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Psychological Insights for Understanding COVID-19

After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories
After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories was launched in 2014 to meet the need for a series of books aimed at those who have suffered a brain injury, their families and carers, and professionals who are involved in neuropsychological rehabilitation. Brain disorders can be life-changing events with far-reaching consequences. However, in the current climate of cuts in funding and service provision for neuropsychological rehabilitation, there is a risk that people whose lives have been transformed by brain injury are left feeling isolated with little support. Because so many of the books on brain injury are written for academics and clinicians they can for the most part be filled with technical and academic language which may be of little help to those directly affected. Instead, this series offers a much-needed personal insight into the experience, as each book is written, in the main, by a survivor or group of survivors, who are living with the very real consequences of brain injury. Each book focuses on a different condition, such as face blindness, amnesia and neglect, or diagnoses, such as encephalitis and locked-in syndrome, resulting from brain injury. Readers will learn about life before the brain injury, early days of diagnosis, the effects of the brain injury, the process of rehabilitation, and life as it is now lived. Alongside a personal perspective, professional commentary is also provided by a specialist in neuropsychological rehabilitation. The historical context, neurological analyses, data on the condition, treatment, outcome and follow-up, will appeal to professionals working in rehabilitation including psychologists, speech and language therapists, occupational therapists, social workers and rehabilitation doctors. Books in this series will also be of interest to students of clinical psychology, neuropsychology and related courses who value a case study approach as a complement to the more academic books on brain injury. With this series, we also hope to help expand awareness of brain injury and its consequences. The World Health Organisation has recently acknowledged the need to raise the profile of mental health issues (with the WHO Mental Health Action Plan 2013-20) and we believe there needs to be a similar focus on psychological, neurological and behavioural consequences of brain disorder, and a deeper understanding of the role of rehabilitation in making the lives of brain injured people more tolerable. Giving a voice to survivors of brain injury is a step in the right direction.

The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families: Best Practice
An innovative new series of books written by clinicians and researchers at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families on key aspects of meeting the challenges to child and adolescent mental health we currently face. Ranging from clinical practice – with titles focussing on infancy through to adolescence – to research and implementation issues around finding out what works for whom, and how to put what works into practice, each book will provide an authoritative and cutting-edge account of current best practice. Clearly and concisely written, the books in this series will be essential reading for professionals concerned with child mental health - psychologists, mental health workers, counsellors and psychotherapists, as well as teachers, youth workers and anyone interested in the education and care sectors.

Attachment: New Directions in Psychotherapy and Relational Psychoanalysis
A leading edge journal for clinicians working relationally with their clients; it is a professional journal, not an academic journal, featuring cultural articles, politics, reviews and poetry relevant to attachment and relational issues; an inclusive journal welcoming contributions from clinicians of all orientations seeking to make a contribution to attachment approaches to clinical work. It includes up to date briefings on latest developments in neuroscience relevant to psychotherapy and counseling and is an international journal with contributions from colleagues from different countries and cultures.

The Basics
The Basics is a highly successful series of accessible guidebooks which provide an overview of the fundamental principles of a subject area in a jargon-free and undaunting format. Intended for students approaching a subject for the first time, the books both introduce the essentials of a subject and provide an ideal springboard for further study. With over 50 titles spanning subjects from Artificial Intelligence to Women’s Studies, The Basics are an ideal starting point for students seeking to understand a subject area. Each text comes with recommendations for further study and gradually introduces the complexities and nuances within a subject.

The Brain Injuries Series
A series dedicated to psychological therapies, social interventions and psychosocial issues following acquired brain injury, emphasising both theoretical exploration and the 'how-to' of therapeutic work. These titles stand in contrast with previous clinical titles in the brain injury literature that have been assessment-focused and offered little in the way of intervention. Every jobbing clinician and therapist working with survivors of brain injury and their significant others should have this series on their shelves.

Brett Kahr`s Top Ten 2020
Professor Brett Kahr certainly knows something about the art of authoring books. Over the decades, he has written or edited fifteen volumes and has served as series editor for more than sixty-five further titles. Most recently, he has produced Dangerous Lunatics: Trauma, Criminality, and Forensic Psychotherapy – a study of the childhood origins of extreme violence (e.g., paedophilia and murder) – one of the six inaugural titles from Confer Books – the new publishing arm of Confer Limited.

