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Horne, A. (2001). Brief Communications from the Edge: Psychotherapy with Challenging Adolescents. J. Child Psychother., 27(1):3-18.

(2001). Journal of Child Psychotherapy, 27(1):3-18

Brief Communications from the Edge: Psychotherapy with Challenging Adolescents

Ann Horne

Issues of technique in work with adolescents who, if adult, would attract a forensic label, are discussed with especial focus on interpretation and countertransference in the light of primitive anxieties and body-based mechanisms of defence. The therapist as ‘new object’ and ‘developmental object’ is explored. The case study of Matthew — a mid-adolescent who has abused a younger child, is delinquent, seeks violent and dangerous situations and experiences outbursts of aggression — is used as illustration throughout.

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