Thomas H. Ogden is an internationally acclaimed psychoanalytic thinker who has published eleven books of essays on the theory and practice of psychoanalysis as well as literary readings of Frost, Borges, Kafka, and others. His work has been translated into nineteen languages. He lives in San Francisco, California, where he practices psychoanalysis and teaches both psychoanalysis and creative writing.
A comprehensive overview of object relations theory from a Kleinian perspective. It includes chapters on phantasy, the paranoid-schizoid and depressive positions, internal objects, and the work of... (more)
An examination of projective identification and its clinical uses from a Kleinian perspective. The author puts forward the hypothesis that identification is the patient's way of mastering significant... (more)
A text exploring the frontiers of contemporary psychoanalytic thinking: the experience of the analyst and patient in the dynamic interplay of subjectivity and intersubjectivity. The author shows how... (more)
Why is dreaming the mind's single most important psychoanalytic activity? This Art of Psychoanalysis offers a unique perspective on psychoanalysis that features a new way of conceptualizing the role... (more)
Thomas Ogden is internationally recognized as one of the most creative analytic thinkers writing today. In this book he brings his original analytic ideas to life by means of his own method of... (more)
The Analyst's Ear and the Critic's Eye is the first volume of literary criticism to be co-authored by a practicing psychoanalyst and a literary critic. The result of this unique collaboration is a... (more)
This book approaches rediscovering psychoanalysis from four vantage points derived from the authors experience as a clinician, a supervisor, a teacher, and a reader of psychoanalysis. Thomas Ogden... (more)