The Cassel Hospital Monograph Series
A series of monographs intended to present accessible teaching texts concerned with the practice of residential care.

CBT Destinctive Features

CBT Distinctive Features

The Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research Library
The Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research (CFAR) was founded in 1985 with the aim of developing Freudian and Lacanian psychoanalysis in the UK. Lacan's rereading and rethinking of Freud had been neglected in the Anglophone world, despite its important implications for the theory and practice of psychoanalysis. The CFAR Library aims to make classic Lacanian texts available in English for the first time, as well as publishing original research in the Lacanian field.

CIPS (Confederation of Independent Psychoanalytic Societies) Boundaries of Psychoanalysis
Series Editor: Fredric Perlman
The Confederation of Independent Psychoanalytic Societies (CIPS) is the national professional association for the independent component societies of the International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA) in the USA. CIPS also hosts the Direct Member Society for psychoanalysts belonging to other IPA societies. Our members represent a wide spectrum of psycho-analytic perspectives as well as a diversity of academic backgrounds. The CIPS Book Series, The Boundaries of Psychoanalysis, represents the intellectual activity of our community. The volumes explore the internal and external boundaries of psychoanalysis, examining the interrelationships between various psychoanalytic theoretical and clinical perspectives as well as between psychoanalysis and other disciplines.

Clinical Psychology: A Modular Course
Clinical Psychology: A Modular Course was designed to overcome problems faced by the traditional textbook in conveying what psychological disorders are really like. All the books in the series, written by leading scholars and practitioners in the field, can be read as stand-alone texts, but they will also integrate with other modules to form a comprehensive resource in clinical psychology. Students of psychology, medicine, nursing, and social work, as well as busy practitioners in many professions, often need an accessible but thorough introduction to how people experience anxiety, depression, addiction, or other disorders, how common they are, and who is most likely to suffer from them, as well as up-to-date research evidence on the causes and available treatments. The series will appeal to those who want to go deeper into the subject than the traditional textbook will allow, and base their examination answers, research projects, assignments, or practical decisions on a clearer and more rounded appreciation of the clinical and research evidence.

The Collected English Papers of Wolfgang Giegerich
The Collected English Papers of Wolfgang Giegerich makes the work of one of archetypal psychology’s most brilliant theorists available in one place. A practicing Jungian analyst and a long-time contributor to the field, Giegerich is renowned for his dedication to the substance of Jungian thought and for his unparalleled ability to think it through with both rigor and speculative strength. The product of over three decades of critical reflection.

Counselling in Action

Couple and Family Psychoanalysis
An international journal sponsored by Tavistock Relationships that aims to promote the theory and practice of working with couple and family relationships from a psychoanalytic perspective. It seeks to provide a forum for disseminating current ideas and research and for developing clinical practice.

The Developments in Psychoanalysis Series

The Donald Winnicott Memorial Lecture Series
This series of books comes from the Donald Winnicott Memorial Lecture, an annual event designed for a wide audience of professionals and others involved with children. These lectures focus upon a specific topic, arising from Winnicott's life and ideas, in terms of relevance for 21st century living.

DSM Library
Essential books from leading psychiatric publisher, American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.

The EFPP Monograph Series
A series of Monographs produced in conjunction with the European Federation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (EFPP). Each volume brings together writings on a particular topic by authors from several European countries. The EFPP promotes communication and discussion between psychotherapists across national boundaries in the child and adolescent, adult, family and group sections of the organisation, through its conferences and seminars on topics of interest in contemporary psychoanalytic psychotherapy. The organisation represents some 13,000 psychoanalytic psychotherapists in twenty-two countries in Western, Central and Eastern Europe and is concerned with many matters which are relevant to the profession, such as training and registration.

The Encyclopaedia of Psychoanalysis
This series presents collections of papers from various schools within psychoanalysis, including Freudian, Lacanian, Kleinian, Jungian and Object Relations perspectives. Each volume attempts to offer a wide-range of opinions on the main theme, with the majority of papers commissioned and written especially for this series.

