A book which explores using a variety of theories the topics fundamental to human living – love, generosity, shame and mortality.
Leading analysts consider the subject of psychoanalysis and how the practice has developed and evolved over the years.
Short psychoanalytic stories which explore the meaning of life and consider topics such as aging, our mortality and the pleasures of love.
Bowlby's essays over 20 years set out his theories on the development of the child and the nature of attachment and intimacy.
This book explores the relationship between psychoanalytic theory and the nature of human development. It follows the major developmental stages from infancy to old age and brings together a range of clinical and literary examples.
Stossel describes in vivid detail the crippling impact of living with anxiety. He also provides hope by demonstrating how those who suffer have found ways of coping.
The title sums it up!
How our early experiences form and make us who we are.
The basic strategies of psychotherapy are adapted to help the reader guide herself through a journey of self-exploration. Particular attention Is given to defence mechanisms, why they are set up and how to manage them if negatively impacting on life.
A powerful description of how human beings love and are loved. A number of quite complicated theories on psychology, feminism and psychotherapy are incorporated without feeling too abstract.
An insight into the workings of Sexton’s mind who is fully aware of the importance of her relationship with her therapist, not only to free her from her demons but to give birth to her poetic creativity.
Short stories of encounters between therapist and his patients. This book demonstrates how insight can at times illuminate the most complicated and confounding of human experiences.
This book explains why love is essential to brain development in the early years of life and how early interactions between babies and their carers have lasting consequences.
A self help book encouraging us to face our fears and to move beyond the cycle of fear that our internal voice may keep us caught in.