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Sigmund Freud by Michael Jacobs
  

Sigmund Freud

Part of the Key Figures in Counselling and Psychotherapy Series Series
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Sigmund Freud by Michael Jacobs

Praise for the First Edition: `This is the Second Edition of a book first published in 1992 as part of the Key Figures in Counselling and Psychotherapy series edited by Windy Dryden. It has proved a successful introduction to the life and work of Sigmund Freud: in this present edition Michael Jacobs takes the opportunity of the new translation of Freud now appearing to offer more suggestions about reading, particularly the papers of technique available through Virago's 2001 publication of the Standard Edition' - The Journal of Analytical Psychology In refreshing contrast to most other books on Sigmund Freud, this is a highly accessible account of his life and ideas, which focuses on the relevance of Freud's work for contemporary approaches to counselling and psychotherapy. The book provides an overview which is based firmly on Freud's own writings, but which goes far beyond a recapitulation of the existing literature, to offer fresh insights and some surprises, both about Freud the man and his theories. Written by bestselling author, Michael Jacobs and now fully updated for its Second Edition, Sigmund Freud presents and responds to the criticisms that Freud's work attracted, and charts his continuing influence in the 21st century. This is highly recommended reading for those training in counselling and psychotherapy as well as those studying Freud in other contexts. Michael Jacobs is a retired lecturer in Counselling Studies and bestselling author whose publications include (in the same series), D W Winicott (SAGE, 1995) and Psychodynamic Counselling in Action, Second Edition (SAGE, 1999).

Reviews

'Will be welcomed by those seeking a good introduction to Freud and by others who already know him... Jacobs'
book helps us both in our own search for meaning and in appreciating why Freud continues to be a major milestone in it

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About the Author

Michael Jacobs is Visiting Professor at the University of Leeds and Bournemouth University, a Fellow of BACP and a UKCP registered psychotherapist.

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Book Info

Publication date

18th March 2003

Author

Michael Jacobs

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Publisher

SAGE Publications Inc

Format

Paperback
168 pages

Categories

Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology)
Biography: general

ISBN

9780761941101

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