Essential Papers in Psychoanalysis
Published by New York University Press under the general editorship of Leo Goldberger. A classic collection of important psychoanalytic papers by leaders in the field

The Exploring Psycho-Social Studies Series
A series of publications which demonstrate the breadth and innovation of the new paradigm of psycho-social studies. It welcomes contributions which approach contemporary social issues, research methodologies and new theories, concepts or forms of clinical practice from the psycho-social perspective.

Family Systems Counseling: Innovations Then and Now
This series is aimed at both current practitioners and students who wish to learn about the historical power and boldness of the family systems approach, but who also need to see it applied to current problem situations. The books in this series will reflect on the pioneering elements of family systems approaches and how they might have been used previously with a particular issue or population.

The Forensic Psychotherapy Monograph Series
This series of books aims to provide both practical advice and theoretical stimulation for introductory students and senior practitioners alike.

Freud Museum London Series
The Freud Museum London and Karnac Books have joined forces to publish a new book series devoted to an examination of the life and work of Sigmund Freud alongside other significant figures in the history of psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, and depth psychology more broadly. The series will feature works of outstanding scholarship and readability, including biographical studies, institutional histories, and archival investigations.

The Group Relations Conferences Series
An exciting picture of the Group Relations enterprise as it continues to adapt and innovate its approaches to the practice of Group Relations conferences globally.

The Guide to Supervision Series
These books aim to create a lively and readable resource that will be informative and inspirational for those planning for the future of training for supervisors of counsellors, or for those who create, teach on or apply for supervisor training courses.

The Harold Bridger Transitional Series
This series brings together several different facets of what is termed "the transitional approach". It will be valued by consultants, management students, practitioners and all those who want to gain a deeper understanding of the processes of organisational change.

The Harris Meltzer Trust Series
A series of new and classic texts based on the psychoanalytic work of Martha Harris, Donald Meltzer and other leading contributors.

The History of Psychoanalysis Series
This series seeks to present outstanding new books that illuminate any aspect of the history of psychoanalysis from its earliest days to the present, and to reintroduce classic texts to contemporary readers.

Hurly-Burly
The International Lacanian Journal of Psychoanalysis, published by the New Lacanian School

The IJPA Key Papers Series
This collection brings together the most important psychoanalytic papers in the Journal's eighty-year long history in a series of accessible monographs.

The International Psychoanalytical Association
Editorial Committee - Gabriela Legorreta (Chair), Gennaro Saragnano (consultant), Larry Brown , Catalina Bronstein, Dominique Scarfone, Michele Ain, Samuel Arbiser, Udo Hock

The International Psychoanalytical Association Contemporary Freud: Turning Points and Critical Issues Series
This series considers at least two lines of development: a contemporary reading of Freud that reclaims his contributions; and a clarification of the logical and epistemic perspectives from which he is read today.

The International Psychoanalytical Association Controversies in Psychoanalysis Series
Theoretical and clinical progress in psychoanalysis continues to develop new concepts and to reconsider old ones, often in contradiction with each other. By confronting and opening these debates, we might find points of convergence but also divergences that cannot be reconciled; the ensuing tension among these should be sustained in a pluralistic dialogue.

The International Psychoanalytical Association International Psychoanalysis Library
The focus of the Library is on the scientific developments of today throughout the IPA, with an emphasis within the discipline on clinical, technical, and theoretical advances; empirical, conceptual, and historical research project.

The International Psychoanalytical Association Psychoanalytic Classics Revisited

The International Psychoanalytical Association Psychoanalytic Ideas and Applications Series
The aim is to focus on the scientific production of significant authors whose works are outstanding contributions to the development of the psychoanalytic field and to set out relevant ideas and themes, generated during the history of psychoanalysis, that deserve to be discussed by present psychoanalysts.

The International Series of Psychosocial Perspectives on Trauma, Displaced People & Political Violence
This series enables English-speaking readers the opportunity to familiarise themselves with important international contributions in this relevant field.

