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Alessandra Lemma

Alessandra Lemma is the Unit Director, Psychological Therapies Development Unit, Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, and the Clinical Director of the Psychological Interventions Research Centre, University College London. She is a Fellow of the British Psychoanalytical Society. She is Visiting Professor, Psychoanalysis Unit, University College London, and Honorary Professor of Psychological Therapies at Essex University. She is the Regional Editor (London) of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis and General Editor of the New Library of Psychoanalysis book series (Routledge). She has published several books and papers on psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, the body, and trauma. Alessandra Lemma is also a Winner of the Levy-Goldfarb Award for Child Psychoanalysis.

View the author's own website : http://www.ucl.ac.uk/psychoanalysis/unit-staff/alessandra.htm

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Minding the Body: The Body in Psychoanalysis and Beyond

Minding the Body: The Body in Psychoanalysis and Beyond

by Alessandra Lemma

  • Paperback £29.44 (RRP : £30.99 You save £1.55)

Minding the Body: The Body in Psychoanalysis and Beyond outlines the value of a psychoanalytic approach to understanding the body and its vicissitudes and for addressing these in the context of... (more)

Introduction to the Practice of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Introduction to the Practice of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

by Alessandra Lemma

  • Paperback £31.34 (RRP : £32.99 You save £1.65)

This practical textbook demystifies the practice of psychoanalytic psychotherapy. The author, an experienced clinician, provides step-by-step guidelines and useful pointers to the various stages of... (more)

Brief Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy: A Clinician's Guide

Brief Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy: A Clinician's Guide

by Alessandra Lemma, Mary Target

  • Paperback £22.79 (RRP : £23.99 You save £1.20)

Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT) is a brief psychodynamic psychotherapy developed for the treatment of mood disorders. It is being rolled out as part of the Improving Access to Psychological... (more)

Psychoanalysis in the Technoculture Era

Psychoanalysis in the Technoculture Era

Edited by Alessandra Lemma, Luigi Caparrotta

  • Paperback £28.99

By now the internet and other forms of virtual communication have been in place for at least twenty years. However, surprisingly little has been written about the use of new technologies in the... (more)

Under the Skin: A Psychoanalytic Study of Body Modification

Under the Skin: A Psychoanalytic Study of Body Modification

by Alessandra Lemma

  • Paperback £27.99

Considers the motivation behind why people pierce, tattoo, cosmetically enhance, or otherwise modify their body, from a psychoanalytic perspective. It discusses how the therapist can understand and... (more)

Relating to Self-harm and Suicide: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Practice, Theory and Prevention

Relating to Self-harm and Suicide: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Practice, Theory and Prevention

Edited by Stephen Briggs, William Crouch

  • Paperback £26.99

Relating to Self-Harm and Suicide presents original studies and research from contemporary psychoanalysts, therapists and academics focusing on the psychoanalytic understanding of suicide and... (more)

Envy and Gratitude Revisited

Envy and Gratitude Revisited

Edited by Priscilla Roth, Alessandra Lemma

  • Paperback £28.14 (RRP : £31.99 You save £3.85)
  • eBook £22.39 (RRP : £31.99 You save £9.60)
  • Paperback + eBook £30.14 (RRP : £54.38 You save £24.24)

These stimulating essays are evidence that 50 years after its publication Melanie Klein's Envy and Gratitude is still a rich source of psychoanalytic inspiration. Sixteen highly regarded analysts,... (more)

Off the Couch: Contemporary Psychoanalytic Applications

Off the Couch: Contemporary Psychoanalytic Applications

Edited by Alessandra Lemma, Matthew Patrick

  • Paperback £29.99

The contemporary relevance of psychoanalysis is being increasingly questioned; Off the Couch challenges this view, demonstrating that psychoanalytic thinking and its applications are both innovative... (more)

Introduction to Psychopathology

Introduction to Psychopathology

by Alessandra Lemma

  • Paperback £26.99

Assessment and referral skills are essential for counsellors and psychotherapists. Practitioners need to have an understanding of the clinical manifestations of severe emotional distress. They must,... (more)

Contemporary Developments in Adult and Young Adult Therapy: The Work of the Tavistock and Portman Clinics: Volume 1

Contemporary Developments in Adult and Young Adult Therapy: The Work of the Tavistock and Portman Clinics: Volume 1

Edited by Alessandra Lemma

  • Paperback £24.74 (RRP : £27.99 You save £3.25)
  • eBook £19.59 (RRP : £27.99 You save £8.40)
  • Paperback + eBook £26.74 (RRP : £47.58 You save £20.84)

'Nature dictates that as individuals we are conceived, are born, and then at some point later die. The shape of the arc that we follow, involving growth and development with eventual decline, is... (more)

The Perversion of Loss: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Trauma

The Perversion of Loss: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Trauma

Edited by Susan Levy, Alessandra Lemma

  • Paperback £42.50

This book is an edited collection of psychoanalytic papers written by clinicians in the field of trauma. The text offers a psychoanalytic perspective on trauma and its effects on psychic functioning.... (more)

Humour on the couch: Exploring humour in psychotherapy and in everyday life

Humour on the couch: Exploring humour in psychotherapy and in everyday life

by Alessandra Lemma

  • Paperback £42.50

The aim of this book is primarily to highlight humour's communicative, relational and innovative value in everyday life, and in the privileged space, carved out of everyday life, that is... (more)

Invitation to psychodynamic psychology

Invitation to psychodynamic psychology

by Alessandra Lemma

  • Paperback £29.99

Introduces the basic assumptions and concepts of psychodynamic psychology. Since the term psychodynamic can be applied to a number of diverse schools of thought, the book stresses the commonalities... (more)

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