Michael Diercks

Michael Diercks, Dipl. Psychologist, is a member, training and supervising analyst of the Vienna Psychoanalytic Society (VPS) and the IPA. Having been head of the child guidance clinic in Wien-Heiligenstadt from 1989 to 2001, he now works in private practice. He was a member of the Training Committee of the VPS from 2005 and Director of Training from 2009 to 2013 and another two years 2018-2019. As a member of the European Working Party on Comparative Clinical Methods (CCM) since 2005 and later of the Comparative Clinical Methods Association he has facilitated numerous workshops in this framework. Passionate about and committed to training in psychoanalysis, he prepared and chaired visits within the European Visiting Project (EVP) created in 2018 to strengthen psychoanalytic training and to ensure and improve its quality. He published several papers in German on psychoanalytic technique, psychoanalytic listening and on Bion’s theory of thinking as well as a paper in the International Journal of Psychoanalysis on Freud’s handling of the transference in the case of the “Ratman”.

Knowing What Psychoanalysts Do and Doing What Psychoanalysts Know

Knowing What Psychoanalysts Do and Doing What Psychoanalysts Know

by David Tuckett, Elizabeth Allison

  • Paperback £41.40 (RRP : £46.00 save £4.60)

This book, founded on the in-depth discussion of sixteen clinical cases of psychoanalysis, tries to answer the question of what psychoanalysts do when they are practicing psychoanalysis.

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