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Suffering and Sacrifice in the Clinical Encounter

Suffering and Sacrifice in the Clinical Encounter

by Charles Ashbach, Karen Fraley

  • Paperback £23.39 (RRP : £25.99 save £2.60)

The authors identify the ways in which some patients seek to create what Freud termed a “private religion” and unconsciously substitute sacrificial enactments of scapegoat surrogates to protect them... (more)

Psychoanalytic Practice Today: A Post-Bionian Introduction to Psychopathology, Affect and Emotions

Psychoanalytic Practice Today: A Post-Bionian Introduction to Psychopathology, Affect and Emotions

by Antonino Ferro

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

Psychoanalytic Practice Today offers the reader a good understanding of the school of thought inspired by the late work of Wilfred R. Bion. The contributors share a belief in the curative power of... (more)

The Dead Mother: The Work of Andre Green

The Dead Mother: The Work of Andre Green

Edited by Gregorio Kohon

  • Paperback £34.23 (RRP : £35.99 save £1.76)

This collection of essays explores the concept of the "dead mother" which refers to the process of mourning that takes place in the child following maternal depression, when the child experiences the... (more)

Psychoanalysts, Psychologists and Psychiatrists Discuss Psychopathy and Human Evil

Psychoanalysts, Psychologists and Psychiatrists Discuss Psychopathy and Human Evil

Edited by Sheldon Itzkowitz, Elizabeth F. Howell

  • Paperback £29.99

Evil - along with its incarnation in human form, the psychopath - remains underexamined in the psychological and psychoanalytic literature. Given current societal issues ranging from increasingly... (more)

The Unconscious in Social and Political Life

The Unconscious in Social and Political Life

Edited by David Morgan

  • Paperback £26.99 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.00)
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Traumatic events happen in every age, yet there is a particularly cataclysmic feeling to our own epoch that is so attractive to some and so terrifying to others. The terrible events of September 11th... (more)

Authenticity in the Psychoanalytic Encounter: The Work of Irma Brenman Pick

Authenticity in the Psychoanalytic Encounter: The Work of Irma Brenman Pick

by Irma Brenman Pick

  • Paperback £32.99

Authenticity in the Psychoanalytic Encounter brings together Irma Brenman Pick's original contributions to psychoanalytic technique. Working within the Kleinian tradition, she produces vivid clinical... (more)

The Maturational Processes and the Facilitating Environment: Studies in the Theory of Emotional Development

The Maturational Processes and the Facilitating Environment: Studies in the Theory of Emotional Development

by Donald W. Winnicott

  • Paperback £39.59 (RRP : £43.99 save £4.40)

The collection of papers that forms The Maturational Processes and the Facilitating Environment brings together Dr. Winnicott's published and unpublished papers on psychoanalysis and child... (more)

The Psychoanalytical Process

The Psychoanalytical Process

by Donald Meltzer

  • Paperback £25.99

Sets forth an integrated concept of the 'natural history' of the psychoanalytical process, viewed in the light of experience gained in the child-analytical playroom, and applied to the more... (more)

Trauma and Loss: Key Texts from the John Bowlby Archive

Trauma and Loss: Key Texts from the John Bowlby Archive

Edited by Robbie Duschinsky, Kate White

  • Paperback £19.99

During his lifetime John Bowlby, the founder of attachment theory, was unable to publish as he wished due to strong opposition to his ideas. Now, with the support of the Bowlby family, several... (more)

Psychic Bisexuality: A British-French Dialogue

Psychic Bisexuality: A British-French Dialogue

Edited by Rosine J. Perelberg

  • Paperback £32.99

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)

Reclaiming Unlived Life: Experiences in Psychoanalysis

Reclaiming Unlived Life: Experiences in Psychoanalysis

by Thomas Ogden

  • Paperback £35.07 (RRP : £36.99 save £1.92)

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)

Envy And Gratitude

Envy And Gratitude

by Melanie Klein

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Melanie Klein's writings, particularly on infant development and psychosis, have been crucial both to theoretical work and to clinical practice. Envy and Gratitude collects her writings from 1946... (more)

Winnicott and Kohut on Intersubjectivity and Complex Disorders: New Perspectives for Psychoanalysis, Psychotherapy and Psychiatry

Winnicott and Kohut on Intersubjectivity and Complex Disorders: New Perspectives for Psychoanalysis, Psychotherapy and Psychiatry

by Carlos Nemirovsky

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

Given the complexity of scientific developments inside and outside the psychoanalytic field, traditional definitions of basic psychoanalytic notions are no longer sufficiently comprehensive. We need... (more)

Psychoanalysis, Neuroscience and the Stories of Our Lives: The Relational Roots of Mental Health

Psychoanalysis, Neuroscience and the Stories of Our Lives: The Relational Roots of Mental Health

by Sarah Sutton

  • Paperback £24.99

Psychoanalysis, Neuroscience and the Stories of Our Lives: The Relational Roots of Mental Health offers a new understanding of identity and mental health, shining the light of twenty-first century... (more)

The Oedipus Complex Today: Clinical Implications

The Oedipus Complex Today: Clinical Implications

by Ronald Britton, Michael Feldman

  • Paperback £30.59 (RRP : £33.99 save £3.40)

A collection of papers focusing on the Kleinian conception of the Oedipus complex, how this is now understood, and what effect it has had on clinical practice.

