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Therapist as mother, and mother as therapist

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Therapist as mother, and mother as therapist
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the reciprocity of parenting and profession for female psychoanalytic psychotherapists
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Robinson
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Laura Carter
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1969-
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Laura Robinson
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Karen Riggs
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Karen Riggs Skean
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Advisory Committee
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chair
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Toronto
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Ellen
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Ellen Toronto
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Advisory Committee
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outside member
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Rutgers University
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degree grantor
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Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology
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2012
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2012-05
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eng
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This qualitative study explored the relationship between the professional and mothering lives of female psychoanalytic (psychodynamic) psychotherapists. Nine participants completed semi-structured telephone interviews containing questions about the mutual influence of the roles of mother and therapist and the worldview of participants. Participants ranged in age from 36-57, had an average of between 1 and 2 children, were working from 6-35 hours per week at the time of the study, and were recruited nationally. Data were analyzed using interpretive phenomenological analysis, which focused on participants’ unique narratives as well as themes that were common across participants. The 14 themes that emerged from the data were compiled into four master themes: 1) Motherhood changes everything; 2) Insight changes everything; 3) Therapists’ experiences of motherhood are complex; and 4) Therapists have a worldview that encompasses their parenting and professional lives. Findings demonstrated that, in this sample, psychoanalytic therapist-mothers are influenced in their maternal roles by their roles as therapists and are influenced in their roles as therapists by their maternal roles. Results also suggested that psychoanalytic therapists and mothers have several qualities in common, and that there is a way of being in the world that is inherently psychoanalytic for these participants. The study is situated within the following literatures: the subjective experience of mothers; the role of the maternal in psychoanalytic thinking; the influence of work on motherhood and motherhood on work; the personal life of the therapist; personal qualities of psychoanalytic therapists; and psychoanalytic parenting. Further, this study is the first to explore these particular ideas with a sample of psychoanalytic therapists.  
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Clinical Psychology
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Rutgers University Electronic Theses and Dissertations
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vii, 112 p.
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Psy.D.
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Includes bibliographical references
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by Laura Carter Robinson
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Women psychotherapists--Interviews
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Parenting
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Mother and child
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doi:10.7282/T3G73CMM
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ETD doctoral
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The author owns the copyright to this work.
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Robinson
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Laura
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2012-05-17 12:57:35
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Laura Robinson
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Rutgers University. Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology
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I hereby grant to the Rutgers University Libraries and to my school the non-exclusive right to archive, reproduce and distribute my thesis or dissertation, in whole or in part, and/or my abstract, in whole or in part, in and from an electronic format, subject to the release date subsequently stipulated in this submittal form and approved by my school. I represent and stipulate that the thesis or dissertation and its abstract are my original work, that they do not infringe or violate any rights of others, and that I make these grants as the sole owner of the rights to my thesis or dissertation and its abstract. I represent that I have obtained written permissions, when necessary, from the owner(s) of each third party copyrighted matter to be included in my thesis or dissertation and will supply copies of such upon request by my school. I acknowledge that RU ETD and my school will not distribute my thesis or dissertation or its abstract if, in their reasonable judgment, they believe all such rights have not been secured. I acknowledge that I retain ownership rights to the copyright of my work. I also retain the right to use all or part of this thesis or dissertation in future works, such as articles or books.
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