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Practicing Psychodynamic Therapy: A Casebook

by Richard F. Summers & Jacques P. Barber The Guilford Press (November 12, 2014)

This volume presents 12 highly instructive case studies grounded in the evidence-based psychodynamic therapy model developed by Richard F. Summers and Jacques P. Barber. Bringing clinical concepts vividly to...

Erik Erikson's Verbal Portraits: Luther, Gandhi, Einstein, Jesus

by Donald Capps Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 24, 2014)

In Erik Erikson’s Verbal Portraits: Luther, Gandhi, Einstein, Jesus, Donald Capps contends that Erikson’s portraits of respective historical figures make a highly creative contribution to psychoanalytic...

Consciousness and the Aconscious in Psychoanalytic Theory

by Ahmed Fayek Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 09, 2014)

In this book, Fayek summarizes current arguments and debates stemming from neurological and phenomenological perspectives. He presents the notion that consciousness needs to be considered a human phenomenon...

War Is Not Inevitable: On the Psychology of War and Aggression

by Henri Parens Lexington Books (July 22, 2014)

In this book, author Henri Parens discusses and documents the core psychodynamics that lead groups to war. Detailing some of the psychodynamics that led from World War I to World War II and their respective...

Phantom Narratives: The Unseen Contributions of Culture to Psyche

by Samuel Kimbles Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 02, 2014)

Cultural attitudes operate unconsciously, affecting our own self-perception as well as the way we perceive others. In Phantom Narratives: The Unseen Contributions of Culture to Psyche, Samuel Kimbles argues...

Jacques Lacan, Past and Present: A Dialogue

by Alain Badiou, Elisabeth Roudinesco & Jason E. Smith Columbia University Press (May 06, 2014)

Prompted by the thirtieth anniversary of the French philosopher Jacques Lacan’s death, this exchange between two prominent intellectuals is rich with surprising insights. Alain Badiou shares the clearest,...

Dialogue Concerning Contemporary Psychodynamic Therapy

by Richard D. Chessick Jason Aronson, Inc. (July 07, 1977)

In this unique book, Dr. Richard Chessick asks questions about psychotherapy and answers them. Engaging readers in a dialogue between a senior psychodynamic clinician and novice mental health professionals,...

Psychoanalysis and Buddhism

by Jeremy D. Safran Wisdom Publications (May 18, 2012)

"What a wonderful book! Jeremy Safran has assembled an absolutely stellar group of writers and has himself contributed an illuminating introduction. The essays are riveting and the book is the rare edited collection...

How We Became Human: A Challenge to Psychoanalysis

by Julio Moreno & Judith Filc Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 06, 2014)

How We Became Human: A Challenge to Psychoanalysis tackles the question of what distinguishes human beings from other animals. By interweaving psychoanalysis, biology, physics, anthropology, and philosophy,...

An introduction to dream interpretation

by Javier Castillo Colomer Editorial Manuscritos (March 17, 2014)

The long personal and professional experience of Dr. Javier Castillo allows him to finally come to the conclusion, in line with the Jungian idea, that dreams are a phenomenon of nature and must be understood...

Object Relations Brief Therapy: The Therapeutic Relationship in Short-Term Work

by Michael Stadter Jason Aronson, Inc. (April 13, 2009)

Object Relations Brief Therapy combines practical techniques with the depth of object relations theory, the wisdom of previous brief therapy writers, and, most notably, an emphasis on the unique therapeutic...

Ordinary Mind

by Barry Magid & Charlotte Joko Beck Wisdom Publications (August 20, 2012)

Is meditation an escape from--or a solution to--our psychological problems? Is the use of antidepressants counter to spiritual practice? Does a psychological approach to meditation reduce spirituality to "self-help"?...

On Dreams

by Sigmund Freud & M. D. Eder Dover Publications (February 03, 2012)

Concise, accessible version of the master's theory of dreams as disguised wish fulfillment. Contrasts scientific, popular views; considers origins, mental mechanisms.

Disordered Thought and Development: Chaos to Organization in the Moment

by M. D. Fallon & Susan P. Sherkow Jason Aronson, Inc. (December 26, 2013)

There is a moment at every level of psychological development in which the mind is presented with a challenge. This moment can last for a literal moment in time or it can extend for years, thus becoming a leading...

Crossroads in Psychoanalysis, Buddhism, and Mindfulness: The Word and the Breath

by Roberto Carnevali, Alessandro Giannandrea & Anthony Molino Jason Aronson, Inc. (December 18, 2013)

A comprehensive collection of essays exploring the interstices of Eastern and Western modes of thinking about the self, this book documents just some of the challenges, conflicts, pitfalls, and “wow” moments...

Revenge: Narcissistic Injury, Rage, and Retaliation

by Salman Akhtar & Henri Parens Jason Aronson, Inc. (November 21, 2013)

Revenge: Narcissistic Injury, Rage, and Retaliation addresses the ubiquitous human wish to take revenge and settle scores. Featuring the contributions of eleven distinguished mental health professionals, this...

