The Anna Freud Tradition: Lines of Development - Evolution of Theory and Practice over the Decades

Editor : Norka T. Malberg, Editor : Joan Raphael-Leff

The Anna Freud Tradition: Lines of Development - Evolution of Theory and Practice over the Decades

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Reviews and Endorsements

'This excellent volume presents an extraordinary view of the living contributions of Anna Freud and of the Anna Freud Centre. A most interesting group of recollections in the first section sets the stage for a dozen rich, vivid case reports of present-day child and adolescent psychoanalysis that create a powerful demonstration of the Anna Freud Tradition. Their clinical immediacy and their clarity of explanation form a considerable part of that tradition. A number of additional, elegant accounts of clinical applications round out the picture of Anna Freud's continuing influence on the treatment of children. A marvellous book that will reward close reading.'
- Anton O. Kris, MD, Training and Supervising Analyst, Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

'This book puts the spotlight on Miss Freud's ongoing legacy. A chorus of voices from seven decades in Hampstead chronicle her achievements in the past and demonstrate her influence in the Anna Freud Centre of the present. May these pages lead to a revival of interest and appreciation for the richness and depth of the Anna Freud tradition!
- Dr Denia Barrett, President of the Association for Child Psychoanalysis, USA

'This impressive volume conveys both the breadth and depth of psychological work with children and adolescents undertaken over the years by the members of the Anna Freud Centre. It combines scholarly research with lively clinical discussion, maintaining throughout an awareness of the political, social, and community contexts within which their work takes place. This book illustrates how new developments are nurtured and grow from a well-established tradition in child psychoanalysis and developmental research.'
- Dr Louise Emanuel, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist, Department of Children and Families, Tavistock Clinic, London

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