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Help Your Mind to Change

by Rosa Ucci

I cambiamenti socioculturali rapidi e cospicui hanno sempre un forte impatto nella vita umana ed una ingluenza significativa sulla salute mentale... Il sistema culturale introiettato nei primi anni di vita tende...


Freud on the Psychology of Ordinary Mental Life

by Susan Sugarman

Freud, although best known for his elucidation of the unusual in human mental life, also attempted to illuminate ordinary human experience, such as peopleOs appreciation of humor, their capacity to become engrossed...


Looks Good on Paper?: Using In-Depth Personality Assessment to Predict Leadership Performance

by Leslie S. Pratch

Leslie S. Pratch is a practicing psychologist who focuses on assessing and coaching executives who occupy or are candidates for top positions in business organizations. In this book, she shares insights from...


Multimodal Treatment of Acute Psychiatric Illness: A Guide for Hospital Diversion

by Justin M Simpson & Glendon L Moriarty

The multimodal treatment of acute psychiatric illness is an integrated, systematic set of interventions stabilizing individuals with severe mental illness and helping them avoid the trauma of unnecessary psychiatric...


Time, Self, and Psychoanalysis

by William W. Meissner

Time, Self, and Psychoanalysis has two theoretical foci: the first is the nature of time experience and the second is the implications of the understanding of time for conceptualizing the nature and functioning...


Fountain House: Creating Community in Mental Health Practice

by Alan Doyle, Julius Lanoil & Kenneth Dudek

Since 1948, people suffering from mental health issues, mental health professionals, and committed volunteers have gathered at Fountain House in New York City to find relief from stigmatization and social alienation....


The Call of Character: Living a Life Worth Living

by Mari Ruti

Should we feel inadequate for failing to be healthy, balanced, and well-adjusted? Is such an existential equilibrium realistic or even desirable? Condemning our cultural obsession with cheerfulness and “positive...


Crime Signals

by David Givens

Crime is never unpredictable.

Before a lie is spoken, a pocket is picked, or an assault is inflicted, each and every criminal gives off silent cues. They can be as subtle as a shrug of the shoulder, a pointed...


Treating Addiction as a Human Process

by Edward J. Khantzian

Passionate, professional, and unfailingly astute, Dr. Khantzian examines his patients' internal worlds, revealing vulnerabilities while uncovering resiliency and strength. This book, comprehensive in scope,...


Doing More With Less: Using Long-Term Skills in Short-Term Treatment

by Barbara Dane, Carol Tosone & Alice Wolson

Confronting the challenge to provide sound clinical treatment in brief therapy, this timely book will enrich the practices of all psychotherapists. Designed and arranged according to the DSM-IV diagnostic categories,...


When the Body Is the Target: Self-Harm, Pain, and Traumatic Attachments

by Sharon Klayman Farber

In this comprehensive and insightful work, Dr. Sharon K. Farber provides an invaluable resource for the mental health professional who is struggling to understand self-harm and its origins. Using attachment...


Dancing with Fear: Overcoming Anxiety in a World of Stress and Uncertainty

by Paul Foxman

This book is written for everyone who has experienced severe anxiety and wants to be free from abnormal fear. It is also for therapists, couselors, and other helping professionals who treat patients suffering...


Self-Injury: Psychotherapy with People Who Engage in Self-Inflicted Violence

by Robin E. Connors

In this perceptive work, Dr. Robin Connors offers helpful guidelines to clinicians that will improve their capacity to respond in a direct, effective, and respectful way to people who self-injure. Key to this...


Object Relations in Severe Trauma: Psychotherapy of the Sexually Abused Child

by Stephen Prior

Dr. Stephen Prior's Object Relations in Severe Trauma offers unique insight into the suffering and treatment of seriously disturbed, traumatized children. It outlines an object relational theory of the consequences...


Centers of Power: The Convergence of Psychoanalysis and Kabbalah

by Stanley R. Schneider

Kabbalah and psychoanalysis are conceptions about the nature of reality. The former is over two thousand years old. The latter has been formalized less than a hundred years ago. Nonetheless they are parallel...


Getting Started: An Introduction to Dynamic Psychotherapy

by Joel Kotin

Dr. Joel Kotin gives numerous examples of common situations and problems that therapists regularly encounter and then tells the reader how to approach them.


The Phoenix Phenomenon: Rising from the Ashes of Grief

by Joanne Jozefowski

A well-written and valuable resource for both grievers and the mental health professionals who help them, this book provides hope for transformational grief and the tools to forge that outcome.


Erik Erikson and the American Psyche: Ego, Ethics, and Evolution

by Daniel Burston

Erik Erikson and the American Psyche is an intellectual biography which explores Erikson's contributions to the study of infancy, childhood and ethical development in light of ego psychology, object-relations...


Dialogue of Touch: Developmental Play Therapy

by Viola A. Brody

Touch is essential for life, and what Viola Brody calls capable touching is the core of developmental play therapy, building both the self of the hurt child and his or her appreciation of the nurturing other....


Projective and Introjective Identification and the Use of the Therapist's Self

by Jill Savege Scharff

In this landmark work on object relations, Dr. Jill Savage Scharff addresses the psychological processes of projective and introjective identification and countertransference. Dr. Scharff brings fresh insight...