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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)

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)

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)

Married Life and its Vicissitudes: A Therapeutic Approach

Married Life and its Vicissitudes: A Therapeutic Approach

by Arturo Varchevker

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This book is about marital relations and its vicissitudes, and the possible way of dealing with them through marital therapy. It reflects the importance of turning marital miscommunications into... (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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Mirrors and Reflections: Processes of Systemic Supervision

Mirrors and Reflections: Processes of Systemic Supervision

Edited by Charlotte Burck, Gwyn Daniel

  • Paperback $49.36
  • eBook $39.87
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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)

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)

Systemic Therapy as Transformative Practice

Systemic Therapy as Transformative Practice

Edited by Imelda McCarthy, Gail Simon

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Systemic Therapy as Transformative Practice is a collection of writings on innovative, contemporary practice from leading edge therapists around the world. The book showcases ground-breaking systemic... (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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Talking with Couples: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy of the Couple Relationship

Talking with Couples: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy of the Couple Relationship

Edited by Giulio Cesare Zavattini, Barbara Bianchini

  • Paperback $34.06
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‘In this compact and illuminating study of the evolving theoretical framework informing psychoanalytic work with couples, the authors highlight concepts that have been most drawn upon in developing... (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)

Literature and Therapy: A Systemic View

Literature and Therapy: A Systemic View

by Liz Burns

  • Paperback $39.16
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Literature and Therapy: A Systemic View is an invitation to the world of literature, drawing us into the creative and imaginative spaces which lie between readers and their choice of novels, plays... (more)

Perspectives on Supervision

Perspectives on Supervision

Edited by David Campbell, Barry Mason

  • Paperback $39.16
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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)

Intrusiveness and Intimacy in the Couple

Intrusiveness and Intimacy in the Couple

Edited by Stanley Ruszczynski, James Fisher

  • Paperback $40.01
  • eBook $32.17
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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)

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)

Childhood Depression: A Place for Psychotherapy

Childhood Depression: A Place for Psychotherapy

Edited by Judith Trowell

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This title is based on the results of a project based at the Tavistock Clinic in London which set out to explore whether children and young people aged nine years to fifteen years suffering from... (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)

The Dialogical Therapist: Dialogue in Systemic Practice

The Dialogical Therapist: Dialogue in Systemic Practice

by Paolo Bertrando

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Several good books exist about systemic understanding in therapy and a few about dialogic understanding. However, none try to bridge the gap between these two world views, which have some... (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)

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