The value of a psychodynamic approach in the managed care setting.

  title={The value of a psychodynamic approach in the managed care setting.},
  author={I Wheelock},
  journal={American journal of psychotherapy},
  volume={54 2},
  • I Wheelock
  • Published 2000 in American journal of psychotherapy
The managed care setting presents significant challenges to all psychotherapists. Psychodynamic therapists, however, experience specific difficulties in this environment. Despite managed care's general hostility toward psychodynamic theory and practice, psychodynamic therapists provide unique and significant opportunities for patients. Psychodynamic training, with its emphasis on careful evaluation, exploration of unconscious conflict, transference and countertransference, and other therapeutic… CONTINUE READING

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