The Interviews with Icons Series
In this new series of “posthumous interviews” famous psychoanalysts are resurrected from the dead and are invited for a frank and detailed conversation about their lives and their work. Donald Winnicott returns to his consulting room in London’s Chester Square to reminisce about his childhood, his training, his work at Paddington Green Children’s Hospital, his technical experiments with patients, and even the morning of his death and, also, provides readers with a comprehensive survey of his many contributions to developmental psychology and to clinical practice. Sigmund Freud pays another visit to Vienna’s renowned Café Landtmann, where he had often enjoyed reading newspapers and sipping coffee. Freud explains how he came to invent psychoanalysis, speaks bluntly about his feelings of betrayal by Carl Gustav Jung, recounts his flight from the Nazis, and so much more, all the while explaining his theories of symptom formation and psychosexuality. John Bowlby takes us on a grouse-shooting expedition – his favourite weekend passion – through the English countryside, while lambasting his colleagues for their failures to understand the true origins of mental illness. Melanie Klein teaches us some of her favourite kitchen recipes while discussing the art of talking with patients. These posthumous interviews – beautifully written, concisely composed, steeped in historical rigour, and full of hitherto unpublished archival gems – will provide students and qualified professionals alike with a master class in psychological theory and practice, comfortably contained within one portable, affordable, and lavishly illustrated volume.

Introductions to Contemporary Psychoanalysis

The John Bowlby Memorial Conference Monograph Series
A series of books taken from the annual John Bowlby Memorial Conference Lecture, produced in association with the John Bowlby Centre, London.

The Journal of Psychological Therapies in Primary Care
The Journal of Psychological Therapies in Primary Care aims to disseminate articles and new developments in the following broad areas: - Counselling/psychotherapy and other models of clinical work, for example: art therapy - Evaluation and outcome studies - Politics, policy and debate - Commissioning and purchasing developments - Collaboration between general practice and all forms of psychotherapy work in Primary Care - Student (Trainee Counsellors, Psychological Therapists and General Practice Registrars) experiences

The Karnac Developmental Psychology Series
Each book in this series focuses on a particular age range of a child's development. The emphasis is on the description of the typical ways in which the child, at each of these stages, experiences himself in his world. As he develops, the child has different needs, abilities, and resources that underlie his interaction with parents, relatives, and the world at large. The objective is to illustrate how these unfolding characteristics of the child influence and are influenced by the people in his world. It is only careful and (usually) long-term observation that will allow one to identify elements in the infant's or child's behaviour that are likely to be part of his inborn personality.

The Karnac Library

The LCP Practice in Psychotherapy Series
This series is intended to address a wide variety of important and challenging issues confronting those working in diverse contexts as psychoanalytic psychotherapists.

The Library of Analytical Psychology

Library of Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
A series with a psychoanalytic sensibility for therapists working with children, their families and their teachers. Psychotherapists and psychoanalysts for children and adolescents address development from infancy to late adolescence, understanding unconscious communication through play, dream, fantasy, family and peer relationships, transference and countertransference. Not just for individual therapists, the series covers relating to schools and agencies, dealing with trauma, and unravelling family secrets and the impact of intergenerational transmission on family dynamics, all within a context of cultural humility.

The Library of Couple and Family Psychoanalysis
The library consolidates and extends the work of Tavistock Relationships, and offers the best of psychoanalytically informed writing on adult partnerships and couple psychotherapy.

The Library of Technology and Mental Health
This series, established in 2011, features authors from various parts of the global economy discuss the effects of technology on our growth and development, our relationships, our society in general, and the relevance of communication by telephone and internet to the spread of psychoanalysis. They discuss the impact of internet addiction including pornography, the effects of screen time and social media, and the value of telepsychotherapy, telepsychoanalysis, and telesupervision, all illustrated with clinical examples, ethical considerations, and personal reflections. The series editor is Jill Savege Scharff.

The Lines of Development - Evolution of Theory and Practice over the Decades Series
This series focuses on a spectrum of psychoanalytic leaders whose ideas have generated a tradition of thinking and working in particular ways. By definition, such pioneers venture further into unknown or unclaimed territories - opening up new areas of theoretical inquiry and/or therapeutic work. As trailblazers, they often inspire others to expand their work and to build on their ideas through research, clinical developments, or practical applications.

