Thomas Ogden

Thomas Ogden, MD, published his debut novel, The Parts Left Out, in 2014. He has also published twelve books of essays on the theory and practice of psychoanalysis, and on the writings of Frost, Borges, Kafka, and others. His most recent works of non-fiction include The Analyst’s Ear and the Critic’s Eye: Rethinking Psychoanalysis and Literature; Creative Readings: Essays on Seminal Analytic Works; Rediscovering Psychoanalysis; and This Art of Psychoanalysis: Dreaming Undreamt Dreams and Interrupted Cries. . His work has been translated into twenty languages.

Dr Ogden was awarded the 2012 Sigourney Award for his “contributions to the field of psychoanalysis”; the 2010 Haskell Norman Prize for “outstanding achievement as a psychoanalytic clinician, teacher and theoretician”; and the 2004 International Journal of Psychoanalysis Award for “The Most Important Paper of the Year.” He practices psychoanalysis in San Francisco, where he teaches both psychoanalysis and creative writing.

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Reclaiming Unlived Life: Experiences in Psychoanalysis

Reclaiming Unlived Life: Experiences in Psychoanalysis

by Thomas Ogden

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In Reclaiming Unlived Life, influential psychoanalyst Thomas Ogden uses rich clinical examples to illustrate how different types of thinking may promote or impede analytic work. With a unique style... (more)

The Primitive Edge of Experience

The Primitive Edge of Experience

by Thomas Ogden

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Ogden constructs an anatomy and physiology of the psychic apparatus based on the interplay of the depressive, the paranoid-schizoid and the autistic - contiguous positions. The last position is his... (more)

Reverie and Interpretation: Sensing Something Human

Reverie and Interpretation: Sensing Something Human

by Thomas Ogden

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A text exploring the frontiers of contemporary psychoanalytic thinking: the experience of the analyst and patient in the dynamic interplay of subjectivity and intersubjectivity. The author shows how... (more)

Projective Identification and Psychotherapeutic Technique

Projective Identification and Psychotherapeutic Technique

by Thomas Ogden

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An examination of projective identification and its clinical uses from a Kleinian perspective. The author puts forward the hypothesis that identification is the patient's way of mastering significant... (more)

The Matrix of the Mind: Object Relations and the Psychoanalytic Dialogue

The Matrix of the Mind: Object Relations and the Psychoanalytic Dialogue

by Thomas Ogden

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A comprehensive overview of object relations theory from a Kleinian perspective. It includes chapters on phantasy, the paranoid-schizoid and depressive positions, internal objects, and the work of... (more)

Creative Readings: Essays on Seminal Analytic Works

Creative Readings: Essays on Seminal Analytic Works

by Thomas Ogden

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Thomas Ogden is internationally recognized as one of the most creative analytic thinkers writing today. In this book he brings his original analytic ideas to life by means of his own method of... (more)

The Hands of Gravity and Chance

The Hands of Gravity and Chance

by Thomas Ogden

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The Hands of Gravity and Chance is a spell-binding story in which parents find themselves promising and then rescinding what they do not have to give. The story opens with the fall of a... (more)

Subjects of Analysis

Subjects of Analysis

by Thomas Ogden

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Conversations at the Frontier of Dreaming

Conversations at the Frontier of Dreaming

by Thomas Ogden

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This Art of Psychoanalysis: Dreaming Undreamt Dreams and Interrupted Cries

This Art of Psychoanalysis: Dreaming Undreamt Dreams and Interrupted Cries

by Thomas Ogden

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Why is dreaming the mind's single most important psychoanalytic activity? This Art of Psychoanalysis offers a unique perspective on psychoanalysis that features a new way of conceptualizing the role... (more)

Meias Verdades

Meias Verdades

by Thomas Ogden

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The Parts Left Out

The Parts Left Out

by Thomas Ogden

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“The road out to the Bromfman farm in late August is no different from thousands of other roads to grain farms in Kansas—hard-baked dirt dusted with a fine powder of yellow clay that shifts almost... (more)

Rediscovering Psychoanalysis: Thinking and Dreaming, Learning and Forgetting

Rediscovering Psychoanalysis: Thinking and Dreaming, Learning and Forgetting

by Thomas Ogden

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This book approaches rediscovering psychoanalysis from four vantage points derived from the authors experience as a clinician, a supervisor, a teacher, and a reader of psychoanalysis. Thomas Ogden... (more)

The Analyst's Ear and the Critic's Eye: Rethinking Psychoanalysis and Literature

The Analyst's Ear and the Critic's Eye: Rethinking Psychoanalysis and Literature

by Benjamin H. Ogden, Thomas Ogden

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The Analyst's Ear and the Critic's Eye is the first volume of literary criticism to be co-authored by a practicing psychoanalyst and a literary critic. The result of this unique collaboration is a... (more)

La Matriz de la Mente: Las Relaciones de Objeto y el Diálogo Psicoanalítico

La Matriz de la Mente: Las Relaciones de Objeto y el Diálogo Psicoanalítico

by Thomas Ogden

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Estamos ante una visión global de la teoría de las relaciones de objeto desde una perspectiva kleiniana, que contiene capítulos sobre la fantasía, las posiciones esquizo-paranoide y depresiva, los... (more)

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