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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)

Gender and Power in Families

Gender and Power in Families

by Rosine J. Perelberg, Ann C. Miller

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The systems approach to the family is based on the assumptions that there is equality between men and women in the family, and that women and men are treated equally in clinical practice. The... (more)

Sex, Attachment and Couple Psychotherapy: Psychoanalytic Perspectives

Sex, Attachment and Couple Psychotherapy: Psychoanalytic Perspectives

Edited by Christopher Clulow

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The contributors to this book have drawn on different mentors to provide a framework for understanding the sexual problems of the couples they see, and to inform the work they do. But whether Freud,... (more)

Addictive States of Mind

Addictive States of Mind

Edited by Marion Bower, Robert Hale

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'Perversion is taken to mean different things within psychoanalytic discourse. In this book the authors view perversions, not in terms of specific behaviours, but as a type of blueprint for object... (more)

Surviving and Thriving in Care and Beyond: Personal and Professional Perspectives

Surviving and Thriving in Care and Beyond: Personal and Professional Perspectives

Edited by Sara Barratt, Wendy Lobatto

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This is a book about children who have to grow up apart from their biological parents, the impact of this on their lives and on those who look after them, and how we can respond to the challenges... (more)

How Couple Relationships Shape our World: Clinical Practice, Research, and Policy Perspectives

How Couple Relationships Shape our World: Clinical Practice, Research, and Policy Perspectives

Edited by Andrew Balfour, Mary Morgan

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This book is about the importance of the couple relationship in the broadest terms. It draws on clinical researches into the inner lived world of adult couples, empirical developmental research into... (more)

The Uninvited Guest: Emerging from Narcissism towards Marriage

The Uninvited Guest: Emerging from Narcissism towards Marriage

by James Fisher

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A fascinating and imaginative book combining psychoanalytic theory and literature - in particular classic plays about marriage and married couples - to help couples therapists as they piece together... (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)

Oedipus and the Couple

Oedipus and the Couple

Edited by Francis Grier

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This title consists of a diverse series of contributions and reflections on couples and the Oedipus complex from leading psychotherapists and psychoanalysts in the couples field. All contributors... (more)

Handbook of Narrative Psychotherapy for Children, Adults, and Families: Theory and Practice

Handbook of Narrative Psychotherapy for Children, Adults, and Families: Theory and Practice

by Jan Olthof

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The Handbook Narrative Psychotherapy for Children, Adults and Families combines philosophical, scientific and theoretical insights in the field of narrative psychotherapy and links them to sources of... (more)

LoveSex: An Integrative Model for Sexual Education

LoveSex: An Integrative Model for Sexual Education

by Cabby Laffy

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This book looks at how our brains, minds, bodies, and emotions interact to create our experience of sexuality, and how we can create a sense of sexual self-esteem and a nutritious sexual diet for... (more)

Work with Parents: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents

Work with Parents: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents

Edited by John Tsiantis, Siv Boalt Boethious

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Drawing on the rich range and depth of the clinical experience of the contributors, this welcome volume will be a valuable tool for clinicians and trainees. The authors share a powerful commitment to... (more)

Psychotherapy With Couples

Psychotherapy With Couples

by Stanley Ruszczynski

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A thought provoking, persuasive, challenging, and above all practical guide for beginners and more experienced therapists alike. It shows the demands and complexity of marital work and is an... (more)

Mirrors and Reflections: Processes of Systemic Supervision

Mirrors and Reflections: Processes of Systemic Supervision

Edited by Charlotte Burck, Gwyn Daniel

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In this volume, as the title indicates, the focus is on understanding and elaborating what might be said to be "going on" in supervision as well as further exploring what is distinctive about... (more)

Love: Bondage or Liberation?: A Psycholological Exploration of the Meaning, Values and Dangers of Falling in Love

Love: Bondage or Liberation?: A Psycholological Exploration of the Meaning, Values and Dangers of Falling in Love

by Deirdre Johnson

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Much has been written about the function of falling in love in the course of therapy itself. This book has a much broader aim. Deirdre Johnson, a Jungian analyst and psychotherapy trainer, uses her... (more)

Couple Dynamics: Psychoanalytic Perspectives in Work with the Individual, the Couple, and the Group

Couple Dynamics: Psychoanalytic Perspectives in Work with the Individual, the Couple, and the Group

Edited by Aleksandra Novakovic

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This book presents psychoanalytic thinking about the phenomenon of the couple and couple dynamics in internal and external reality and at different levels of organisation: the ‘couple’ in the... (more)