The Lines of the Symbolic Series
Series Editor, Ian Parker, Manchester Psychoanalytic Matrix.

Psychoanalytic clinical and theoretical work circulates through multiple intersecting antagonistic symbolic universes. This series opens connections between different cultural sites in which Lacanian work has developed in distinctive ways, in forms of work that question the idea that there could be single correct reading and application. The Lines of the Symbolic series provides a reflexive reworking of psychoanalysis that translates Lacanian writing from around the world, steering a course between the temptations of a metalanguage and imaginary reduction, between the claim to provide a god's eye view of psychoanalysis and the idea that psychoanalysis must everywhere be the same. And the elaboration of psychoanalysis in the symbolic here grounds its theory and practice in the history and politics of the work in a variety of interventions that touch the real.

The Neuro-Disability and Psychotherapy Series

The New International Library of Group Analysis
Drawing on the seminal ideas of British, European and American group analysts, psychoanalysts, social psychologists and social scientists, the books in this series focus on the study of small and large groups, organisations and other social systems, and on the study of the transpersonal and transgenerational sociality of human nature. NILGA books will be required reading for the members of professional organisations in the field of group analysis, psychoanalysis, and related social sciences. They will be indispensable for the "formation" of students of psychotherapy, whether they are mainly interested in clinical work with patients or in consultancy to teams and organisational clients within the private and public sectors.

New Library of Psychoanalysis
The New Library of Psychoanalysis is published by Routledge in association with the Institute of Psychoanalysis, London. Its purpose is to facilitate a greater and more widespread appreciation of psychoanalysis and to provide a forum for increasing mutual understanding between psychoanalysts and those in other disciplines.

New Library of Psychoanalysis Teaching Series
The New Library of Psychoanalysis Teaching Series is published by Routledge in association with the Institute of Psychoanalysis, London. Its purpose is to facilitate a greater and more widespread appreciation of psychoanalysis and to provide a forum for increasing mutual understanding between psychoanalysts and those in other disciplines.

New Penguin Freud
A selection of classic Freud texts, in new translations, under the general editorship of Adam Phillips.

OPUS - Organisational and Social Dynamics
An International Journal for the Integration of Psychoanalytic, Systemic and Group Relations Perspectives.

Papers of the Freudian School of Melbourne

Philosophy & Psychoanalysis
The Philosophy & Psychoanalysis book series is dedicated to current developments and cutting edge research in the philosophical sciences, phenomenology, hermeneutics, existentialism, logic, semiotics, cultural studies, social criticism, and the humanities that engage and enrich psychoanalytic thought through philosophical rigor. With the philosophical turn in psychoanalysis comes a new era of theoretical research that revisits past paradigms while invigorating new approaches to theoretical, historical, contemporary, and applied psychoanalysis. No subject or discipline is immune from psychoanalytic reflection within a philosophical context including psychology, sociology, anthropology, politics, the arts, religion, science, culture, physics, and the nature of morality. Philosophical approaches to psychoanalysis may stimulate new areas of knowledge that have conceptual and applied value beyond the consulting room reflective of greater society at large. In the spirit of pluralism, Philosophy & Psychoanalysis is open to any theoretical school in philosophy and psychoanalysis that offers novel, scholarly, and important insights in the way we come to understand our world. Series Editor Jon Mills, PsyD, PhD, ABPP is a philosopher, psychoanalyst, and psychologist, Faculty, Programs in Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy, Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology, Adelphi University, Emeritus Professor of Psychology & Psychoanalysis, Adler Graduate Professional School, Toronto, and author of several books in philosophy and psychoanalysis.

Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

The Political Mind Series

The Portman Papers Series
The Portman Papers series specifically promotes the deeper understanding of, and work with, clients, patients and offenders whose sometimes very disturbing behaviours can often appear to defy understanding. The Portman Clinic, from where this series originated, offers clinical assessment and treatment, teaching, consultancy and research in relation to this patient population and their care and management.

