Books

Whether you’re new to psychodynamic therapy or a long-term client, it’s important to know that psychodynamic therapy is effective and evidence-based. Below are links to resources that are regularly recommended by psychodynamic psychotherapists.


Therapy Wars: The Revenge of Freud: 

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/jan/07/therapy-wars-revenge-of-freud-cognitive-behavioural-therapy

Psychodynamic Therapy: there is more to it than just lying on the couch and talking about your childhood. 

http://theconversation.com/psychodynamic-therapy-theres-more-to-it-than-lying-on-a-couch-talking-about-your-childhood-52514

Why Therapy Works: Using Our Minds to Change Our Brains: Louis Cozolino

The Gift of Therapy: Irvin Yalom

https://www.harpercollins.ca/9780061719615/the-gift-of-therapy/

You Are Not Your Depression: Karin Porter

https://books.friesenpress.com/store/title/119734000022554235

Hold Me Tight: Sue Johnson

https://www.hachettebookgroup.com/titles/dr-sue-johnson/hold-me-tight/9780316113007/

In The Realm of The Hungry Ghost: Gabor Mate 

https://www.penguinrandomhouse.ca/books/109011/in-the-realm-of-hungry-ghosts-by-gabor-mate-md/9780676977417


Resource:
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