Culture and Reflexivity in Systemic Psychotherapy: Mutual Perspectives

Culture and Reflexivity in Systemic Psychotherapy: Mutual Perspectives

Edited by Inga-Britt Krause

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The therapeutic relationship is increasingly becoming a central topic in systemic psychotherapy and cross-cultural thinking. Here, experienced systemic psychotherapists offer their reflections and... (more)

Perspectives on Supervision

Perspectives on Supervision

Edited by David Campbell, Barry Mason

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This reader-friendly and stimulating volume, indispensable to anyone interested in supervision from a systemic perspective, emerged from a conference organised jointly by the Institute of Family... (more)

Brief Encounters with Couples

Brief Encounters with Couples

Edited by Francis Grier

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Deriving from a conference organised by the Tavistock Marital Studies Institute, the present volume draws the main focus of its inquiry from a few fundamental questions.

In its various brief... (more)

Stepping into Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: Key Ingredients of Change

Stepping into Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: Key Ingredients of Change

by Lorrie L. Brubacher

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This volume makes Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT) widely accessible to therapists of different orientations and to therapists in training. It provides clinicians with practical tools, an... (more)

What Makes Us Stay Together?: Attachment and the Outcomes of Couple Relationships

What Makes Us Stay Together?: Attachment and the Outcomes of Couple Relationships

by Rosetta Castellano, Patrizia Velotti

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In recent years commentators have speculated on the “collapse” of the couple and the family, highlighting the increasing fragility of couple relationships making them vulnerable to crises and break... (more)

Looking and Listening: Work from the São Paulo Mother-Baby Relationship Study Centre with a Supervision Seminar by Esther Bick

Looking and Listening: Work from the São Paulo Mother-Baby Relationship Study Centre with a Supervision Seminar by Esther Bick

Edited by Marisa Pelella Melega, Mariângela Mendes de Almeida

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‘Marisa Pelella Melega came to Rome in 1988 to celebrate the foundation of the first Centro Studi Martha Harris, and to establish a link between the Centro Studi and her initiative in São Paulo. The... (more)

Work Discussion: Learning from Reflective Practice in Work with Children and Families

Work Discussion: Learning from Reflective Practice in Work with Children and Families

Edited by Margaret Rustin, Jonathan Bradley

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'Work Discussion brings together a combination of close observation of, and personal and interpersonal responses to, the minutiae of the work setting and its dynamics, both internal and external.... (more)

Being with Older People: A Systemic Approach

Being with Older People: A Systemic Approach

Edited by Glenda Fredman, Eleanor Anderson

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The authors of this volume take as their starting point "striking moments" in their practice with older people, their families and other practitioners. They integrate these with current systemic... (more)

The Performance of Practice: Enhancing the Repertoire of Therapy with Children and Families

The Performance of Practice: Enhancing the Repertoire of Therapy with Children and Families

by Jim Wilson

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'This book is about how to maintain an aliveness to the possibilities in therapy and practice and how to challenge ideas of orthodoxy in theory and methodologies that can become stale or followed... (more)

Creating New Families: Therapeutic Approaches to Fostering, Adoption and Kinship Care

Creating New Families: Therapeutic Approaches to Fostering, Adoption and Kinship Care

Edited by Jenny Kenrick, Lorraine Tollemache

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Creating New Families is intended to reflect the practice of the specialist, multi-disciplinary Fostering and Adoption team in the Child and Family Department of the Tavistock Clinic. The team is... (more)

Intrusiveness and Intimacy in the Couple

Intrusiveness and Intimacy in the Couple

Edited by Stanley Ruszczynski, James Fisher

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A collection of papers, largely based on clinical work, which covers a range of concepts and mechanisms which are central to any psychoanalytic psychotherapy with children, adolescents, or adults. It... (more)

Irreverence: A Strategy for Therapists' Survival

Irreverence: A Strategy for Therapists' Survival

Edited by Gianfranco Cecchin, Wendel A. Ray

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Irreverence: A strategy for Therapists' Survival marks the end result of a collaboration between the creative and highly respected therapists and writers in the family therapy field. It continues... (more)

The Motherhood Constellation: A Unified View of Parent-Infant Psychotherapy

The Motherhood Constellation: A Unified View of Parent-Infant Psychotherapy

by Daniel N. Stern

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The author addresses the field of infant mental health. He draws on his experience - in both the lab and the clinic - to present an integrated model of treatment for both infants and their... (more)

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