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Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology)

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Alchemy, Jung, and Remedios Varo

Alchemy, Jung, and Remedios Varo

Author: Dennis Pottenger Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/05/2021

Alchemy, Jung, and Remedios Varo offers a depth psychological analysis of the art and life of Remedios Varo, a Spanish surrealist painter. The book uses Varo's paintings in a revolutionary way: to critique the patriarchal underpinnings of Jungian psychology, alchemy, and surrealism, illuminating how Varo used painting to address cultural complexes that silence female expression. The book focuses on how the practice of alchemical psychology, through the power of imagination and the archetypal Feminine, can lead to healing and transformation for individuals and culture. Alchemy, Jung, and Remedios Varo offers the first depth psychological treatment of the role alchemy played in the friendship between Varo and Leonora Carrington-a connection that led to paintings that protest the pitfalls of patriarchy. This unique book will be of great interest for academics, scholars and post graduate students in the fields of analytical psychology, art history, surrealism, cultural criticism, and Jungian studies.

Timeless Grandiosity and Eroticised Contempt

Timeless Grandiosity and Eroticised Contempt

Author: Michael Shoshani, Batya Shoshani Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2021

Peace Building Through Women's Health

Peace Building Through Women's Health

Author: Norbert Goldfield Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/04/2021

This book is an examination of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through psychoanalytic, sociopsychological and nationalistic lenses, highlighting the successes and the hurdles faced by one organization, Healing Across the Divides (HATD), in its mission to measurably improve health in marginalized populations of both Israelis and Palestinians. Peace Building through Women's Health begins with a summary of the 'peace building through health' field and a psychoanalytic, sociopsychological examination of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. After a series of informative case studies, the book concludes with an analysis of how this organization has evolved its 'peace building through health' approach over the fifteen years since its founding. Working with community groups, HATD has measurably improved the lives of more than 200,000 marginalized Israelis and Palestinians. In the process, it also improves the effectiveness of the community group grantees, by offering experienced management consulting and by requiring rigorous ongoing self-assessment on the part of the groups. IHATD hopes that, in the long term, some of the community leaders it supports will be tomorrow's political leaders. As these leaders strengthen their own capabilities, they will be able to increasingly contribute to securing peace in one of the longest running conflicts in the world today. Peace Building through Women's Health will be invaluable to public and mental health professionals interested in international health, peace and conflict studies, and conflict resolution.

Peace Building Through Women's Health

Peace Building Through Women's Health

Author: Norbert Goldfield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/04/2021

This book is an examination of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through psychoanalytic, sociopsychological and nationalistic lenses, highlighting the successes and the hurdles faced by one organization, Healing Across the Divides (HATD), in its mission to measurably improve health in marginalized populations of both Israelis and Palestinians. Peace Building through Women's Health begins with a summary of the 'peace building through health' field and a psychoanalytic, sociopsychological examination of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. After a series of informative case studies, the book concludes with an analysis of how this organization has evolved its 'peace building through health' approach over the fifteen years since its founding. Working with community groups, HATD has measurably improved the lives of more than 200,000 marginalized Israelis and Palestinians. In the process, it also improves the effectiveness of the community group grantees, by offering experienced management consulting and by requiring rigorous ongoing self-assessment on the part of the groups. IHATD hopes that, in the long term, some of the community leaders it supports will be tomorrow's political leaders. As these leaders strengthen their own capabilities, they will be able to increasingly contribute to securing peace in one of the longest running conflicts in the world today. Peace Building through Women's Health will be invaluable to public and mental health professionals interested in international health, peace and conflict studies, and conflict resolution.

