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Transference-focused psychotherapy (TFP) pro léčbu hraniční poruchy osobnosti
Transference-focused psychotherapy (TFP) for borderline personality disorder

Author(s): Renata Herentinová, Michal Novák
Subject(s): Clinical psychology
Published by: Masarykova univerzita
Keywords: Transference focused psychotherapy; TFP; bordeline personality disorder; Kernber;

Summary/Abstract: Transference-Focused Psychotherapy (TFP) is a structured, manualized, evidence- -based treatment designed specifically for patients with borderline and other severe personality disorders. The method is based on the psychoanalytic object relations theory and it has been developed by Otto F. Kernberg and his colleagues. TFP focuses on consolidating identity, improving emotion regulation and increasing the quality of interpersonal relationships. This article presents individual phases of the treatment, explains the function of the specific TFP interventions in the therapeutic process and their application is illustrated by a clinical vignettes in practice.

  • Issue Year: 15/2021
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 40-52
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: Czech