Memorial Candles Children of the Holocaust

Author: Dina Wardi
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317799542
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As the children of the Holocaust reach adulthood, they often need professional help in establishing a new identity and self-esteem. During their childhood their parents have unconsciously transmitted to them much of their own trauma, investing them with all their memories and hopes, so that they become 'memorial candles' to those who did not survive. The book combines verbatim transcriptions of dialogues in individual and group psychotherapy sessions with analyses of dreams, fantasies and childhood memories. Diana Wardi traces the emotional history of her patients, accompanying them on a painful and moving journey into their inner world. She describes the children's infancy in the guilt-laden atmosphere of survivor families, through to their difficult separation from their parents in maturity. she also traces in detail the therapeutic process which culminates in the patients' separation from the role of 'memorial candle'.

Ring of Fire

Author: Victor L. Schermer
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415066822
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First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Anti Group

Author: Morris Nitsun
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134852711
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The 'anti-group' is a major conceptual addition to the theory and practice of group psychotherapy. It comprises the negative, disruptive elements, which threaten to undermine and even destroy the group, but when contained, have the potential to mobilise the group's creative processes. Understanding the 'anti-group' gives therapists new perspectives on the nature of relationships and alternative strategies for managing destructive behaviour.

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Author: National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
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First multi-year cumulation covers six years: 1965-70.