Thomas Ogden

Thomas Ogden, MD, published his debut novel, The Parts Left Out, in 2014. He has also published twelve books of essays on the theory and practice of psychoanalysis, and on the writings of Frost, Borges, Kafka, and others. His most recent works of non-fiction include The Analyst’s Ear and the Critic’s Eye: Rethinking Psychoanalysis and Literature; Creative Readings: Essays on Seminal Analytic Works; Rediscovering Psychoanalysis; and This Art of Psychoanalysis: Dreaming Undreamt Dreams and Interrupted Cries. . His work has been translated into twenty languages.

Dr Ogden was awarded the 2012 Sigourney Award for his “contributions to the field of psychoanalysis”; the 2010 Haskell Norman Prize for “outstanding achievement as a psychoanalytic clinician, teacher and theoretician”; and the 2004 International Journal of Psychoanalysis Award for “The Most Important Paper of the Year.” He practices psychoanalysis in San Francisco, where he teaches both psychoanalysis and creative writing.

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The Hands of Gravity and Chance: A Novel

The Hands of Gravity and Chance: A Novel

by Thomas Ogden

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The Hands of Gravity and Chance is a spell-binding story in which parents find themselves promising and then rescinding what they do not have to give. The story opens with the fall of a... (more)

Projective Identification and Psychotherapeutic Technique

Projective Identification and Psychotherapeutic Technique

by Thomas Ogden

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An examination of projective identification and its clinical uses from a Kleinian perspective. The author puts forward the hypothesis that identification is the patient's way of mastering significant... (more)

The Primitive Edge of Experience

The Primitive Edge of Experience

by Thomas Ogden

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Ogden constructs an anatomy and physiology of the psychic apparatus based on the interplay of the depressive, the paranoid-schizoid and the autistic - contiguous positions. The last position is his... (more)

The Matrix of the Mind: Object Relations and the Psychoanalytic Dialogue

The Matrix of the Mind: Object Relations and the Psychoanalytic Dialogue

by Thomas Ogden

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A comprehensive overview of object relations theory from a Kleinian perspective. It includes chapters on phantasy, the paranoid-schizoid and depressive positions, internal objects, and the work of... (more)

Reverie and Interpretation: Sensing Something Human

Reverie and Interpretation: Sensing Something Human

by Thomas Ogden

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A text exploring the frontiers of contemporary psychoanalytic thinking: the experience of the analyst and patient in the dynamic interplay of subjectivity and intersubjectivity. The author shows how... (more)

The Parts Left Out: A Novel

The Parts Left Out: A Novel

by Thomas Ogden

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The Parts Left Out is a suspenseful story of a poor Kansas wheat-farming family in which each generation holds the next in its deadly grip until murderous opposition explodes. The beautifully drawn... (more)

Subjects of Analysis

Subjects of Analysis

by Thomas Ogden

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Conversations at the Frontier of Dreaming

Conversations at the Frontier of Dreaming

by Thomas Ogden

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