Relating to God: Clinical Psychoanalysis, Spirituality, and Theism

by Dan Merkur Jason Aronson, Inc. (November 21, 2013)

Relating to God: Clinical Psychoanalysis, Spirituality, and Theism, Dan Merkur presents a clinical alternative to both the dismissal and the culturally relative endorsement of the client's religion, proposing...

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Perspectives from Psychoanalysis and Neuroscience

by Susan P. Sherkow, D. M. D. Harrison & D. M. D. Singletary Jason Aronson, Inc. (November 14, 2013)

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Perspectives from Psychoanalysis and Neuroscience, offers a guide to understanding and treating the ASD toddler from the dual perspectives of psychoanalysis and neurofunction through...

Time, Self, and Psychoanalysis

by William W. Meissner Jason Aronson, Inc. (March 06, 2007)

Time, Self, and Psychoanalysis has two theoretical foci: the first is the nature of time experience and the second is the implications of the understanding of time for conceptualizing the nature and functioning...

The Modern Freudians: Contempory Psychoanalytic Technique

by D S. D Ellman & Stanley Grand Jason Aronson, Inc. (May 01, 1999)

Explores the developments in technique in the practice of psychoanalysis today.

The Call of Character: Living a Life Worth Living

by Mari Ruti Columbia University Press (November 12, 2013)

Should we feel inadequate for failing to be healthy, balanced, and well-adjusted? Is such an existential equilibrium realistic or even desirable? Condemning our cultural obsession with cheerfulness and “positive...

Dialogue with Erik Erikson

by Erik Erikson & Richard E. Evans Jason Aronson, Inc. (June 01, 1995)

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Another Chance to be Real: Attachment and Object Relations Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder

by Donald D. Roberts & Deanda S. Roberts Jason Aronson, Inc. (November 05, 2007)

Object relations theory has been useful in understanding borderline personality disorder, and from this theoretical orientation have emerged effective approaches to its treatment. However, treatment based on...

Lying, Cheating, and Carrying On: Developmental, Clinical, and Sociocultural Aspects of Dishonesty and Deceit

by Henri Parens & Salman Akhtar Jason Aronson, Inc. (February 12, 2009)

This book aims to help therapists enhance their empathy with patients who are compelled to lie and to provide them with better therapeutic strategies to deal with the clinical dilemmas that arise in working...

The Embodied Subject: Minding the Body in Psychoanalysis

by Jane G. Tillman, John P. Muller, D. G. D. Tillman & D. J. D. Kalinich et al. Jason Aronson, Inc. (May 10, 2007)

The relationship between psyche and some is extremely important from a psychoanalytic theoretical and clinical perspective. This book reflects the cutting edge intersection of analytic theory, semiotics, biology,...

Self-Organizing Complexity in Psychological Systems

by Joseph Brent, John P. Muller, Craig Piers & E Virginia Demos et al. Jason Aronson, Inc. (April 18, 2007)

Self-Organizing Complexity in Psychological Systems offers a contemporary perspective on the mind through a compilation of original chapters written by some of the leading researchers in the area of complexity...

Clinical Applications of Psychoanalytic Theory

by Esther Fine Jason Aronson, Inc. (August 28, 2013)

Clinical Applications of Psychoanalytic Theory provides a description of a psychoanalytic approach to a wide range of mental disorders affecting both adults and children. Clinical examples are provided.

Fairbairn's Object Relations Theory in the Clinical Setting

by David P. Celani Columbia University Press (April 07, 2010)

W. R. D. Fairbairn (1889-1964) challenged the dominance of Freud's drive theory with a psychoanalytic theory based on the internalization of human relationships. Fairbairn assumed that the unconscious develops...

The Internal Triangle: New Theories of Female Development

by Lucy Holmes Jason Aronson, Inc. (November 28, 2007)

This book presents the first new theory of female development based on drive theory since Helene Deutsch's Psychology of Women in 1945. Holmes posits an 'internal triangle'-an intrapsychic structure unique to...

Listening to Others: Developmental and Clinical Aspects of Empathy and Attunement

by Salman Akhtar, Theodore Jacobs, Jessica Benjamin & M. D. Fallon et al. Jason Aronson, Inc. (March 06, 2007)

This edited volume addresses the critical psychoanalytic issue of effective listening. This issue has been discussed widely in the literature but most often from the standpoint of technique. Listening to Others...

The Struggle Against Mourning

by Ilany Kogan Jason Aronson, Inc. (June 14, 2007)

This book deals with obstacles in the mourning process as experienced in individual cases and in large groups, in normative and in life-threatening situations. Rich in clinical examples from the author's practice,...

Fearful Symmetry: The Development and Treatment of Sadomasochism

by Jack Novick & Kerry Kelly Novick Jason Aronson, Inc. (July 26, 2007)

Using data from infant observation, and child, adolescent, and adult analyses, the Novicks explicate a multidimensional, developmental theory of sadomasochism that has been recognized as a major innovation....

Beyond Yahweh and Jesus: Bringing Death's Wisdom to Faith, Spirituality, and Psychoanalysis

by Robert Langs Jason Aronson, Inc. (October 10, 2007)

Beyond Yahweh and Jesus constitutes the first in-depth psychoanalytic study of the Old and New Testaments in terms of God's role in enabling humans to cope with death and the anxiety it evokes. The journey on...

