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Researching the Unconscious: Principles of Psychoanalytic Method

Researching the Unconscious: Principles of Psychoanalytic Method

by Michael Rustin

  • Paperback £26.17 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.82)

Researching the Unconscious provides an exposition of key issues in the philosophy and methods of the social sciences which are relevant to psychoanalysis as both a clinical practice and a human... (more)

Freud at Work: On the History of Psychoanalytic Theory and Practice, with an Analysis of Freud's Patient Record Books

Freud at Work: On the History of Psychoanalytic Theory and Practice, with an Analysis of Freud's Patient Record Books

by Ulrike May

  • Paperback £32.39 (RRP : £35.99 save £3.60)

Presenting a new frame of reference, the author argues that Freud’s theories are not the result of his genius alone but were developed in exchange with colleagues and students, which is not always... (more)

Psychodynamics of Writing

Psychodynamics of Writing

Edited by Martin Weegmann

  • Paperback £25.83 (RRP : £25.99 save £0.16)

Although psychoanalysis began as the 'talking cure', Freud's ideas and speculations were in many ways worked out in and through writing. The large Freudian corpus includes case studies, theory... (more)

The Psychoanalyst's Superegos, Ego Ideals and Blind Spots: The Emotional Development of the Clinician

The Psychoanalyst's Superegos, Ego Ideals and Blind Spots: The Emotional Development of the Clinician

by Vic Sedlak

  • Paperback £26.65 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.34)

Psychotherapists and psychoanalysts enter an emotional relationship when they treat a patient; no matter how experienced they may be, their personalities inform but also limit their ability to... (more)

Long-Term Psychoanalytic Supervision with Donald Meltzer: The Tragedy of Triumph

Long-Term Psychoanalytic Supervision with Donald Meltzer: The Tragedy of Triumph

by Joao Sousa Monteiro

  • Paperback £29.49 (RRP : £32.99 save £3.50)

Long-Term Psychoanalytic Supervision with Donald Meltzer is a detailed account of a particularly demanding analysis which Donald Meltzer closely supervised over twelve years. This will enable the... (more)

Treatment of Severe Personality Disorders: Resolution of Aggression and Recovery of Eroticism

Treatment of Severe Personality Disorders: Resolution of Aggression and Recovery of Eroticism

by Otto F. Kernberg

  • Paperback £38.44 (RRP : £41.00 save £2.56)

In Treatment of Severe Personality Disorders: Resolution of Aggression and Recovery of Eroticism, the influential psychoanalyst and psychiatrist Otto Kernberg presents an integrated update of the... (more)

Aesthetic Conflict and its Clinical Relevance

Aesthetic Conflict and its Clinical Relevance

by Meg Harris Williams

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Donald Meltzer coined the term ‘aesthetic conflict’ to describe the emotional complexities of the ‘apprehension of beauty’. It had its roots in art, literature, infant observation, and above all, in... (more)

Creative States of Mind: Psychoanalysis and the Artist's Process

Creative States of Mind: Psychoanalysis and the Artist's Process

by Patricia Townsend

  • Paperback £26.85 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.14)

What is it like to be an artist? Drawing on interviews with professional artists, this book takes the reader inside the creative process. The author, an artist and a psychotherapist, uses... (more)

Silent Virtues: Patience, Curiosity, Privacy, Intimacy, Humility, and Dignity

Silent Virtues: Patience, Curiosity, Privacy, Intimacy, Humility, and Dignity

by Salman Akhtar

  • Paperback £24.76 (RRP : £27.99 save £3.23)

Silent Virtues addresses six areas of mental functioning, namely, patience, curiosity, privacy, intimacy, humility, and dignity. Each of the areas is elucidated with the help of clinical, literary,... (more)

Minding the Body: The Body in Psychoanalysis and Beyond

Minding the Body: The Body in Psychoanalysis and Beyond

by Alessandra Lemma

  • Paperback £35.91 (RRP : £37.99 save £2.08)

Minding the Body: The Body in Psychoanalysis and Beyond outlines the value of a psychoanalytic approach to understanding the body and its vicissitudes and for addressing these in the context of... (more)

Psychic Bisexuality: A British-French Dialogue

Psychic Bisexuality: A British-French Dialogue

Edited by Rosine J. Perelberg

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Psychic Bisexuality: A British-French Dialogue clarifies and develops the Freudian conception according to which sexual identity is not reduced to the anatomical difference between the sexes, but is... (more)

Contemporary Perspectives on the Freudian Death Drive: In Theory Clinical Practice and Culture

Contemporary Perspectives on the Freudian Death Drive: In Theory Clinical Practice and Culture

Edited by Victor Bluml, Liana Giorgi

  • Paperback £26.56 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.43)

Contemporary Perspectives on the Freudian Death Drive provides a sustained discussion of the death drive from the perspective of different psychoanalytic traditions. Ever since Freud introduced the... (more)

Introduction to the Practice of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy: Second Edition

Introduction to the Practice of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy: Second Edition

by Alessandra Lemma

  • Paperback £29.99

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)

The Soul of Narcissism

The Soul of Narcissism

by Christian Fierens

  • Paperback £22.74 (RRP : £24.99 save £2.25)

The notion of narcissism introduced by Sigmund Freud has become a victim of its own success. On the one hand, with its emphasis on self-love and new forms of well-being, it can take the form of a... (more)

Working With Fathers in Psychoanalytic Parent-Infant Psychotherapy

Working With Fathers in Psychoanalytic Parent-Infant Psychotherapy

Edited by Tessa Baradon

  • Paperback £26.08 (RRP : £28.99 save £2.91)