The Professional Coaching Series
This series brings together leading exponents and researchers in the coaching field to provide a definitive set of core texts important to the development of the profession. It aims to meet two needs - a professional series that provides the core texts that are theoretically and experimentally grounded, and a practice series covering forms of coaching based in evidence. Together they provide a complementary framework to introduce, promote and enhance the development of the coaching profession.

The Psychoanalysis and Popular Culture Series
This series builds on the work done since 2009 by the Media and the Inner World research network. It aims to consider the relationship between psychoanalysis and popular culture as a lived experience that is ever more emotionalised in the contemporary age. In contrast to many scholarly applications of psychoanalysis, works in this series set out to explore the creative tensions of thinking about cultural experience and its processes whilst also paying attention to observations from both the clinical and scholarly fields. What can academic applications of psychoanalysis learn from the clinical perspective and how might the critical insights afforded by scholarly work cast new light on clinical experience? The series provides space for a dialogue between these different groups with a view to evoking new perspectives on the values and pitfalls of a psychoanalytic approach to ideas of selfhood, society and popular culture. In particular, the series strives to develop a psycho-cultural approach by foregrounding the usefulness of a post-Freudian, object relations perspective for examining the importance of emotional relationships and experience. We nevertheless welcome proposals from all fields of psychoanalytic enquiry. The series is edited by Caroline Bainbridge and Candida Yates, with Brett Kahr as the Consulting Editor.

Psychoanalysis and Women Series
This series provides a forum for discussion of issues involving sexuality, sexual identity, and gender constructs in a cross-cultural and international context.

Psychoanalysis in a New Key

Psychoanalytic Field Theory Book Series
The Psychoanalytic Field Theory Book Series was initiated in 2015 as a new subseries of the Psychoanalytic Inquiry Book Series. The series publishes books on subjects relevant to the continuing development of psychoanalytic field theory. The emphasis of this series is on contemporary work that includes a vision of the future for psychoanalytic field theory. Since the middle of the twentieth century forms of psychoanalytic field theory emerged in different geographic parts of the world with different objectives, heuristic principles, and clinical techniques. Taken together they form a family of psychoanalytic perspectives that employs a concept of a bi-personal psychoanalytic field. The Psychoanalytic Field Theory Book Series seeks to represent this pluralism in its publications. Books on field theory in all its diverse forms are of interest in this series. Both theoretical works and discussions of clinical technique will be published in this series. The series editors are especially interested in selecting manuscripts which actively promote the understanding and further expansion of psychoanalytic field theory. Part of the mission of the series is to foster communication amongst psychoanalysts working in different models, in different languages, and in different parts of the world.

The Psychoanalytic Ideas Series
Psychoanalytic Ideas is a series which bring together the best of Public Lectures and other writings given by analysts of the British Psycho-Analytical Society on important psychoanalytical subjects. The focus of this series is to communicate some of the intellectual excitement about the past, present, and future of psychoanalytic ideas. The series aims to help make these ideas accessible to an even larger group of students, scholars, and practitioners worldwide.

The Psychoanalytic Monograph Series
This is a series of books combining the work of the Psychoanalysis Unit of University College, London and the Anna Freud Centre.

Psychological Insights for Understanding COVID-19
The Psychological Insights for Understanding COVID-19 series aims to highlight important themes in psychological science that engage with people’s unprecedented experience of the covid-19 pandemic. These short, accessible volumes draw together chapters as they originally appeared before covid-19 descended on the world but demonstrate how researchers and professionals in psychological science had developed theory and research on key topics germane to the global pandemic. Each volume includes a specially commissioned, expert introduction that contextualises the chapters in relation to the crisis, reflects on the relevance of psychological research during this significant global event, and proposes future research and vital interventions that elucidate understanding and coping with covid-19. With individual volumes exploring society, health, family, work and media, the Psychological Insights for Understanding COVID-19 series offers thought-provoking reading for professionals, students, academics and policy makers concerned with psychological consequences of the pandemic for individuals, families and society.

