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(p. 199) Residential Care as Therapy 

(p. 199) Residential Care as Therapy
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(p. 199) Residential Care as Therapy
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Donald W. Winnicott

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780190271411.003.0041
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date: 23 January 2018

In this talk, given in honour of David Wills, Winnicott discusses the therapeutic role of residential care in place of individual therapy. For some children, the only setting that can deal with them adequately is the residential establishment. Furthermore, many only possess a low quantity of a good-enough ‘internal environment’ that has become incorporated and fitted into a system of a belief in things.

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