The Enemy Within: Separation Theory and Voice Therapy

The Enemy Within: Separation Theory and Voice Therapy

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Author: Robert Firestone

Format: Kindle eBook

Number Of Pages: 255

Publisher: Zeig, Tucker & Theisen Inc.

Details: The Enemy Within: Separation Theory and Voice Therapy is a compendium of the life work of theorist and clinical psychologist, Robert Firestone. An in-depth exploration of the author’s latest findings, the books brings to light his holistic approach to understanding human behavior, relationships, and crucial socio-political issues. It also provides fresh insights into the critical inner voice and fantasy bond: the key concepts in the Firestone’s theoretical approach. Separation Theory is derived from Firestone’s primary focus in psychotherapy on helping individuals separate from critical inner voices and destructive emotional ties or fantasy bonds. Various applications of Voice Therapy — a powerful technique that enables clients to challenge their destructive thoughts — are also described.

“A commanding articulation of Separation Theory and Voice Therapy in the service of fostering ‘life-affirming death awareness’ by one of the most influential theorists and clinicians of our times.”
Sheldon Solomon, PhD
Professor of Psychology
Skidmore College

“Rich with examples, the work highlights his crucial concepts of the ‘inner voice’ and ‘fantasy bond,’ which have enlightened our understanding of dynamic processes of human development, with new implications for understanding current socio-political issues.”

Donald K. Freedheim, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Psychology
Case Western Reserve University

“Filled with case examples it illuminates the role of the voice and fantasy bond in such powerful issues as violence and suicide: A must-read for clinicians and students who want to learn how to work in depth with the self-destructive voice and the fantasy bond.”

Leslie S. Greenberg, PhD
Distinguished Research Professor
Dept. of Psychology, York University

“Thank you Robert Firestone for this comprehensive, practical and precious work identifying The Enemy Within and providing clear s

Release Date: 13-11-2018

Languages: English