Psychoanalytic Supportive Psychotherapy (PSP)

Psychoanalytic Supportive Psychotherapy (PSP) is described as a distinct psychotherapeutic method rooted in the psychoanalytic frame of reference.

PSP is characterized by a therapeutic relationship determined predominantly by its primary relationship aspect, a therapeutic technique consisting in the main of supportive interventions, a therapeutic process that consists essentially of growing by experience.

De Jonghe F, Rijnierse P, Janssen R. 1994.  Psychoanalytic Supportive Psychotherapy. Journal of the American Psychological Association. 42(2):421-46.


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