Neville Symington

Neville Symington

Neville Symington is a member of the British and Australian Psychoanalytical Societies. His books include Narcissism: A New Theory, The Making of a Psychotherapist, A Pattern of Madness and Becoming a Person Through Psychoanalysis (all published by Karnac Books); The Analytic Experience, and The Clinical Thinking of Wilfred Bion (written with Joan Symington). He has a private psychoanalytic practice in New South Wales, Australia.

View the author's own website : http://www.nevillesymington.com/default.htm

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A Different Path: An Emotional Autobiography

A Different Path: An Emotional Autobiography

by Neville Symington

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"Our human task is to be lived by Life. Life as a transcendent principle. It seems to me that a reliable test of whether we have lived worthwhile lives is this: is the world a better place for my... (more)

The Making of a Psychotherapist

The Making of a Psychotherapist

by Neville Symington

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In the first part of the book - 'Personal Qualities' - we are reminded that Psychotherapy means 'Healing the Soul', and that the healer has a moral responsibility for the state of his own mental... (more)

Narcissism: A New Theory

Narcissism: A New Theory

by Neville Symington

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The author presents fresh insights into the subject of narcissism, drawing on his vast clinical experience of treating people suffering from this disorder. (more)

Becoming a Person Through Psychoanalysis

Becoming a Person Through Psychoanalysis

by Neville Symington

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What Neville Symington is attempting to do in this book is to trace the pathway along which he has travelled to become a person. This has run side by side with trying to become an analyst. The author... (more)

A Healing Conversation: How Healing Happens

A Healing Conversation: How Healing Happens

by Neville Symington

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How is it that someone can be healed of mental illness through talking with another person? This is what Neville Symington examines in this book. He believes that a person in their innermost being... (more)

A Pattern of Madness

A Pattern of Madness

by Neville Symington

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Author of many respected psychoanalytic works including Narcissism: A New Theory, Emotion and Spirit, Making of a Psychotherapist and Spirit of Sanity, the distinguished psychoanalyst Neville... (more)

The Blind Man Sees: Freud's Awakening and Other Essays

The Blind Man Sees: Freud's Awakening and Other Essays

by Neville Symington

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The papers in this book have been written over a period of fifteen years, and focus in the similarity between psychoanalysis and religion. Symington argues that psychoanalysis can be seen as a... (more)

The Spirit of Sanity

The Spirit of Sanity

by Neville Symington

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A rare and unusual consideration of the spiritual dimensions of sanity from a psychoanalytic perspective, this transcription of a series of seven lectures delivered at the Tavistock Clinic capture... (more)

The Psychology of the Person

The Psychology of the Person

by Neville Symington

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This new title, from a distinguished psychoanalyst, will inspire both those in the psychoanalytic field, and the general reader.

‘In this book I attempt to sketch out a "Psychology of the... (more)

How to Choose a Psychotherapist

How to Choose a Psychotherapist

Edited by Neville Symington, Andrew Symington

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The demand for psychotherapy and counselling is greater than ever. More and more people are enrolling on psychotherapy and counselling courses; the number of different associations in this industry... (more)

Emotion and Spirit

Emotion and Spirit

by Neville Symington

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Psychoanalysis, with Freud as its founder, has vehemently denied the value of religious belief. In this radical book, re-issued with a new preface by the author and a foreword by Jon Stokes, Neville... (more)

In-gratitude and Other Poems

In-gratitude and Other Poems

by Neville Symington

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'Where does the creative act come from? No one knows. All the rash of literature in recent times from artists, scientists and theologians on the subject of consciousness finds its origin in this... (more)

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