Balint Matters: Psychosomatics and the Art of Assessment

Author(s) : Jonathan Sklar

Balint Matters: Psychosomatics and the Art of Assessment

Book Details

  • Publisher : Karnac Books
  • Published : 2017
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 254
  • Category :
    Psychoanalysis
  • Catalogue No : 38988
  • ISBN 13 : 9781782204862
  • ISBN 10 : 1782204865

About the Author(s)

Jonathan Sklar, MBBS, FRCPsych, is a training analyst and fellow of the British Psychoanalytic Society. Originally trained in psychiatry at Friern and the Royal Free Hospitals, he worked for four years in psychotherapy at the Tavistock Clinic in London. For many years he was consultant psychotherapist and head of the psychotherapy department at Addenbrookes and Fulbourn hospital in Cambridge. He now works in full time analytic practice in London. He teaches and supervises at the Institute of Psychoanalysis; teaches an MSc course on 'Ferenczi and Contemporary Psychoanalysis' at University College London; and teaches in Chicago. For the past five years, he has convened a psychoanalytic conference outside Cape Town and, for thirty years, has convened Balint groups working with general practitioners and psychiatrists. He has lectured widely throughout Europe as well as in South America. His psychoanalytic papers have been published in Italian, Spanish, French, and Portuguese. From 2007-2011 he was Vice President of the European Psychoanalytic Federation.

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