The Psychology of Everything

Psychotherapy 2.0

The Reflective Citizen Series
The intention of the "Reflective Citizen" series is to develop volumes from the various OPUS (An Organisation for Promoting Understanding of Society) activities which include Scientific Meetings, Workshops, Lectures, Debates and Conferences. The objective of OPUS is to promote and develop the study of conscious and unconscious organisational and societal dynamics through educational activities, research; consultancy and training; and, the publication and dissemination of these activities for the public benefit.

Relational Perspectives Book Series
Founding Editor: Stephen Mitchell Editor Emeritus: Lewis Aron The Relational Perspectives Book Series (RPBS) publishes books that grow out of or contribute to the relational tradition in contemporary psychoanalysis. The term relational psychoanalysis was first used by Greenberg and Mitchell to bridge the traditions of interpersonal relations, as developed within interpersonal psychoanalysis and object relations, as developed within contemporary British theory. But, under the seminal work of the late Stephen A. Mitchell, the term relational psychoanalysis grew and began to accrue to itself many other influences and developments. Various tributaries—interpersonal psychoanalysis, object relations theory, self psychology, empirical infancy research, feminism, queer theory, sociocultural studies and elements of contemporary Freudian and Kleinian thought—flow into this tradition, which understands relational configurations between self and others, both real and fantasied, as the primary subject of psychoanalytic investigation.  We refer to the relational tradition, rather than to a relational school, to highlight that we are identifying a trend, a tendency within contemporary psychoanalysis, not a more formally organized or coherent school or system of beliefs. Our use of the term relational signifies a dimension of theory and practice that has become salient across the wide spectrum of contemporary psychoanalysis. Now under the editorial supervision of Adrienne Harris, Steven Kuchuck and Eyal Rozmarin, the Relational Perspectives Book Series originated in 1990 under the editorial eye of the late Stephen A. Mitchell. Mitchell was the most prolific and influential of the originators of the relational tradition. Committed to dialogue among psychoanalysts, he abhorred the authoritarianism that dictated adherence to a rigid set of beliefs or technical restrictions. He championed open discussion, comparative and integrative approaches, and promoted new voices across the generations. Mitchell was later joined by the late Lewis Aron, also a visionary and influential writer, teacher and leading thinker in relational psychoanalysis. Included in the Relational Perspectives Book Series are authors and works that come from within the relational tradition, those that extend and develop that tradition, and works that critique relational approaches or compare and contrast them with alternative points of view. The series includes our most distinguished senior psychoanalysts, along with younger contributors who bring fresh vision. Our aim is to enable a deepening of relational thinking while reaching across disciplinary and social boundaries in order to foster an inclusive and international literature.   

Routledge Classics
"Routledge Classics is more than just a collection of texts… it embodies and circulates challenging ideas and keeps vital debates current and alive." - Hilary Mantel The Routledge Classics series contains the very best of Routledge’s publishing over the past century or so, books that have, by popular consent, become established as classics in their field. Drawing on a fantastic heritage of innovative writing published by Routledge and its associated imprints, this series makes available in attractive, affordable form some of the most important works of modern times.

The Routledge Wilfred R. Bion Studies Book Series
The contributions of Wilfred R. Bion are among the most cited in the analytic literature. Their appeal lies not only in their content and explanatory value, but in their generative potential. Although Bion’s training and many of his clinical instincts were deeply rooted in the classical tradition of Melanie Klein, his ideas have a potentially universal appeal. Rather than emphasizing a particular psychic content (e.g., Oedipal conflicts in need of resolution; splits that needed to be healed; preconceived transferences that must be allowed to form and flourish, etc.), he tried to help open and prepare the mind of the analyst (without memory, desire or theoretical preconception) for the encounter with the patient. Bion’s formulations of group mentality and the psychotic and non-psychotic portions of the mind, his theory of thinking and emphasis on facing and articulating the truth of one’s existence so that one might truly learn first hand from one’s own experience, his description of psychic development (alpha function and container/contained) and his exploration of O are "non-denominational" concepts that defy relegation to a particular school or orientation of psychoanalysis. Consequently, his ideas have taken root in many places…. and those ideas continue to inform many different branches of psychoanalytic inquiry and interest. It is with this heritage and its promise for the future developments of psychoanalysis in mind that we present The Routledge Wilfred R. Bion Studies Book Series. This series gathers together under newly emerging and continually evolving contributions to psychoanalytic thinking that rest upon Bion’s foundational texts and explore and extend the implications of his thought.

