Frances Thomson-Salo is an Honorary Principal Fellow of the Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, and a Member of the British Psychoanalytical Society and immediate past President of the Australian Psychoanalytical Association. She is Chair of COWAP and a member of the Board of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis. She is an Honorary Fellow of the Murdoch Children's Research Institute; the Consultant Infant Mental Health clinician, Royal Women's Hospital Centre, Melbourne; and is on the teaching faculty for the University of Melbourne Graduate Diploma/Masters in Infant and Parent Mental Health. She is the Psychoanalyst-in-residence for The Dax Centre of artworks and has published in the fields of child psychoanalysis and infant mental health.
This book is a collection of papers by clinicians united in their conviction about the importance of directly engaging and interacting with the baby in the presence of the parents whenever possible.... (more)
Seminal and representative papers have been chosen to illustrate the vital importance of infant observation in psychoanalytic training, tracing influences on the practice of infant observation and... (more)
This latest book in the Psychoanalysis and Women series includes writings from practising psychoanalysts mainly from Italy and Europe. They take a wide sweep in exploring many aspects of women's... (more)