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Diary of a Fallen Psychoanalyst: The Work Books of Masud Khan 1967-1972

Diary of a Fallen Psychoanalyst: The Work Books of Masud Khan 1967-1972

Edited by Linda Hopkins, Steven Kuchuck

  • Paperback £40.50 (RRP : £45.00 save £4.50)

Masud Khan (1924-1989), was an eminent and, ultimately, scandalous British psychoanalyst who trained and practised in London during an important period in the development of psychoanalysis. From... (more)

The Burden of Heritage: Hauntings of Generational Trauma on Black Lives

The Burden of Heritage: Hauntings of Generational Trauma on Black Lives

by Aileen Alleyne

  • Paperback £27.00 (RRP : £30.00 save £3.00)
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The Burden of Heritage: Hauntings of Generational Trauma on Black Lives is a timely addition to the literature on inter- and transgenerational trauma. The book addresses black ancestral trauma passed... (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 £29.99

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)

On Being One's Self: Clinical Explorations in Identity from John Steiner's Workshop

On Being One's Self: Clinical Explorations in Identity from John Steiner's Workshop

Edited by Sharon Numa

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

On Being One's Self emerges from discussions in John Steiner's Workshop and investigates the meanings of self and identity, including the many ways in which the development of personal identity can... (more)

W. R. Bion’s Theories of Mind: A Contemporary Introduction

W. R. Bion’s Theories of Mind: A Contemporary Introduction

by Annie Reiner

  • Paperback £19.99

Annie Reiner’s introduction to Wilfred Bion’s theories of mind presents Bion’s intricate ideas in an accessible, original way without compromising their complexity.

Reiner uses comparisons to... (more)

False Self: The Life of Masud Khan

False Self: The Life of Masud Khan

by Linda Hopkins

  • Paperback £45.00 (RRP : £50.00 save £5.00)

Notorious for his flamboyant personality and, at first, widely acknowledged as a brilliant clinician, M. Masud R. Kahn (1924-1989) exposed through his candor and scandalous behaviour the bigotry of... (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)

W.R. Bion as Clinician: Steering Between Concept and Practice

W.R. Bion as Clinician: Steering Between Concept and Practice

by R.D. Hinshelwood

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

Underpinned by rigorous close readings of his oeuvre, this book provides a comprehensive guide to the development, practice and evolution of Wilfred Bion’s clinical psychoanalytic work.

Starting... (more)

Playing and Vitality in Psychoanalysis

Playing and Vitality in Psychoanalysis

by Giuseppe Civitarese, Antonino Ferro

  • Paperback £29.99

Building on their long-lasting scientific partnership, Civitarese and Ferro offer an array of thought-provoking writings bolstered by extensive clinical material, attesting to their shared... (more)

The Claustro-Agoraphobic Dilemma in Psychoanalysis: Fear of Madness

The Claustro-Agoraphobic Dilemma in Psychoanalysis: Fear of Madness

Edited by Susan Finkelstein, Heinz Weiss

  • Paperback £29.99

This collection addresses the theory of claustro-agoraphobic anxieties and schizoid phenomena. It provides psychoanalytic case studies of the transference and counter-transference dynamic inherent in... (more)

Media and Psychoanalysis

Media and Psychoanalysis

by Jacob Johanssen, Steffen Kruger

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

Our lives are saturated by media that we use in conscious as well as unconscious ways. Spanning a wide range of examples, from film and TV to social media, from gaming to robots, this critical... (more)

Lessons in Psychoanalysis: Psychopathology and Clinical Psychoanalysis for Trainee Analysts

Lessons in Psychoanalysis: Psychopathology and Clinical Psychoanalysis for Trainee Analysts

by Franco De Masi

  • Paperback £19.99

Inspired by many successful years of teaching to analysts in training, Franco De Masi has selected the most significant lessons and added a few new ones to provide an enriching discussion of... (more)

Psychoanalytic Supervision

Psychoanalytic Supervision

by Nancy McWilliams

  • Hardback £33.99

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)

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)