Psychoanalysis as a Spiritual Discipline

Psychoanalysis as a Spiritual Discipline

Author: Paul Marcus Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/04/2021

The great existential psychiatrist Ludwig Binswanger famously pointed out to Freud that therapeutic failure could only be understood as the result of something which could be called a deficiency of spirit. Binswanger was surprised when Freud agreed, asserting, Yes, spirit is everything. However, spirit and the spiritual realm have largely been dropped from mainstream psychoanalytic theory and practice. This book seeks to help revitalize a culturally aging psychoanalysis that is in conceptual and clinical disarray in the marketplace of ideas and is viewed as a theory in crisis no longer regarded as the primary therapy for those who are suffering. The author argues that psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy can be reinvigorated as a discipline if it is animated by the powerfully evocative spiritual, moral, and ethical insights of two dialogical personalist religious philosophers-Martin Buber, a Jew, and Gabriel Marcel, a Catholic-who both initiated a Copernican revolution in human thought. In chapters that focus on love, work, faith, suffering, and clinical practice, Paul Marcus shows how the spiritual optic of Buber and Marcel can help revive and refresh psychoanalysis, and bring it back into the light by communicating its inherent vitality, power, and relevance to the mental health community and to those who seek psychoanalytic treatment.

Psychoanalysis as a Spiritual Discipline

Psychoanalysis as a Spiritual Discipline

Author: Paul Marcus Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/04/2021

The great existential psychiatrist Ludwig Binswanger famously pointed out to Freud that therapeutic failure could only be understood as the result of something which could be called a deficiency of spirit. Binswanger was surprised when Freud agreed, asserting, Yes, spirit is everything. However, spirit and the spiritual realm have largely been dropped from mainstream psychoanalytic theory and practice. This book seeks to help revitalize a culturally aging psychoanalysis that is in conceptual and clinical disarray in the marketplace of ideas and is viewed as a theory in crisis no longer regarded as the primary therapy for those who are suffering. The author argues that psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy can be reinvigorated as a discipline if it is animated by the powerfully evocative spiritual, moral, and ethical insights of two dialogical personalist religious philosophers-Martin Buber, a Jew, and Gabriel Marcel, a Catholic-who both initiated a Copernican revolution in human thought. In chapters that focus on love, work, faith, suffering, and clinical practice, Paul Marcus shows how the spiritual optic of Buber and Marcel can help revive and refresh psychoanalysis, and bring it back into the light by communicating its inherent vitality, power, and relevance to the mental health community and to those who seek psychoanalytic treatment.

Change Through Time in Psychoanalysis

Change Through Time in Psychoanalysis

Author: Margaret Ann Fitzpatrick Hanly Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/04/2021

Change Through Time in Psychoanalysis, presents a new stage of the work done through the IPA Clinical Observation Committee between 2014 and 2020-the advances in our method, the Three Level Model (3-LM), and our clinical thinking. In this new volume, ideas on observational research, clinical narratives based on 3-LM group discussions, and adaptations of the model for training candidates show more experience, more depth, more answers, and, of course, new questions. Contributors from three regions of the IPA have written extended case studies of ten psychoanalyses, rich in verbatim session material, focusing on the main dimensions of the patient's psychic functioning, specific changes in the analytic process, and related interventional strategies. The reader will find in the method and in the clinical narratives, new and clarifying points of view in the observation of transformations in patients in psychoanalysis and of the analysts' techniques, useful both in professional development and in teaching candidates.

Change Through Time in Psychoanalysis

Change Through Time in Psychoanalysis

Author: Margaret Ann Fitzpatrick Hanly Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/04/2021

Change Through Time in Psychoanalysis, presents a new stage of the work done through the IPA Clinical Observation Committee between 2014 and 2020-the advances in our method, the Three Level Model (3-LM), and our clinical thinking. In this new volume, ideas on observational research, clinical narratives based on 3-LM group discussions, and adaptations of the model for training candidates show more experience, more depth, more answers, and, of course, new questions. Contributors from three regions of the IPA have written extended case studies of ten psychoanalyses, rich in verbatim session material, focusing on the main dimensions of the patient's psychic functioning, specific changes in the analytic process, and related interventional strategies. The reader will find in the method and in the clinical narratives, new and clarifying points of view in the observation of transformations in patients in psychoanalysis and of the analysts' techniques, useful both in professional development and in teaching candidates.

