1. Introduction 2. Theory in Practice 3. Supervision and Consultation: turning in to psychotic communications in frontline mental health settings 4. Therapeutic and Anti-Therapeutic Factors in Therapeutic Relationships 5. Psychoanlaytic Understanding of Depressional and Suicidal Risk 6. Psychotherapeutic work with Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder 7. Turning in to Psychotic Communication on a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit 8. Therapeutic work with treatment resistant patients 9. The Contribution of Psychanalytic Perspectives on the patient’s relationship with their bodies 10. Social Systems and Social Defence
Marcus Evans is a psychoanalyst and former consultant psychotherapist at the Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust. After qualifying there as a psychotherapist, he was appointed Head of Nursing and subsequently Associate Clinical Director of the Adult & Adolescent Departments, 2011–2015. He has given outreach courses to front-line staff in several Mental Health Trusts, including Camden and Islington, the Bethlem and Maudsley, and Broadmoor. His other book, Making Room for Madness in Mental Health, was published by Routledge in 2016.