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The Narcissistic/Borderline Couple

New Approaches to Marital Therapy

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The Narcissistic/Borderline Couple by Joan Lachkar
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Joan Lachkar continues to break new ground in the application of psychoanalytic theory to couples therapy in this second edition of her innovative text. Updated to incorporate the latest literature and developments in the field of marital conflict, this new edition offers an improved understanding of marital pathology within the framework of our changing world. In this vital text, Lachkar focuses on the inexplicable "dance" of pain and trauma that occurs between couples, especially within the common and unyielding dyad of narcissistic and borderline relationships, and presents a unique and timely model for working with these couples. Compelling case illustrations demonstrate how integrating object relations theory with self-psychology at important junctures in treatment can benefit these complex relationships. Through lucid language and evocative imagery, Lachkar presents the new notions of dual projective identification, the v-spot - or area of vulnerablility in the relationship, group psychology, and cross-cultural couples. Replete with specific treatment approaches, clinical examples, and concise definitions, it is the essential text for every clinician working with couples, ranging from the least experienced to the most seasoned. Joan Lachkar, PhD, is a private practitioner in Los Angeles and Tarzana, California, and an affiliate member of the Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute. She has written numerous publications on the subjects of marital and political conflict and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Emotional Abuse.
Release date NZ
September 30th, 2003
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Illustrations
Illustrations
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
262
Dimensions
152x229x22
ISBN-13
9780415934718
Product ID
1668835

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