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Forensic Aspects of Dissociative Identity Disorder

by Graeme Galton & Adah Sachs

This ground-breaking book examines the role of crime in the lives of people with Dissociative Identity Disorder, formerly known as Multiple Personality Disorder, a condition which appears to be caused by prolonged...


The Psychoanalytic Therapy of Severe Disturbance

by Paul Williams

This book presents the proceedings of the of the conference on the Psychoanalytic Therapy of Severe Disturbance held in Belfast in June 2008.The aim of the conference was to offer a state of the art communication...


The Philosophy of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT): Stoic Philosophy as Rational and Cognitive Psychotherapy

by Donald Robertson

Why should modern psychotherapists be interested in philosophy, especially ancient philosophy? Why should philosophers be interested in psychotherapy? There is a sense of mutual attraction between what are today...


Life Scripts: A Transactional Analysis of Unconscious Relational Patterns

by Richard Erskine

Life Scripts: A Transactional Analysis of Unconscious Relational Patterns is an exciting collection of contemporary writings on Life Script theory and psychotherapeutic methods. Each chapter describes an evolution...


Freudian Unconscious and Cognitive Neuroscience: From Unconscious Fantasies to Neural Algorithms

by Vesa Talvitie

The aim of "Freudian Unconscious and Cognitive Neuroscience" is to create a conception of the Freudian things around the unconscious that takes seriously both the clinical data gathered in the scope of psychoanalytic...


Identity, Gender, and Sexuality: 150 Years After Freud

by Peter Fonagy, Rainer Krause & Marianne Leuzinger-Bohleber

'While Freud opened the door on the formative and motivating power of sexuality, contemporary psychoanalysts, with some notable exceptions, have consigned sexuality to the psychoanalytic closet. This book not...


The Art of Inspired Living: Coach Yourself with Positive Psychology

by Sarah Corrie

This book is about learning to live your life more fully. It doesn't promise you abundant joy, the relationship of your dreams, untold riches or miracle cures. But what it does promise you is a comprehensive...


On Freud's "Beyond the Pleasure Principle"

by Salman Akhtar & Mary O'Neil

Freud's "Beyond the Pleasure Principle" constitutes a major landmark and a real turning point in the evolution of psychoanalytic theory. Pushing aside the primacy of the tension-discharge-gratification model...


Addictive States of Mind

by Marion Bower, Robert Hale & Heather Wood

'Perversion is taken to mean different things within psychoanalytic discourse. In this book the authors view perversions, not in terms of specific behaviours, but as a type of blueprint for object relations....


Dying and Creating: A Search for Meaning

by Rosemary Gordon

Dying and creating or, could we put it the other way round, creating and dying? Rosemary Gordon has chosen the first, the challenging title and the one that stimulates the reader to find out how they inter-relate....


You and Your Baby

by Frances Salo

This volume is to help parents understand what their baby is likely to be feeling in the first year. It focuses on the baby's subjective experience of the world, viewing the baby as a subject in his or her own...


The Ego and the Mechanisms of Defence

by Anna Freud

When The Ego and the Mechanisms of Defense was first published in German in 1936 it was at once recognized as a major contribution to psychoanalytic psychology, and its translation into English quickly followed....


Schizoid Phenomena, Object Relations and the Self

by Harry Guntrip

Based on a series of clinical studies of schizoid problems, this book is a sequel to Harry Guntrip's theoretical study of the emergence of the schizoid problem, Personality Structure and Human Interaction (1961)....


Understanding Dreams in Clinical Practice

by Marcus West

This book presents a simple, effective and illuminating way of understanding and working with dreams in clinical practice. It describes the mechanisms through which the mind/brain processes our experience and...


Disillusionment: Dialogue of Lacks

by David Gutmann, Jacqueline Ternier-David & van Francois-Michel

This current volume by successful consultants to leading organizations and institutions combines two of their recent papers. The first paper, 'Disillusionment', looks at the phenomenon of illusion and disillusion...


Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

by Peter Blake

In this book, Peter Blake articulates his clinical practice of child and adolescent psychotherapy. A clear conceptual framework and historical context is provided for the work. The book is then structured to...


Understanding Boundaries and Containment in Clinical Practice

by Rebecca Brown & Karen Stobart

The authors propose to investigate the meaning and purpose of boundaries within and around the therapeutic experience. A boundary is more than a simple line delineating one space from another; it is an entity...


Moving On: A Guide to Good Health and Recovery for People with a Diagnosis of Schizophrenia

by D'Ombraine Roz

About one person in a hundred will be diagnosed with schizophrenia at some time in their life. The condition can be severe and debilitating with symptoms such as delusions, hallucinations and the loss of concentration,...


Sexuality and Attachment in Clinical Practice

by Joseph Schwartz & Kate White

The second book in the John Bowlby Memorial Conference Lecture Series. It explores our thinking about the developmental, relational and interpersonal aspects of the links between attachment and sexuality as...


Psychotherapy Training and Practice: A Journey into the Shadow Side

by Kate Wilkinson

An exploration of the extensive intra-personal, interpersonal and group dynamic landscape of human experience pertinent to the understanding of the human shadow in the training of psychotherapists. Using phenomenological...