Identification in Psychoanalysis

Identification in Psychoanalysis

Author: Jean Florence Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/04/2021

This fascinating book offers an in-depth exploration of the gradual development of the concept of identification as it has evolved in the Freudian tradition of psychoanalysis. Featuring a detailed review of the key Freudian texts, referencing them in their original German, this volume demonstrates how psychoanalysis sheds light on the richness and complexity of the identification process in human psychology, at both the individual and collective levels. The author closely follows the various reformulations of the theory - undertaken by Freud in the course of three different periods - and contextualises them within her clinical experience with various pathologies and her observations of the development of individuals, revealing throughout the great extent to which this fundamental process is unconscious. Providing a critical examination of a fundamental Freudian concept, this volume is not only a teaching manual serving specifically to train psychoanalysts and psychotherapists but is also an important read for anyone interested in human sciences, philosophy and the history of psychoanalysis.

The Dreams of Mabel Dodge

The Dreams of Mabel Dodge

Author: Patricia R. Everett Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/04/2021

In 1916, salon host Mabel Dodge entered psychoanalysis with Smith Ely Jelliffe in New York, recording 142 dreams during her six-month treatment. Her dreams, as well as Jelliffe's handwritten notes from her analytic sessions, provide an unusual and virtually unprecedented access to one woman's dream life and to the private process of psychoanalysis and its exploration of the unconscious. Through Dodge's dreams, considered together with Jelliffe's notes, annotations drawn from her memoirs and unpublished writings, and correspondence between Dodge and Jelliffe during the course of her treatment, the reader becomes immersed in the workings of Dodge's heart and mind, as well as the larger cultural embrace of psychoanalysis and its world-shattering views. Jelliffe's notes provide a rare glimpse into the process of dream analysis in an early psychoanalytic treatment, illuminating how he and Dodge often embarked upon an examination of each element of the dream as they explored associations to such details as color and personalities from her childhood. The dreams, with their extensive annotations, provide compelling and original material that deepens knowledge about the early practice of psychoanalysis in the United States, this period in cultural history, and Dodge's own intricately examined life. This book will be of great interest to psychoanalysts in clinical practice, as well as scholars of the history of psychoanalysis and students of dreams.

The Dreams of Mabel Dodge

The Dreams of Mabel Dodge

Author: Patricia R. Everett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/04/2021

In 1916, salon host Mabel Dodge entered psychoanalysis with Smith Ely Jelliffe in New York, recording 142 dreams during her six-month treatment. Her dreams, as well as Jelliffe's handwritten notes from her analytic sessions, provide an unusual and virtually unprecedented access to one woman's dream life and to the private process of psychoanalysis and its exploration of the unconscious. Through Dodge's dreams, considered together with Jelliffe's notes, annotations drawn from her memoirs and unpublished writings, and correspondence between Dodge and Jelliffe during the course of her treatment, the reader becomes immersed in the workings of Dodge's heart and mind, as well as the larger cultural embrace of psychoanalysis and its world-shattering views. Jelliffe's notes provide a rare glimpse into the process of dream analysis in an early psychoanalytic treatment, illuminating how he and Dodge often embarked upon an examination of each element of the dream as they explored associations to such details as color and personalities from her childhood. The dreams, with their extensive annotations, provide compelling and original material that deepens knowledge about the early practice of psychoanalysis in the United States, this period in cultural history, and Dodge's own intricately examined life. This book will be of great interest to psychoanalysts in clinical practice, as well as scholars of the history of psychoanalysis and students of dreams.

Identification in Psychoanalysis

Identification in Psychoanalysis

Author: Jean Florence Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/04/2021

This fascinating book offers an in-depth exploration of the gradual development of the concept of identification as it has evolved in the Freudian tradition of psychoanalysis. Featuring a detailed review of the key Freudian texts, referencing them in their original German, this volume demonstrates how psychoanalysis sheds light on the richness and complexity of the identification process in human psychology, at both the individual and collective levels. The author closely follows the various reformulations of the theory - undertaken by Freud in the course of three different periods - and contextualises them within her clinical experience with various pathologies and her observations of the development of individuals, revealing throughout the great extent to which this fundamental process is unconscious. Providing a critical examination of a fundamental Freudian concept, this volume is not only a teaching manual serving specifically to train psychoanalysts and psychotherapists but is also an important read for anyone interested in human sciences, philosophy and the history of psychoanalysis.