Working With Fathers in Psychoanalytic Parent-Infant Psychotherapy: Paternal Subjectivity interfaces theoretical ideas about fatherhood and their incorporation into the clinical practice of... (more)

The Power of Phenomenology: Psychoanalytic and Philosophical Perspectives

The Power of Phenomenology: Psychoanalytic and Philosophical Perspectives

by Robert D. Stolorow, George E. Atwood

  • Paperback £31.71 (RRP : £32.99 save £1.28)

The Power of Phenomenology took form when the two authors realized that a single theme has run through the course of their almost half-century-long collaboration like a red thread-namely, the power... (more)

Psychoanalysis, Apathy, and the Postmodern Patient

Psychoanalysis, Apathy, and the Postmodern Patient

by Laurence Kahn

  • Paperback £31.71 (RRP : £32.99 save £1.28)

The postmodern turn underlies a new development in psychoanalysis, which has theoretical and practical implications. Psychoanalysis, Apathy, and the Postmodern Patient involves a detailed reading of... (more)

Humanisation?: Psychoanalysis, Symbolisation, and the Body of the Unconscious

Humanisation?: Psychoanalysis, Symbolisation, and the Body of the Unconscious

by Colette Soler

  • Paperback £24.99

Unquenched desire, the dividing up of the drives, repetition, and symptom are the keywords concerning the effects on the body of the unconscious as deciphered by Freud. Harmony is not on the agenda,... (more)

Contemporary Bionian Theory and Technique in Psychoanalysis

Contemporary Bionian Theory and Technique in Psychoanalysis

Edited by Antonino Ferro

  • Paperback £32.55 (RRP : £33.99 save £1.44)

'This volume reflects the passion, creativity and commitment of Antonino Ferro and his colleagues from Pavia as they strive to forge a psychoanalysis built upon a creative, intersubjective dialogue... (more)

Reclaiming Unlived Life: Experiences in Psychoanalysis

Reclaiming Unlived Life: Experiences in Psychoanalysis

by Thomas Ogden

  • Paperback £31.71 (RRP : £34.99 save £3.28)

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 Analyst's Reveries: Explorations in Bion's Enigmatic Concept

The Analyst's Reveries: Explorations in Bion's Enigmatic Concept

by Fred Busch

  • Paperback £26.85 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.14)

While the use of the analyst's own reveries in work with patients has increased in recent times, there has been little critical inquiry into its value, and the problems it may lead to. The Analyst's... (more)

Methods of Research into the Unconscious: Applying Psychoanalytic Ideas to Social Science

Methods of Research into the Unconscious: Applying Psychoanalytic Ideas to Social Science

Edited by Kalina Stamenova, R.D. Hinshelwood

  • Paperback £26.85 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.14)

The Psychoanalytic Unconscious is a slippery set of phenomena to pin down. There is not an accepted standard form of research, outside of the clinical practice of psychoanalysis. In this book a... (more)

A Beam of Intense Darkness: Wilfred Bion's Legacy to Psychoanalysis

A Beam of Intense Darkness: Wilfred Bion's Legacy to Psychoanalysis

by James S. Grotstein

  • Paperback £39.27 (RRP : £41.99 save £2.72)
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The author surveys Bion's publications and elaborates on his key contributions in depth while also critiquing them. The scope of this work is to synopsize, synthesize, and extend Bion's works in a... (more)

Beyond the Primal Addiction: Food, Sex, Gambling, Internet Shopping and Work

Beyond the Primal Addiction: Food, Sex, Gambling, Internet Shopping and Work

Edited by Nina Savelle-Rocklin, Salman Akhtar

  • Paperback £27.73 (RRP : £29.99 save £2.26)

Written by experienced practitioners in the fields of addiction and psychoanalysis, and illustrated by a range of moving vignettes, this groundbreaking book examines the psychological foundations of... (more)

A Practical Psychoanalytic Guide to Reflexive Research: The Reverie Research Method

A Practical Psychoanalytic Guide to Reflexive Research: The Reverie Research Method

by Joshua Holmes

  • Paperback £31.71 (RRP : £32.99 save £1.28)

A Practical Psychoanalytic Guide to Reflexive Research offers an accessible guide to enriched qualitative research. In this novel approach, the researcher's feelings and empathy in relation to... (more)

The Challenge of Being Human

The Challenge of Being Human

by Michael Eigen

  • Paperback £24.99

Freud wrote that the greatest problem facing humanity is its destructive urge. There is no one factor that solves the issue. The Challenge of Being Human explores tendencies that make us up and... (more)

Reading Klein

Reading Klein

by Margaret Rustin, Michael Rustin

  • Paperback £28.35 (RRP : £30.99 save £2.64)

Reading Klein provides an introduction to the work of one of the twentieth century's greatest psychoanalysts, known in particular for her contribution in developing child analysis and for her vivid... (more)

The Language of Bion: A Dictionary of Concepts

The Language of Bion: A Dictionary of Concepts

by P.C. Sandler

  • Paperback £47.69 (RRP : £52.99 save £5.30)

Considering that introductory books cannot replace an author's original words, and that Bion's concepts are often found to be difficult to grasp, Dr Paulo Sandler has compiled an unusual style of... (more)

The Work of the Negative

The Work of the Negative

by Andre Green

  • Paperback £25.00

The author draws attention to the work of the negative in Freud, examining aspects such as dream works and the work of mourning. The "work of the negative" refers to how we cope, or do not cope, with... (more)

On Private Madness

On Private Madness

by Andre Green

  • Paperback £36.89 (RRP : £40.99 save £4.10)

André Green occupies a unique position in psychoanalysis today, and his work represents a synthesis of the traditions of Lacan, Winnicott and Bion. This volume collects fourteen of his papers... (more)

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