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Ego Damage and Repair: Toward a Psychodynamic Neurology

by J. Allan Hobson

As a psychiatric trainee at Harvard in the early 1960s, Dr Allan Hobson was taught commitment to psychoanalytic theory that was already suspect and is now almost entirely obsolete. Via a series of clinical case...

The Body Speaks: Body Image Delusions and Hypochondria

by David Rosenfeld

This book explores David Rosenfeld's pioneering work with severely disturbed patients, to show what it means to work and think as a psychoanalyst about transference and the internal world of a psychotic patient,...

Potential Not Pathology: Helping Your Clients Transform Using Ericksonian Psychotherapy

by Paul J. Leslie

This book is designed to assist counsellors who would like to use and understand the psychotherapeutic strategies of Milton Erickson but often find it confusing, intimidating or unrealistic. Using colourful...

Driving Soma: A Transformational Process in the Analytic Encounter

by Patrick Miller

Plunged into the experience of an analytic session, analysand and analyst can come closer to what Freud terms the "primary processes". A clear-cut distinction between body and mind tends to become blurred while...

A Parasite in the Mind: A Journey Through The Dark Boroughs Of A Pedophilic Cannibal's Mind, Volume 2

by John C. Espy

A Parasite in the Mind is the second volume in the acclaimed Eat the Evidence trilogy by John C. Espy, which follows the story of a violent serial pedophile and murderer, Nathaneal Bar Jonah, from birth to death...

Playing with Dynamite: A Personal Approach to the Psychoanalytic Understanding of Perversions, Violence, and Criminality

by Estela Welldon

Estela Welldon brings together a generous selection derived from her many literary gems, in which she illustrates her groundbreaking-and sometimes explosive-studies of female sexuality and perversions, perverse...

Counselling .... Me?: A Guide to the Talking Therapies

by Jonathan Ingrams

Although exact figures are hard to come by, statistical surveys suggest that as many as one in four of us in Britain suffer mental distress at some time in our lives. This is reflected in the increasing numbers...

Business Coaching International: Transforming Individuals and Organizations

by Sunny Rostron

'You simply must read this book if you are serious about being a top-notch business coach. It is an excellent guide to best practices based on clear theory, experience and business wisdom.'- Carol Kauffman PhD,...

Our Desire of Unrest: Thinking About Therapy

by Michael Jacobs

Knowledge is never static. It is always open to revolutionary thinking or to evolving development. Similarly an individual's knowledge is always moving, and indeed if the ability to think about ideas is lost,...

From Transformation to TransformaCtion: Methods and Practices

by David Gutmann

This book describes a journey of discovery from transformation to transformaCtion that extends and enhances the life of the organization. The journey occurs on the seas of anxiety and passion, which threaten...

On Freud's "Splitting of the Ego in the Process of Defence"

by Thierry Bokanowski & Sergio Lewkowicz

This book includes the development of the concept of "splitting" from both metapsychological and clinical perspectives, emphasizing the great importance of this topic for contemporary psychoanalysis. Starting...

Dreamwork and Self-Healing: Unfolding the Symbols of the Unconscious

by Greg Bogart

There have been many previous books on the physiology of dreaming, the history of dream interpretation, and the meaning of specific dream symbols. But there have been relatively few books exploring the moment-by-moment...

Good Feelings: Psychoanalytic Reflections on Positive Emotions and Attitudes

by Salman Akhtar

This tightly edited volume opens a new vista in psychoanalysis by focusing upon positive and life-enhancing emotions and attitudes. The realms it covers include love, friendship, enthusiasm, courage, tact, resilience,...

Time for Change: Tracking Transformations in Psychoanalysis - The Three-Level Model

by Marina Altmann de Litvan

How can we, analysts, evaluate whether analysis is generating transformations in our patients? The IPA Project Committee on Clinical Observation and Testing offers a tool: The Three-Level Model for Observing...

Disabling Perversions: Forensic Psychotherapy with People with Intellectual Disabilities

by Alan Corbett

The book offers an overview of how to work with some of the most damaged members of society - children and adults with intellectual disabilities who abuse others. Drawing on insight from two decades of clinical...

The Creativity of Social Dreaming

by Gordon Lawrence

This broad range of papers covers different aspects of social dreaming.The book begins with a summary of the Social Dreaming Matrix conceptualised as a temporary system with its intakes, transformation processes...

What do Patients Want?: Psychoanalytic Perspectives from the Couch

by Christine Hill

What do Patients Want? provides readers with an insight into patients' psychoanalytic experiences "from the couch".Outcome studies have usually privileged the practitioner or researcher's voice, whilst underutilizing...

Technique in Child and Adolescent Analysis

by Harriett Hasenclever & Michael Gunter

These are the edited papers from a conference held in 2008 on the topic of problems with child and adolescent analysis. The contributors come from widely differing theoretical backgrounds and use a broad variety...

On Freud's "Femininity"

by Abelin-Sas Graciela & Glocer Leticia

In this book a group of contemporary psychoanalytic authors dedicated to studies on women and the feminine have been assembled with the objective of displaying points of concordance and discordance in relation...

The Groups Book: Psychoanalytic Group Therapy: Principles and Practice

by Caroline Garland

Including The Groups Manual, A Treatment Manual, with Clinical Vignettes.'This book is very important both for psychoanalysis and for social science. Psychoanalysis began with the treatment of individuals and...