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"Jag är levande i de avslutande mötena" Terapeuter berättar om sin upplevelser av terapiavslutningar - en kvalitativ studie

Hall, Åsa LU and Larsson, Hedvig LU (2015) PPTP06 20151
Department of Psychology
Abstract
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore psychotherapists´ experiences of termination in psychotherapy. The study has applied a qualitative method combining phenomenological and hermeneutic perspectives. Eight psychodynamically oriented psychotherapists were asked, using one broad and open question, to tell about one or several memories from terminations of therapies. The dominating experiences were about difficulties, dilemmas, and pain. The therapists also revealed experiences of being concerned, alive and close to their patients, and experiences of the termination phase as co-created by patient and therapist to a larger extent than other phases in therapy. Our findings show three main themes: the significance of... (More)
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore psychotherapists´ experiences of termination in psychotherapy. The study has applied a qualitative method combining phenomenological and hermeneutic perspectives. Eight psychodynamically oriented psychotherapists were asked, using one broad and open question, to tell about one or several memories from terminations of therapies. The dominating experiences were about difficulties, dilemmas, and pain. The therapists also revealed experiences of being concerned, alive and close to their patients, and experiences of the termination phase as co-created by patient and therapist to a larger extent than other phases in therapy. Our findings show three main themes: the significance of relationships, termination causes pain and experience of loss of control. (Less)
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author
Hall, Åsa LU and Larsson, Hedvig LU
supervisor
organization
course
PPTP06 20151
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
termination, phenomenological, hermeneutic, qualitative method, psychotherapeutic relationship
language
Swedish
id
5436132
date added to LUP
2015-06-01 11:43:22
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2015-06-01 14:17:46
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore psychotherapists´ experiences of termination in psychotherapy. The study has applied a qualitative method combining phenomenological and hermeneutic perspectives. Eight psychodynamically oriented psychotherapists were asked, using one broad and open question, to tell about one or several memories from terminations of therapies. The dominating experiences were about difficulties, dilemmas, and pain. The therapists also revealed experiences of being concerned, alive and close to their patients, and experiences of the termination phase as co-created by patient and therapist to a larger extent than other phases in therapy. Our findings show three main themes: the significance of relationships, termination causes pain and experience of loss of control.},
  author       = {Hall, Åsa and Larsson, Hedvig},
  keyword      = {termination,phenomenological,hermeneutic,qualitative method,psychotherapeutic relationship},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {"Jag är levande i de avslutande mötena" Terapeuter berättar om sin upplevelser av terapiavslutningar - en kvalitativ studie},
  year         = {2015},
}