Brett Kahr

Brett Kahr

Professor Brett Kahr has worked in the mental health field for over forty years. He is Senior Fellow at the Tavistock Institute of Medical Psychology in London and Senior Clinical Research Fellow in Psychotherapy and Mental Health at the Centre for Child Mental Health in London. A Trustee of the Freud Museum London and of Freud Museum Publications, he has written or edited fourteen books, and he has served as series editor for more than fifty-five other titles. He is Consultant Psychotherapist at The Balint Consultancy and works full-time with individuals and couples in London.

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How to Flourish as a Psychotherapist

How to Flourish as a Psychotherapist

by Brett Kahr

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How do you develop a truly rich and rewarding career in psychotherapy? How can you find joy in such painful work? How do you develop your skills and capacities in the field? How can you conquer your... (more)

Bombs in the Consulting Room: Surviving Psychological Shrapnel

Bombs in the Consulting Room: Surviving Psychological Shrapnel

by Brett Kahr

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What does one do when a dangerous paedophile, six feet and seven inches in height, threatens to kill you? How does one manage when a brain-damaged, psychotic patient spits on the office floor two... (more)

Tea with Winnicott

Tea with Winnicott

by Brett Kahr

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Donald Winnicott is currently the most popular author in contemporary psychoanalysis. His writings are cited in bibliographies even more frequently than those of Sigmund Freud. And yet how many... (more)

Celebrity Mad: Why Otherwise Intelligent People Worship Fame

Celebrity Mad: Why Otherwise Intelligent People Worship Fame

by Brett Kahr

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This short book provides a psychoanalytical understanding of fame and celebrity in the early twenty-first century, building upon the bedrock foundations of the Freudian corpus.

The book is... (more)

Coffee with Freud

Coffee with Freud

by Brett Kahr

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This is the second volume in Brett Kahr’s ‘Interviews with Icons’ series, following on from Tea with Winnicott. Professor Kahr, himself a highly regarded psychoanalyst, turns his attention to the... (more)

Sex and the Psyche: The Truth About Our Most Secret Fantasies

Sex and the Psyche: The Truth About Our Most Secret Fantasies

by Brett Kahr

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What's going on in your head when you go to bed? We talk about sex increasingly openly today, but when it comes to our most private fantasies it's often a different matter.

Here psychotherapist... (more)

D.W. Winnicott: A Biographical Portrait

D.W. Winnicott: A Biographical Portrait

by Brett Kahr

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A distillation of painstaking research into the life of Donald Winnicott, tracing his life from his childhood in Plymouth, through his career in paediatrics, to his election as President of the... (more)

Six Months in Anna Freud's Bedroom

Six Months in Anna Freud's Bedroom

by Brett Kahr

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In 1978, the eminent psychoanalyst and historian Brett Kahr, then a psychology undergraduate, developed a passion for the work of Sigmund Freud and embarked upon a what became a lifetime of... (more)

Forensic Psychotherapy and Psychopathology: Winnicottian Perspectives

Forensic Psychotherapy and Psychopathology: Winnicottian Perspectives

Edited by Brett Kahr

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This exceptional book adds to the fast growing area of forensic psychotherapy and shows the relevance of Winnicott's work to therapy with some of the most deprived in our... (more)

The Legacy of Winnicott: Essays on Infant and Child Mental Health

The Legacy of Winnicott: Essays on Infant and Child Mental Health

Edited by Brett Kahr

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Anxiety at 35,000 Feet: An Introduction to Clinical Aerospace Psychology

Anxiety at 35,000 Feet: An Introduction to Clinical Aerospace Psychology

by Robert Bor, Brett Kahr

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Fear of flying is a growing problem among both passengers and airline crews. Recent terrorist attacks have heightened the levels of anxiety and fear when boarding a plane. In this volume, one of... (more)

Life Lessons from Freud

Life Lessons from Freud

by Brett Kahr

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Sigmund Freud is best known as the father of psychoanalysis. Born in 1856, he was a physiologist, medical doctor and psychologist who spent most of his life in Vienna, Austria. He developed... (more)

New Horizons in Forensic Psychotherapy: Exploring the Work of Estela V. Welldon

New Horizons in Forensic Psychotherapy: Exploring the Work of Estela V. Welldon

Edited by Brett Kahr

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New Horizons in Forensic Psychotherapy: Exploring the Work of Estela V. Welldon, edited by Professor Brett Kahr, contains many rich contributions by some of Welldon’s most distinguished former... (more)

Tomando el Té con Winnicott

Tomando el Té con Winnicott

by Brett Kahr

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En una obra de originalidad sorprendente el profesor Brett Kahr ha resucitado a Donald Winnicott de entre los muertos y le ha invitado a una memorable taza de té en el 87 Chester Square - su antigua... (more)

On Practising Therapy at 1.45 A.M.: Adventures of a Clinician

On Practising Therapy at 1.45 A.M.: Adventures of a Clinician

by Brett Kahr

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On Practising Therapy at 1.45 A.M: Adventures of a Clinician derives from experiences of talking to millions of Britons about their mental health needs, both off camera and on. It includes accounts... (more)

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