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The Cure for Psychoanalysis

The Cure for Psychoanalysis

by Adam Phillips

  • Paperback £17.99 (RRP : £19.99 save £2.00)

This book contains two brilliant essays by one of the foremost thinkers in the field of psychoanalysis. In the first essay, 'The Magic of Winnicott,' Adam Phillips makes clear the subtlety and wisdom... (more)

Three Characters: Narcissist, Borderline, Manic Depressive

Three Characters: Narcissist, Borderline, Manic Depressive

by Christopher Bollas

  • Paperback £16.19 (RRP : £17.99 save £1.80)

It is important to point out that these essays are about character types; it is not to suggest that all borderlines, narcissists or manic depressives are the same. Everyone is an individual and are... (more)

Coming to Life in the Consulting Room: Toward a New Analytic Sensibility

Coming to Life in the Consulting Room: Toward a New Analytic Sensibility

by Thomas H. Ogden

  • Paperback £26.99 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.00)

Ogden sets out a movement in contemporary psychoanalysis toward a new sensibility, reflecting a shift in emphasis from what he calls epistemological psychoanalysis (having to do with knowing and... (more)

Transgender Identities: A Contemporary Introduction

Transgender Identities: A Contemporary Introduction

by Alessandra Lemma

  • Paperback £17.99 (RRP : £19.99 save £2.00)

This important new book by Alessandra Lemma provides a succinct overview of psychoanalytic understandings, approaches and controversies around transgender identifications.

Illustrated with case... (more)

The Relational Revolution in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

The Relational Revolution in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

by Steven Kuchuck

  • Paperback £11.69 (RRP : £12.99 save £1.30)

Written by a leading teacher and scholar of relational thinking, The Relational Revolution in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy provides a comprehensive overview of relational psychoanalysis in one... (more)

When the Body Speaks: A British-Italian Dialogue

When the Body Speaks: A British-Italian Dialogue

Edited by Donald Campbell, Ronny Jaffe

  • Paperback £29.99

This book is based on the work done by a group of British and Italian psychoanalysts who have been meeting twice yearly since 2003 to study clinically the relationship between the mind and the body... (more)

Freud's Pandemics: Surviving Global War, Spanish Flu and the Nazis

Freud's Pandemics: Surviving Global War, Spanish Flu and the Nazis

by Brett Kahr

  • Paperback £36.00 (RRP : £40.00 save £4.00)

In this compelling book, the first in the new Freud Museum London series, Professor Brett Kahr describes how Sigmund Freud endured innumerable emotional pandemics during his eighty-three years of... (more)

The Surviving Object: Psychoanalytic clinical essays on psychic survival-of-the-object

The Surviving Object: Psychoanalytic clinical essays on psychic survival-of-the-object

by Jan Abram

  • Paperback £26.99 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.00)

In this book, Abram proposes and elaborates the dual concept of an intrapsychic surviving and non surviving object and examines how psychic survival-of-the-object places the early m/Other at the... (more)

The Authority of Tenderness: Dignity and the True Self in Psychoanalysis

The Authority of Tenderness: Dignity and the True Self in Psychoanalysis

by Paul Williams

  • Paperback £13.49 (RRP : £14.99 save £1.50)
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This insightful and beautifully written work explores non-linear processes of recovery of the loss of Self. The inherent healing power of hard-earned, wholehearted self-acceptance is conceived... (more)

Jouissance: Sexuality, Suffering and Satisfaction

Jouissance: Sexuality, Suffering and Satisfaction

by Darian Leader

  • Paperback £14.39 (RRP : £15.99 save £1.60)

Although the term 'jouissance' is common currency in psychoanalysis today, how much does it really tell us? While often taken to designate a fusion of sexuality, suffering and satisfaction, the term... (more)

On Wanting to Change

On Wanting to Change

by Adam Phillips

  • Paperback £7.19 (RRP : £7.99 save £0.80)

From the UK's foremost literary psychoanalyst, a dazzling new book on the universal urge to change our lives.

We live in a world in which we are invited to change - to become our best selves,... (more)

Body as Psychoanalytic Object: Clinical Applications from Winnicott to Bion and Beyond

Body as Psychoanalytic Object: Clinical Applications from Winnicott to Bion and Beyond

Edited by Caron Harrang, Drew Tillotson

  • Paperback £29.99

This book explores the role of bodily phenomena in mental life and in the psychoanalytic encounter, encouraging further dialog within psychoanalysis, philosophy, and the humanities, and contributing... (more)

Bion and Primitive Mental States: Trauma and the Symbiotic Link

Bion and Primitive Mental States: Trauma and the Symbiotic Link

by Judy Eekhoff

  • Paperback £26.99 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.00)

This clinically focused book explores W. R. Bion’s thinking on primitive and unrepresented mental states and shows how therapists can work effectively with traumatized patients who are difficult to... (more)

Working in the Dark: Understanding the Pre-Suicide State of Mind

Working in the Dark: Understanding the Pre-Suicide State of Mind

by Donald Campbell, Rob Hale

  • Paperback £24.99

Working in the Dark focuses on the authors' understanding of an individual's pre-suicide state of mind, based on their work with many suicidal individuals, with special attention to those who... (more)

Analysis and Exile: Boyhood, Loss, and the Lessons of Anna Freud

Analysis and Exile: Boyhood, Loss, and the Lessons of Anna Freud

by Vivian Heller

  • Paperback £17.09 (RRP : £18.99 save £1.90)

