Marion Bower

Marion Bower is a consultant social worker in the Learning and Complex Disability service at the Tavistock Clinic. She is also a psychotherapist in private practice. She edited Thinking Under Fire: Psychoanalytic Theory for Social Work Practice. She is currently working on a biography of Joan Riviere.

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The Life and Work of Joan Riviere: Freud, Klein and Female Sexuality

The Life and Work of Joan Riviere: Freud, Klein and Female Sexuality

by Marion Bower

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The Life and Work of Joan Riviere traces her journey from dressmaker's apprentice, and member of the Society for Psychical Research, to Sigmund Freud's patient and his favourite translator. Marion... (more)

Addictive States of Mind

Addictive States of Mind

Edited by Marion Bower, Robert Hale

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'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... (more)

What Social Workers Need to Know: A Psychoanalytic Approach

What Social Workers Need to Know: A Psychoanalytic Approach

Edited by Marion Bower, Robin Solomon

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Social work deals with the heavy end of human difficulties such as cruelty, self-destructiveness, and severe and enduring mental health problems. How do social workers make sense of the emotional... (more)

The Emotional Needs of Young Children and Their Families: Applications of Psychoanalysis in Community Settings

The Emotional Needs of Young Children and Their Families: Applications of Psychoanalysis in Community Settings

by Judith Trowell, Marion Bower

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Describes the ways psychoanalytic ideas can be adapted and used in a variety of community settings, to help children who are emotionally disturbed or who have been physically or sexually abused. It... (more)

Psychoanalytic Theory for Social Work Practice: Thinking Under Fire

Psychoanalytic Theory for Social Work Practice: Thinking Under Fire

Edited by Marion Bower

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Written by practicing social workers and social work educators this text analyses psychoanalytic and psychosocial approaches to social work and relates them to current practices and values. Focusing... (more)

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