An enlightening read for anyone who's ever considered themselves an armchair psychoanalyst
THE INSTITUTE OF PSYCHOANALYSIS is the main professional organisation for psychoanalysts
in the UK and a global centre of excellence in the provision of psychoanalytic training, education, publication and clinical practice.
She describes their leadership, the backgrounds of the psychoanalysts
who joined the clinic movement, the psychoanalytic societies which helped support them, the professional groups that hindered the movement, the services and psychoanalytic training offered, and the types of clients seeking help.
Portrait painting is unavoidably an act of self-projection--or more subtly the projection of what psychoanalyst
Heinz Kohut calls one's "self-objects.
Only members of the International Psychoanalytical Association, a society founded by Freud, are entitled to call themselves psychoanalysts
tend to adhere to Freud's technique of minimizing disclosure of personal information, in order to facilitate the development of the transference.
During his impressive talk, he told a good joke about an eminent psychoanalyst
who was asked why he had a horseshoe hanging up in his house when he did not believe in superstition, ``Of course I don't believe it works,'' retorted, ``But I am told it works whether you believe in it or not.
After a suicide attempt Johnnine meets the dead psychoanalysts
Jung, Reich and Freud in a limbo-like realm.
His intense attachment to psychoanalysts
who saw homosexuality as a curable condition didn't help, although Bach can only speculate that Hart's discomfort with his sexual identity was one of the primary causes of both his lifelong dependence on therapy and his recurring depressions.
and other psychotherapists now emphasize the need to build healing relationships in treating schizophrenia.
And especially my co-author, Sonja: A fiercely loving spouse, mother, and grandmother, who in addition to knowing how to parody Viennese psychoanalysts
in a charming and witty way, is always "of counsel" in a most insightful and fair-minded way.
In fact, Freudian psychoanalysts
use the term to describe a phenomenon that can develop between psychoanalysts
and their patients.