"When my father was a little boy in Vienna, he told Anna Freud this dream: He is walking on the rim of the white gravel path that leads around the oval pond in the upper part of the Belvedere... (more)

The Analyst's Vulnerability: Impact on Theory and Practice

The Analyst's Vulnerability: Impact on Theory and Practice

by Karen J. Maroda

  • Paperback £26.99 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.00)

This book closely examines the analyst's early experiences and character traits, demonstrating the impact they have on theory building and technique. Arguing that choice of theory and interventions... (more)

On Getting Better

On Getting Better

by Adam Phillips

  • Paperback £6.99

To talk about getting better - about wanting to change in ways that we might choose and prefer - is to talk about pursuing the life we want; in the full knowledge that our pictures of the life we... (more)

The Post-Bionian Field Theory of Antonino Ferro: Theoretical Analysis and Clinical Application

The Post-Bionian Field Theory of Antonino Ferro: Theoretical Analysis and Clinical Application

Edited by Howard B. Levine

  • Paperback £26.99 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.00)

This exciting and original collection explores Antonino Ferro's post-Bionian Field Theory, expanding upon the analytic work of Wilfred Bion to focus on the intersubjective development of psychic... (more)

Psychoanalytic Supervision

Psychoanalytic Supervision

by Nancy McWilliams

  • Hardback £29.99

Drawing on deep reserves of experience and theoretical and research knowledge, Nancy McWilliams presents a fresh perspective on psychodynamic supervision in this highly instructive work. McWilliams... (more)

Timeless Grandiosity and Eroticised Contempt: Technical Challenges Posed by Cases of Narcissism and Perversion

Timeless Grandiosity and Eroticised Contempt: Technical Challenges Posed by Cases of Narcissism and Perversion

by Michael Shoshani, Batya Shoshani

  • Paperback £27.89 (RRP : £30.99 save £3.10)

The challenges and crises that kept resurfacing in Michael and Batya Shoshani’s work with extremely difficult patients hunted by anxieties of being, and in particular with perverse psychic... (more)

Introduction to the Practice of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy: Second Edition

Introduction to the Practice of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy: Second Edition

by Alessandra Lemma

  • Paperback £28.13 (RRP : £31.25 save £3.12)

This second revised edition of Introduction to the Practice of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, the highly successful practice-oriented handbook designed to demystify psychoanalytic psychotherapy, is... (more)

Illusion, Disillusion, and Irony in Psychoanalysis

Illusion, Disillusion, and Irony in Psychoanalysis

by John Steiner

  • Paperback £26.99 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.00)

Illusion, Disillusion, and Irony in Psychoanalysis explores and develops the role of illusion and daydream in everyday life, and in psychoanalysis. Using both clinical examples and literary works,... (more)

The Clinical Paradigms of Melanie Klein and Donald Winnicott: Comparisons and Dialogues

The Clinical Paradigms of Melanie Klein and Donald Winnicott: Comparisons and Dialogues

by Jan Abram, R.D. Hinshelwood

  • Paperback £32.99

The main aims of this book are to introduce the distinctive clinical paradigms of Melanie Klein and Donald Winnicott, to compare and contrast the way in which their theories evolved, and to present a... (more)

The Sound of the Unconscious: Psychoanalysis as Music

The Sound of the Unconscious: Psychoanalysis as Music

by Ludovica Grassi

  • Paperback £26.99 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.00)

In this book, Ludovica Grassi explores the importance of music in psychoanalysis, arguing that music is a basic working tool for psyche, as words are composed of sound, rhythm and intonation more... (more)

The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud

The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud

by Sigmund Freud

  • Paperback £323.78 (RRP : £359.76 save £35.98)

This collection of twenty four volumes is the first full paperback publication of The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud, in English. The twenty four volumes are... (more)

Affect, Representation and Language: Between the Silence and the Cry

Affect, Representation and Language: Between the Silence and the Cry

by Howard B. Levine

  • Paperback £26.99 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.00)

This book presents and elaborates on the rationale and implications of the transformational dimension of psychoanalysis. In so doing, it attempts to extend psychoanalytic theory and practice beyond... (more)

Psychological Roots of the Climate Crisis: Neoliberal Exceptionalism and the Culture of Uncare

Psychological Roots of the Climate Crisis: Neoliberal Exceptionalism and the Culture of Uncare

by Sally Weintrobe

  • Paperback £19.79 (RRP : £21.99 save £2.20)

Psychological Roots of the Climate Crisis tells the story of a fundamental fight between a caring and an uncaring imagination. It helps us to recognise the uncaring imagination in politics, in... (more)

The Fifth Principle

The Fifth Principle

by Paul Williams

  • Paperback £11.99
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The Fifth Principle is the first of three books that take as their subject aspects of the author's life. This book reflects upon a period between birth and eight years of age; the second book will... (more)

Inside Lives: Psychoanalysis and the Growth of the Personality

Inside Lives: Psychoanalysis and the Growth of the Personality

by Margot Waddell

  • Paperback £29.69 (RRP : £32.99 save £3.30)
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Inside Lives belongs to the heart of the thinking and working of the Tavistock Clinic. Its aim is to bring psychoanalytic theory to life, to make it accessible to a much wider range of readers, both... (more)

Scum

Scum

by Paul Williams

  • Paperback £11.99

'Scum is a masterfully written book in which Williams, by means of a particularly effective form of fragmentation of language, captures the disjunctive experience of a terrified boy. The life of the... (more)

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