The papers by Ronald Britton,... (more)

Holocaust Trauma and Psychic Deformation: Psychoanalytic Reflections of a Holocaust Survivor

Holocaust Trauma and Psychic Deformation: Psychoanalytic Reflections of a Holocaust Survivor

by Alfred Garwood

  • Paperback £21.73 (RRP : £24.99 save £3.26)

Written by a survivor of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, this moving and important book examines the massive psychic trauma suffered by a generation of Holocaust survivors. It not only provides... (more)

Psychoanalysis from the Inside Out: Developing and Sustaining an Analytic Identity and Practice

Psychoanalysis from the Inside Out: Developing and Sustaining an Analytic Identity and Practice

by Lena Theodorou Ehrlich

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

In the face of considerable scepticism over the function and effectiveness of psychoanalysis, Lena Ehrlich demonstrates how analysis is unique in its potential to transform patients at an emotionally... (more)

The Independent Mind in British Psychoanalysis

The Independent Mind in British Psychoanalysis

by Eric Rayner

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

Arguably the most informative and readable account of the development of British independent psychoanalysis, Eric Rayner’s The Independent Mind in British Psychoanalysis offers a coherent account of... (more)

The Unconscious: Theory, Research, and Clinical Implications

The Unconscious: Theory, Research, and Clinical Implications

by Joel Weinberger, Valentina Stoycheva

  • Hardback £30.59 (RRP : £33.99 save £3.40)

Weaving together state-of-the-art research, theory, and clinical insights, this book provides a new understanding of the unconscious and its centrality in human functioning. The authors review... (more)

Loss: Developmental, Cultural, and Clinical Realms

Loss: Developmental, Cultural, and Clinical Realms

Edited by Salman Akhtar

  • Paperback £29.19 (RRP : £29.99 save £0.80)

The experience of loss is ubiquitous in human life, but its nature and impact have great variations. When loss is phase-specific, expected, and accompanied by compensatory supplies, it can lead to... (more)

Meaning and Melancholia: Life in the Age of Bewilderment

Meaning and Melancholia: Life in the Age of Bewilderment

by Christopher Bollas

  • Paperback £33.39 (RRP : £34.99 save £1.60)

Meaning and Melancholia: Life in the Age of Bewilderment sees Christopher Bollas apply his creative and innovative psychoanalytic thinking to various contemporary social, cultural and political... (more)

Bion: 365 Quotes

Bion: 365 Quotes

by Nicola Abel-Hirsch

  • Paperback £24.99
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This is a book of 365 quotes from the work of the psychoanalyst Wilfred Bion. Something of an enigma, Bion often doesn’t write in the way one would expect of a psychoanalyst, but is being read ever... (more)

Experiencing Endings and Beginnings

Experiencing Endings and Beginnings

by Isca Salzberger-Wittenberg

  • Paperback £29.69 (RRP : £32.99 save £3.30)
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Throughout life we undergo many changes in our circumstances, beginnings and endings of relationships, gains and losses. This book highlights the emotional turmoil which, to a greater or lesser... (more)

Initiating Psychoanalysis: Perspectives

Initiating Psychoanalysis: Perspectives

Edited by Bernard Reith, Sven Lagerlof

  • Paperback £35.91 (RRP : £38.99 save £3.08)

Initiating Psychoanalysis presents an international collection of papers brought together by the Working Party on Initiating Psychoanalysis of the European Psychoanalytic Federation and addresses the... (more)

Envy and Gratitude Revisited

Envy and Gratitude Revisited

Edited by Priscilla Roth, Alessandra Lemma

  • Paperback £36.75 (RRP : £38.99 save £2.24)

These stimulating essays are evidence that 50 years after its publication Melanie Klein's Envy and Gratitude is still a rich source of psychoanalytic inspiration. Sixteen highly regarded analysts,... (more)

Understanding Trauma: A Psychoanalytical Approach

Understanding Trauma: A Psychoanalytical Approach

Edited by Caroline Garland

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

Revised edition with additional chapter. This book, from the Tavistock Clinic Series, is about what follows the breakdown in functioning, either short or longer-term, provoked by a traumatic event.... (more)

Creative Repetition and Intersubjectivity: Contemporary Freudian Explorations of Trauma, Memory, and Clinical Process

Creative Repetition and Intersubjectivity: Contemporary Freudian Explorations of Trauma, Memory, and Clinical Process

by Bruce E. Reis

  • Paperback £28.99

Creative Repetition and Intersubjectivity looks at contemporary Freudian and post-Freudian theory through an intersubjective lens. Bruce Reis offers views on how psychoanalytic conceptions from the... (more)

Transference and Countertransference from an Attachment Perspective: A Guide to Clinical Practice

Transference and Countertransference from an Attachment Perspective: A Guide to Clinical Practice

by Una McCluskey, Michael O'Toole

  • Paperback £29.19 (RRP : £29.99 save £0.80)

Locating the phenomenon of transference within an evolutionary perspective, this important book develops a new form of dynamic therapy that focuses on the dynamics of attachment in adult life and... (more)

Beginning Analysis: On the Processes of Initiating Psychoanalysis

Beginning Analysis: On the Processes of Initiating Psychoanalysis

by Bernard Reith

  • Paperback £32.99

How does a psychoanalysis begin? What goes on when analyst and prospective analysand meet for the first time, and what processes are activated to make the project for an analysis possible? This... (more)

Talking Cure: Mind and Method of the Tavistock Clinic

Talking Cure: Mind and Method of the Tavistock Clinic

Edited by David Taylor

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

What makes the mind develop? What helps children grow up? When can we think of ourselves as adults? Why do we fall in love? Why do our feelings sometimes ‘get in the way’? How do families affect us?... (more)

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