Explorations in Autism: A Psychoanalytical Study

Author(s) : Donald Meltzer, Author(s) : John Bremner, Author(s) : Shirley Hoxter, Author(s) : Doreen Weddell, Author(s) : Isca Wittenberg

Explorations in Autism: A Psychoanalytical Study

Book Details

  • Publisher : Harris Meltzer Trust
  • Published : 2018
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 272
  • Category :
  • Catalogue No : 94023
  • ISBN 13 : 9781912567485
  • ISBN 10 : 1912567482

About the Author(s)

Donald Meltzer (1923-2004) is widely known as a psychoanalyst and teacher throughout Europe and South America. He is the author of many works on psychoanalytic theory and practice, including The Psychoanalytical Process, Sexual States of Mind, Explorations in Autism, The Kleinian Development, Dream Life, Studies in Extended Metapsychology, and The Claustrum, all published by the Harris Meltzer Trust.

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Isca Wittenberg is a Consultant Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist for children and adults who has worked at the Tavistock Clinic for twenty-five years and was Vice-Chairman of the Tavistock for ten years. She was a Senior Tutor in the clinical training of child psychotherpists, has led Infant Observation Seminars in London for fifty years and trained analysts and psychologists in Viennna and Oslo in Infant Observation. She has lectured and run seminars in Austria, Germany, Italy, Norway, Spain, and Sweden and run workshops in Australia and South Africa. She has held temporary professorships at Turin and Klagenfurt University. She now works primarily in private practice, doing brief and long-term psychotherapy. She has been made a Lifetime Honorary Member of the Senior Staff of the Tavistock Clinic where she still does some teaching as well as facilitating eperiential groups. She has published many articles in professional journals, contributed chapters to a number of psychoanalytic books (including two on autism) and written two books: Psycho-Analytic Insight and Relationships: A Kleinian Approach (translated into nine languages) and The Emotional Experience of Learning and Teaching - the latter including contributions by Gianna Williams and Elsie Osborne, and which has been translated into eight languages.

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