The Analyst’s Torment: Unbearable Mental States in Countertransference

The Analyst’s Torment: Unbearable Mental States in Countertransference

by Dhwani Shah

  • Paperback £24.29 (RRP : £26.99 save £2.70)

Dhwani Shah moves the focus from using psychoanalytic theory and technique to explore the patient’s mind from a safe distance. Instead, he concentrates on the analyst’s feelings, subjective... (more)

The Omnipotent State of Mind: Psychoanalytic Perspectives

The Omnipotent State of Mind: Psychoanalytic Perspectives

Edited by Jean Arundale

  • Paperback £29.99

This book presents an examination and exploration of the concept of omnipotence, its qualities and expression as a psychic state, its origins in the psyche and its appearance in the psychoanalytic... (more)

Playing at Work: Clinical Essays in a Contemporary Winnicottian Perspective on Technique

Playing at Work: Clinical Essays in a Contemporary Winnicottian Perspective on Technique

by Vincenzo Bonaminio

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

Playing at Work offers a thorough guide to the innovative psychoanalytic practices of Vincenzo Bonaminio, as he draws on the work of Winnicott, Bollas, and Tustin to demonstrate an effective method... (more)

Christopher Bollas: A Contemporary Introduction

Christopher Bollas: A Contemporary Introduction

by Steven Jaron

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

This book provides a clear and accessible overview of the seminal clinical thinking of Christopher Bollas.

Placing Bollas's writings besides those of analysts including Milner, Bion, Winnicott,... (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)

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)

Bion, Intuition and the Expansion of Psychoanalytic Theory

Bion, Intuition and the Expansion of Psychoanalytic Theory

Edited by Antonia Grimalt

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

Bion, Intuition and the Expansion of Psychoanalytic Theory illuminates how Bion’s work on intuition has changed the landscape of contemporary psychoanalysis through his understanding of its... (more)

Mourning and Metabolization: Close Readings in the Psychoanalytic Literature of Loss

Mourning and Metabolization: Close Readings in the Psychoanalytic Literature of Loss

by Rael Meyerowitz

  • Paperback £29.99

By bringing together perspectives from psychoanalysis and literary studies and considering the reciprocal relation between ideas about mourning and our internal worlds, this book provides a guide to... (more)

On Getting Better

On Getting Better

by Adam Phillips

  • Paperback £8.99

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)

Traveling through Time: How Trauma Plays Itself out in Families, Organizations and Society

Traveling through Time: How Trauma Plays Itself out in Families, Organizations and Society

by M. Gerard Fromm

  • Paperback £26.09 (RRP : £28.99 save £2.90)

“Bullets don’t just travel through skin and bone. They travel through time.”

These words were tattooed onto the shoulder of a young woman whose father was shot during “The Troubles” in Northern... (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)

Psychoanalytic Field Theory: A Contemporary Introduction

Psychoanalytic Field Theory: A Contemporary Introduction

by Giuseppe Civitarese

  • Paperback £19.99

Written by one of the world’s renowned Bionian Field Theory scholars, this foundational volume provides a thorough introduction to all facets of psychoanalytic field theory, one of the most lively... (more)

The Feeling Intellect: An Essay on the Independent Tradition in British and American Psychoanalysis

The Feeling Intellect: An Essay on the Independent Tradition in British and American Psychoanalysis

by Steven Groarke

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

In The Feeling Intellect, Steven Groarke explores the overlap between psychoanalysis and philosophy in order to provide the first critical evaluation of the Independent tradition in British and... (more)

Bion and Intuition in the Clinical Setting

Bion and Intuition in the Clinical Setting

Edited by Antonia Grimalt

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

Bion and Intuition in the Clinical Setting focuses on Bion’s investigation of the intuitive approach to clinical data and lays out how Bion’s method encouraged constant effort by the analysts to... (more)

Finding a Way to the Child: Selected Clinical Papers 1983-2021

Finding a Way to the Child: Selected Clinical Papers 1983-2021

by Margaret Rustin, Kate Stratton

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

Margaret Rustin’s writing is characterised not only by its subject matter, which is diverse, but by her imaginative sensitivity to the emotional lives of children and young people, the depth of her... (more)

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