Guilt: Origins, Manifestations, and Management

by Salman Akhtar, Robert Kravis, Elaine Zickler & Desy Safán-Gerard et al. Jason Aronson, Inc. (December 22, 2012)

Guilt: Origins, Manifestations, and Management is replete with clinical pearls and highly useful tips for the management of patients driven by feelings of guilt and remorse. Eight distinguished psychoanalysts...

Psychoanalytic Disagreements in Context

by Dale Boesky Jason Aronson, Inc. (November 20, 2007)

Contemporary psychoanalysts are eclectic and believe they use the best ideas from each of our numerous competing theoretic models. However, there is confusion and controversy about what constitutes 'best.' Critical...

Psychoanalysis: The Impossible Profession

by Janet Malcolm Jason Aronson, Inc. (July 07, 1977)

Through an intensive study of 'Aaron Green,' a Freudian analyst in New York City, New Yorker writer Janet Malcolm reveals the inner workings of psychoanalysis.

Motherhood Optional: A Psychological Journey

by Phyllis Ziman Tobin & Barbara Aria Jason Aronson, Inc. (June 01, 1998)

Reminding women that motherhood is an option, not a given (much less an instinct), New York psychotherapist Phyllis Ziman Tobin contends that choosing to be or not to be a mother is the defining rite of passage...

The Mind Object: Precocity and Pathology of Self-Sufficiency

by Edward G. Corrigan & Pearl-Ellen Gordon Jason Aronson, Inc. (November 01, 1995)

Winnicott was the first to describe how very early in life an individual can, in response to environmental failure, turn away from the body and its needs and establish "mental functioning as a thing in itself."...

Classics in Psychoanalytic Technique

by Robert J. Langs Jason Aronson, Inc. (July 07, 1977)

Collects the most important and creative work ever published on how to do psychotherapy and psychoanalysis.

Re-reading Derrida: Perspectives on Mourning and Its Hospitalities

by Tony Thwaites & Judith Seaboyer Lexington Books (March 08, 2013)

Re-reading Derrida: Perspectives on Mourning and its Hospitalities, edited by Tony Thwaites and Judith Seaboyer, is a uniquely collaborative exploration of the legacies of Jacques Derrida. Scholars from a wide...

Revolution in Mind: Freud, The Freudians, and the Making of

by George Makari HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

A masterful history of one of the most important movements of our time, Revolution in Mind is a brilliant, engaging, and radically new work—the first ever to fully account for the making of psychoanalysis....

The Road to Unity in Psychoanalytic Theory

by M. D. Rangell Jason Aronson, Inc. (December 28, 2006)

This book notes the rise and fall of psychoanalysis within the intellectual sciences, and attributes the decline to the fragmentation of its basic theory. Following an analysis of the course of development of...

Radical Claims in Freudian Psychoanalysis: Point/Counterpoint

by M. Andrew Holowchak, Ph. D Lavin, Dr. Michael Michael & Rosemary Sand et al. Jason Aronson, Inc. (December 15, 2011)

Radical Claims in Freudian Psychoanalysis: Point/Counterpoint, edited by M. Andrew Holowchak, features pro and con essays on some of the most extreme Freudian claims, including the Freudian unconscious and the...

Sexual Boundary Violations: Therapeutic, Supervisory, and Academic Contexts

by Andrea Celenza Jason Aronson, Inc. (February 24, 2011)

This book addresses training, supervisory, and therapeutic issues related to the consequences from sexual boundary violations among mental health professionals and clergy. These problems are discussed on theoretical...

Plurality and Perspective in Psychoanalysis

by Adam Rosen-Carole Lexington Books (February 28, 2013)

The book provides a defense of the rational authority of psychoanalytic knowledge that does justice to the plurality of psychoanalytic perspectives and resolves central impasses in the psychoanalytic literature...

The Ego and Analysis of Defense

by Paul Gray Jason Aronson, Inc. (April 14, 2005)

The Ego and Analysis of Defense without a doubt represents a major advance in analytic technique. This book, together with the series of seminal journal articles he published over the past 30 years, are a testament...

Multimedia Psychotherapy: A Psychodynamic Approach for Mourning in the Technological Age

by Domenico A. Nesci Jason Aronson, Inc. (November 29, 2012)

Multimedia Psychotherapy: A Psychodynamic Approach for Mourning in the Technological Age is a complete manual to let all health professionals learn Multimedia Psychotherapy and apply it with their own patients....

A Primer on Working with Resistance

by Martha Stark Jason Aronson, Inc. (March 01, 1994)

"Martha Stark's primer on resistance is a unique book. It takes as the heart of the clinical problem the patient's reluctance to change, that ubiquitous and paradoxical phenomenon of our work in which people...

Technique and Practice of Listening in Intensive Psychotherapy

Using the Transference in Psychotherapy

by William N. Goldstein & Samuel T. Goldberg Jason Aronson, Inc. (November 27, 2006)

Using the Transference in Psychotherapy centers around two dominant themes: the "old" vs. the "new" models of transference, and the role of transference in psychotherapy. As background the book provides an historical...