Brent Willock

Brent Willock, Ph.D. President: Toronto Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis; Ontario Society for Contemporary Psychoanalysis. Faculty: Toronto Child Psychoanalytic Program; Institute for the Advancement of Self Psychology. Advisory Board, International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.

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Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Knowing and Being Known

Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Knowing and Being Known

Edited by Brent Willock, Ionas Sapountzis

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The importance of knowing and being known is at the heart of the human experience and has always been the core of the psychoanalytic enterprise. Freud named his central Oedipal construct after... (more)

Taboo or Not Taboo? Forbidden Thoughts, Forbidden Acts in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

Taboo or Not Taboo? Forbidden Thoughts, Forbidden Acts in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

Edited by Brent Willock, Rebecca C. Curtis

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'Psychoanalysis has, from its inception, been a discipline concerned with overcoming the ill effects of certain social taboos. Given this focus, it might be assumed that psychoanalysis and its... (more)

Loneliness and Longing: Conscious and Unconscious Aspects

Loneliness and Longing: Conscious and Unconscious Aspects

Edited by Brent Willock, Lori C. Bohm

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We all experience loneliness at some time in our lives and it often motivates people, consciously or otherwise, to enter treatment. Yet it is rarely explicitly addressed in psychoanalytic literature.... (more)

Understanding and Coping with Failure: Psychoanalytic Perspectives

Understanding and Coping with Failure: Psychoanalytic Perspectives

Edited by Brent Willock, Rebecca C. Curtis

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Failure is a theme of great importance in most clinical conditions, and in everyday life, from birth until death. Its impact can be destabilizing, even disastrous. In spite of these facts, there has... (more)

Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Identity and Difference: Navigating the Divide

Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Identity and Difference: Navigating the Divide

Edited by Brent Willock, Lori C. Bohm

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Every day, clinicians encounter challenges to empathy and communication while struggling to assist patients with diverse life histories, character, sexuality, gender, psychopathology, cultural,... (more)

Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Passion: Meanings and Manifestations in the Clinical Setting and Beyond

Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Passion: Meanings and Manifestations in the Clinical Setting and Beyond

Edited by Brent Willock, Rebecca C. Curtis

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Passion! The word brims with and exudes power, movement, intensity, vitality, desire, and fulfillment. Its multifaceted meanings include eroticism, rage, sex, suffering, drive, commitment,... (more)

On Deaths and Endings: Psychoanalysts' Reflections on Finality, Transformations, and New Beginnings

On Deaths and Endings: Psychoanalysts' Reflections on Finality, Transformations, and New Beginnings

Edited by Brent Willock, Rebecca C. Curtis

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"On Deaths and Endings" brings together the work of psychoanalytic scholars and practitioners grappling with the manifold issues evoked by loss and finality. The book covers the impact of endings... (more)

Comparative-Integrative Psychoanalysis: A Relational Perspective for the Discipline's Second Century

Comparative-Integrative Psychoanalysis: A Relational Perspective for the Discipline's Second Century

by Brent Willock

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This exceptionally practical and insightful new text explores the emerging field of comparative-integrative psychoanalysis. It provides an invaluable framework for approaching the currently fractious... (more)

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