Foreword by Sheena Blair vii Foreword by Paul Hoggett ix Acknowledgements xi 1 Introduction 1 Section 1 Psychoanalytic Theory Interwoven with Occupational Therapy 13 2 The ?Therapeutic Use of Self? in Occupational Therapy 15 3 An Occupational Therapy Perspective on Freud, Klein and Bion 32 4 The Function of ?Doing? in the Intermediate Space: Donald Winnicott and Occupational Therapy 57 5 Beyond Bowlby: Exploring the Dynamics of Attachment 68 6 Re-awakening Psychoanalytic Thinking in Occupational Therapy: From Gail Fidler to Here 87 Section 2 Psychoanalytic Occupational Therapy: A Relational Practice Model and Illuminating Theory in Clinical Practice 103 7 MOVI: A Relational Model in Occupational Therapy 105 8 Let the Children Speak 128 9 Working with Difference 145 Section 3 Further Psychoanalytic Thinking: Research and Training 163 10 Psychoanalytic Thinking in Research 165 11 Understanding the Use of Emotional Content in Therapy Using Occupational Therapists? Narratives 186 12 Training Experiences to Develop Psychoanalytic Thinking 202 13 The Relational Space of Supervision 222 Index 239
Lindsey Nicholls, PhD, is a lecturer at Brunel University, London, UK. Her doctorial study used psychoanalytic theory to explore the symbolic and relational encounters between occupational therapists and their clients in acute medical settings. Julie Cunningham-Piergrossi is a psychoanalytically trained occupational therapist, Milan, Italy. Carolina de Sena-Gibertoni is a psychoanalytically trained occupational therapist, Milan, Italy. Margaret Daniel is a Clinical Specialist OT in Psychotherapy working in a NHS Psychotherapy Clinic in Glasgow, Scotland and is a senior accredited counsellor with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.
"This is a valuable book in stimulating our thinking aroundpsychoanalytic theory and how this can be embraced intooccupational therapy practice. It provides many references toseminal materials and the reader should explore these for a greaterbreadth of understanding." (British Journal ofOccupational Therapy, 1 April 2014)