Splitting and projection: Drawing on psychodynamics in educational psychology practice
Pellegrini, Dario W (2010) Splitting and projection: Drawing on psychodynamics in educational psychology practice. Educational Psychology in Practice, 26 (3). pp. 251-260. ISSN 0144-3410Full text not yet available from this repository.
This paper reflects the author's journey into an area of psychology which is not dominant in Educational Psychology discourse, namely psychodynamic psychology. Two psychodynamic mechanisms, namely splitting and projection are explained, and then the author describes and critiques how these mechanisms have proved useful in his practice. Two case studies are presented to illustrate how a reflective stance guided by psychodynamic concepts was fruitful in analysing and, sometimes, removing emotional obstacles in the author's practice. Finally a hypothesis is formulated to explain the apparent lack of educational psychologists' interest in psychodynamic psychology.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Psychodynamic Psychology, Educational Psychology|
|Subjects:||Learning & Education > Educational Psychology|
|Department/People:||Children, Young Adult and Family Services|
|Depositing User:||Ms Linda Dolben|
|Date Deposited:||09 Nov 2010 11:58|
|Last Modified:||09 Feb 2016 10:28|
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