Jason Aronson, Inc.
Trim: 6½ x 9⅜
978-0-7657-0557-0 • Hardback • December 2007 • $118.00 • (£91.00)
978-0-7657-0558-7 • Paperback • November 2007 • $62.00 • (£48.00)
Robert E. Hooberman, Ph.D. practices psychotherapy and psychoanalysis with adolescents, adults and couples in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is a Training and Supervising Analyst and Director of Training at the Michigan Psychoanalytic Council. He has presented at a number of local and national meetings, and is well regarded as a supervisor and educator. Dr. Hooberman has written two previous books, Character Transformation through the Psychotherapeutic Relationship and, with his wife Barbara Hooberman, M.D. as co-author, Managing the Difficult Patient.
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Character Structure
Chapter 3 Formulation
Chapter 4 Internalization
Chapter 5 Ego and Defense
Chapter 6 Transference-Countertransference
Chapter 7 Trauma
Chapter 8 Integration
Hooberman articulates with great transparency the ways that his approach helps his patients to form new perspectives on their emotions, their behaviors, and their lives....Hooberman's book is replete with...vivid clinical examples....These elegant viginettes succinctly illuminate Hooberman's direct and compassionate style of working with a wide variety of patients....Hooberman welcomes the reader not only into his consulting room, but into his mind. It is rare to have such a vivid sense of another therapist's way of being with such a wide variety of patients....This slim volume is a rich source of challenging and stimulating ideas.
— Division 39 Newsletter, December 2008
This slender volume does an excellent job of depicting how different theoretical constructs can come together comfortably.
— Psychotherapy Review, November 2008
An intelligent, insightful, systematic approach to the complexities of interpretation, using character structure as an organizing, but not limiting, principle.
— Bertram P. Karon, Ph.D., professor, Department of Psychology, Michigan State University