished, while the intensity of the therapy is increased. Depending upon the type of… CONTINUE READING

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