Author(s):Dr Jon Patrick
Psychodynamic psychotherapy is a medium- to long-term psychological intervention for patients with complex mental health problems and personality disturbance.
This evidence-based treatment is set within a relational framework, i.e. the patient’s presentation is placed within the context of their styles of relating to themselves, others and the world around them.
Psychodynamic therapy can be useful for:
Not everyone will benefit from this type of therapy, but this module will enable you to identify potential candidates for referral, and feel more confident in asking for a psychodynamic opinion.
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