David E. Scharff

David E. Scharff, MD, is Chair of the International Psychoanalytical Association’s Committee on Family and Couple Psychoanalysis; Chair of the Board, Founder and former Director of the International Psychotherapy Institute, Washington, DC; and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the journal Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in China, and author and editor of numerous books and articles, including The Sexual Relationship, Object Relations Family Therapy (with Jill Savege Scharff), Object Relations Couple Therapy, The Interpersonal Unconscious, and Psychoanalytic Couple Therapy.

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The Linked Self in Psychoanalysis: The Pioneering Work of Enrique Pichon Riviere

The Linked Self in Psychoanalysis: The Pioneering Work of Enrique Pichon Riviere

Edited by Roberto Losso, Lea S. de Setton

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Enrique Pichon Riviere was a pioneering psychoanalyst, writing in Spanish in Argentina in the middle of the 20th century. He has never been translated into English, so his ideas are only known... (more)

Family and Couple Psychoanalysis: A Global Perspective

Family and Couple Psychoanalysis: A Global Perspective

Edited by David E. Scharff, Elizabeth Palacios

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This book explores family interaction and family psychoanalysis from varying standpoints used around the world. It illustrates these with extensive clinical cases discussed from varying perspectives.... (more)

Psychoanalytic Couple Therapy: Foundations of Theory and Practice

Psychoanalytic Couple Therapy: Foundations of Theory and Practice

Edited by David E. Scharff, Jill Savege Scharff

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In this time of vulnerable marriages and partnerships, many couples seek help for their relationships. Psychoanalytic couple therapy is a growing application of psychoanalysis for which training is... (more)

Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in China: Volume 2

Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in China: Volume 2

Edited by David E. Scharff

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This peer-reviewed journal proposes to explore the introduction of psychoanalysis, psychoanalytic therapy, and the wider application of psychoanalytic ideas into China. It aims to have articles... (more)

Fairbairn and the Object Relations Tradition

Fairbairn and the Object Relations Tradition

Edited by Graham S. Clarke, David E. Scharff

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Ronald Fairbairn developed a thoroughgoing object relations theory that became a foundation for modern clinical thought. This volume is homage to the enduring power of his thinking, and of his... (more)

Psychoanalysis in China

Psychoanalysis in China

Edited by David E. Scharff, Sverre Varvin

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The introduction of psychoanalysis to China over the last twenty years brings a clash between Eastern and Western philosophical backgrounds. Chinese patients, therapists and trainees struggle with... (more)

Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in China: Volume 1

Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in China: Volume 1

Edited by David E. Scharff

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This peer-reviewed journal proposes to explore the introduction of psychoanalysis, psychoanalytic therapy, and the wider application of psychoanalytic ideas into China. It aims to have articles... (more)

Fairbairn and Relational Theory

Fairbairn and Relational Theory

Edited by Frederico Pereira, David E. Scharff

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The richness of Fairbairn's work is demonstrated in a series of essays offering a unique exploration of the application of his concepts to diverse areas ranging from philosophy to psychopathology.... (more)

Clinical Dialogues on Psychoanalysis with Families and Couples

Clinical Dialogues on Psychoanalysis with Families and Couples

Edited by David E. Scharff, Monica Vorchheimer

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This book widens the scope of clinical and theoretical contributions on Couple and Family Psychoanalysis by collecting case presentations and discussions by analysts from Europe, North America, Latin... (more)

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