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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)

Creativity in Times of Constraint: A Practitioner's Companion in Mental Health and Social Care

Creativity in Times of Constraint: A Practitioner's Companion in Mental Health and Social Care

by Jim Wilson

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Contemporary practices in mental health (and social care) are increasingly characterized by approaches that overly simplify social, political, and psychological concerns. The persistence and ubiquity... (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)

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)

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)

The Art of Making Children: The New World of Assisted Reproductive Technology

The Art of Making Children: The New World of Assisted Reproductive Technology

by Francois Ansermet

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Advances in assisted reproductive technology are producing a new world whose boundaries and implications have yet to be fully explored and understood. New advances are announced and hit the headlines... (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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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 Good Divorce: A Psychoanalyst's Exploration of Separation, Divorce, and Childcare

The Good Divorce: A Psychoanalyst's Exploration of Separation, Divorce, and Childcare

by Arthur Leonoff

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Divorce is a complicated process and not a single event. It has major life implications and must be done right. In this regard, the good divorce is an ethical divorce.

The Good Divorce does not... (more)

Families in Transformation: A Psychoanalytic Approach

Families in Transformation: A Psychoanalytic Approach

Edited by Anna Maria Nicolo, Pierre Benghozi

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Families in Transformation is a collection of essays by eminent scholars on the psychoanalysis of couples and families and provides a wide ranging and articulated picture of the current situation in... (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)

Dialogical Meetings in Social Networks

Dialogical Meetings in Social Networks

by Jaakko Seikkula, Tom Erik Arnkil

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This book describes and analyses two dialogic network practices: 'Open Dialogues' - developed for use in psychiatric crisis situations - and 'Anticipation Dialogues' - used in less acute situations... (more)

Intimate Transformations: Babies with their Families

Intimate Transformations: Babies with their Families

Edited by Jeanne Magagna, Hope Cooper

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This enriching book describes the value of learning about the development of the human personality through the experience of observing a baby in the context of the family. It is distinctive in the... (more)

Working Systemically with Families: Formulation, Intervention and Evaluation

Working Systemically with Families: Formulation, Intervention and Evaluation

by Arlene Vetere, Rudi Dallos

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Systemic theory offers a valuable framework for integrating the diverse ideas found throughout the mental health arena in both theory and clinical practice. With this accessible book, the authors... (more)

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