Coasting in the countertransference : conflicts of self interest between analyst and patient / Irwin Hirsch.
By: Hirsch, Irwin.Material type: BookSeries: Psychoanalysis in a new key book series ; v. 7. Publisher: New York : Analytic Press, c2008Description: xv, 220 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780881634556; 0881634557.Subject(s): Countertransference (Psychology) | Psychotherapist and patient | Countertransference (Psychology) | Professional-Patient Relations | Conflict of InterestOnline resources: Table of contents only | Publisher description
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-215) and index.
Coasting in the countertransference: analysts’ pursuit of self interest -- The influence of situational factors, in analysts’ lives and preferred relational states, on analytic participation -- Analysts’ character structure and the wish for emotional equilibrium -- Preferred patients, preferred relational configurations -- Psychoanalytic theory and its unexamined comforts -- Baldness -- Money and the therapeutic frame -- Money and the ongoing therapeutic relationship references.