Search for the Self: Selected Writings of Heinz Kohut
The re-issuing of the four volumes of Heinz Kohut's writings is a major publishing event for anyone who is interested in both the theoretical and the therapeutic aspects of psychoanalysis. These volumes contain Kohut's pre-self psychology essays as well as those he wrote in order to continue to expand on his groundbreaking ideas.

The Self-Help Series
A series designed to help people work with, understand, and overcome, worrying problems or conditions affecting their lives and the lives of those around them.

Sitegeist

The Society of Analytical Psychology Monograph Series
Aimed primarily at trainees, these compact editions will be invaluable to all those who wish to learn the basics of major psychoanalytical theories from an intergrated viewpoint. The authors are Jungian analysts, trained at the SAP, highly experienced in both theory and practice.

Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud
Translated from the German under the General Editorship of James Strachey, in collaboration with Anna Freud, and assisted by Alix Strachey and Alan Tyson, this paperback edition is the definitive reference for all students and practitioners in the field. Published in paperback by Vintage.

Studying Lacan's Seminars
Studying Lacan’s Seminars brings together leading Lacanian scholars and practitioners from across the globe to participate in a contemporary examination of Lacan’s seminars, many of which are newly translated into English. Featuring practical examples from case studies and packed with cultural illustrations from film, literature and beyond, these books will provide vital companions for students and readers of Lacan. The first dedicated series on Lacan’s seminars, each book will cover the fundamental concepts while at the same time applying a contemporary perspective informed by the standards considered important by scholars and practising Lacanian psychoanalysts today.

The Systemic Thinking and Practice Series
This influential series was co-founded in 1989 by series editors David Campbell and Ros Draper to promote innovative applications of systemic theory to psychotherapy, teaching, supervision and organisational consultation. In 2011, Charlotte Burck and Gwyn Daniel became series editors and aim to present new theoretical developments and pioneering practice, to make links with other theoretical approaches, and to promote the relevance of systemic theory to contemporary social and psychological questions.

The Systemic Thinking and Practice Series - Work with Organizations
This influential series was co-founded in 1989 by series editors David Campbell and Ros Draper to promote innovative applications of systemic theory to psychotherapy, teaching, supervision and organisational consultation. In 2011, Charlotte Burck and Gwyn Daniel became series editors and aim to present new theoretical developments and pioneering practice, to make links with other theoretical approaches, and to promote the relevance of systemic theory to contemporary social and psychological questions.

The Tavistock Clinic Series
The Tavistock Clinic Series, written in a clear and accessible style, makes available the clinical and theoretical work that has been most influential at the Tavistock.

Theories of Psychotherapy
Published by the American Psychological Association

Therapeutic Fairy Tales

Understanding Your Child
Written by professionals working in the Child and Family, and the Adolescent Departments of the internationally renowned Tavistock Clinic, the guides in this series present balanced and sensitive advice that will help adults to become, or to feel that they are, 'good enough' parents. Each book concentrates on a key transition in a child's life, from birth to adolescence, looking especially at how parent's emotions and experiences interact with those of their children. Originally published by Rosendale Press, new revised editions now published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

The United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy Series
The United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) promotes the art and science of psychotherapy and psychotherapeutic counselling for the public benefit. It is a membership organisation and holds a national register of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors, listing those practitioner members who meet exacting standards and training requirements. It has training and accrediting organisational members covering all the main traditions of psychotherapy. UKCP promotes research and high standards of education, training, and practice, as well as the wider provision of psychotherapy and psychotherapeutic counselling for all sections of the public.

The Winnicott Studies Monograph Series
Produced in association with the Squiggle Foundation, these titles explore the theoretical and clinical work of D. W. Winnicott. This series includes the eleven volumes of The Journal of the Squiggle Foundation.

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