In this issue

New psychoanalysis books from Routledge Mental Health

Routledge is pleased to publish the best in psychoanalytic writing
Still Practicing: The Heartaches and Joys of a Clinical Career

By Sandra Buechler
“Overwhelmed? Burned out? Wondering if you have missed your chance to deliver your optimum psychoanalytic impact upon the world of psychoanalysis and/or your patients’ lives? Sandra Buechler is back again—now in her most seasoned moments—with this timely prescription for and description of the quiet endemic nihilism which plagues so many of our field. “ - Chap Attwell, MD, New York University
April 2012, 254pp, Pb: 978-0-415-87913-2, $36.95, Part of Psychoanalysis in a New Key Series

Women’s Bodies in Psychoanalysis

By Rosemary M. Balsam
Why has the female body been marginalised in psychoanalysis, with a focus on female problems only? How can we begin to think about body pleasure, power, competition and aggression as normal in females?  Rosemary Balsam argues that re-tracing theoretical steps back to the biological body’s attributes is fruitful in searching the clues of our mental development.
April 2012, 232pp, Pb: 978-0-415-39030-9, $36.95

The Thinking Heart : Three Levels of Psychoanalytic Therapy with Disturbed Children

By Anne Alvarez
This book is a natural sequel to Live Company, Anne Alvarez’ highly influential and now classic book about working with severely disturbed and damaged children. Building on 50 years’ experience as a child and adolescent psychotherapist, Alvarez uses detailed and vivid clinical examples of different interactions between therapist and client, and explores the reasons why one type of therapeutic understanding can work rather than another.
April 2012, 214pp, Pb: 978-0-415-55487-9, $36.95

Creative Readings : Essays on Seminal Analytic Works

By Thomas H. Ogden
Thomas Ogden is internationally recognized as one of the most creative analytic thinkers writing today. In this book he brings his original analytic ideas to life by means of his own method of closely reading major analytic works. He reads watershed papers in a way that does not simply cast new and discerning light on the works he is discussing, but introduces his own thinking regarding the ideas being discussed in the texts.
January 2012, 216pp, Pb: 978-0-415-69833-7, $36.95
Part of New Library of Psychoanalysis Series

The Maternal Lineage Identification, Desire and Transgenerational Issues

Edited by Paola Mariotti
Why do women want to have children? How does one ‘learn’ to be a mother? Does having babies have anything to do with sex? At a time when mothers are bombarded by prescriptive and contradicting advice on how to behave with their children, this book highlights various psychological aspects of the mothering experience.
February 2012, 440pp, Pb: 978-0-415-68165-0, $39.95
Part of New Library of Psychoanalysis Series

Imagination from Fantasy to Delusion

By Lois Oppenheim
“This fascinating, illuminating book provides a psychoanalytic cornucopia of observations and theories relevant to imagination. The consideration of diverse phenomena (e.g., aesthetics, fantasy, and trauma) and new concepts of memory stimulate and expand contemporary thought and inquiry.”  - Harold P. Blum, MD, Training and Supervising Analyst, Institute for Psychoanalytic Education
July 2012, 232pp, Pb: 978-0-415-87571-4, $36.95

The Power of Witnessing: Reflections, Reverberations, and Traces of the Holocaust: Trauma, Psychoanalysis, and the Living Mind

Edited by Nancy R. Goodman and Marilyn B. Meyers
“Thank you to Nancy Goodman and Marilyn Meyers for the gift of The Power of Witnessing. Once you start this remarkable book, you don’t want to put it down.” - Carolyn Ellman, editor, The Modern Freudians
April 2012, 432pp, Pb: 978-0-415-87903-3, $39.95

Dancing with the Unconscious: The Art of Psychoanalysis and the Psychoanalysis of Art

By Danielle Knafo
“Danielle Knafo has written a compelling and enlightening book, a testimony to the depths of the creative spirit. Explorations span psychoanalysis, art, literature, and dance, with special emphasis on what art can contribute to understanding psychoanalysis as well as the reverse.” - Michael Eigen, author of Contact with the Depths
March 2012, 304pp, Pb: 978-0-415-88101-2, $38.95

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