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  • The Dynamics of Connectionby David C. Bell

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 94.99

    This is a book about why people nurture. It traces the origins of caring and caregiving from the earliest mammals, describes neurobiological evidence, and explores the social psychological processes of both caregiving and attachment. This book helps us to understand why parents choose to nurture children and why romantic partners choose to nurture... more...

  • Let Go Nowby Karen Casey

    Red Wheel Weiser 2010; US$ 9.95

    A companion book to Codependence and the Power of Detachment , Let Go Now provides reminders and meditations to make detachment a regular practice. From one of the reigning queens of recovery, Karen Casey. Not reacting to people or situations that provoke us is not an easy skill to develop. And skill it is. Just as you have to hit thousands of... more...

  • Building Bridgesby Stuart A. Pizer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    In Building Bridges , Stuart A. Pizer gives much-needed recognition to the central role of negotiation in the analytic relationship and in the therapeutic process. Building on a Winnicottian perspective that comprehends paradox as the condition for preserving an intrapsychic and relational "potential space," Pizer explores how the straddling of paradox... more...

  • Progress in Self Psychology, V. 6by Arnold I. Goldberg

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.00

    A collection of thoughtul presentations on transference and countertransference highlights The Realities of Transference , Volume 6 in the Progress in Self Psychology series.  The selfobject transferences receive special attention.  Elsewhere in this volme, selfobject phenomena are examined in relation to the process of working through, the origins... more...

  • Clinical Interaction and the Analysis of Meaningby Theo L. Dorpat; Michael L. Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Clinical Interaction and the Analysis of Meaning evinces a therapeutic vitality all too rare in works of theory.  Rather than fleeing from the insights of other disciplines, Dorpat and Miller discover in recent research confirmation of the possibilities of psychoanalytic treatment.  In Section I, "Critique of Classical Theory," Dorpat proposes a radical... more...

  • The Inward Eyeby Laurie W. Raymond; Susan Rosbrow-Reich

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 95.00

    A central, although unappreciated, dimension of psychoanalysis is the complex oral tradition through which analysts verbally reconstruct their lives and careers. The Inward Eye captures a significant portion of this tradition. In a series of interviews initially conceived as an aspect of their psychoanalytic education, Laurie Raymond and Susan Rosbrow-Reich... more...

  • The Psychology of Friendship and Enmity: Relationships in Love, Work, Politics, and War [2 volumes]by Rom Harré; Fathali Moghaddam

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 137.50

    In this two-volume set, the most comprehensive treatment of its subject to date, eminent social scientists explore the processes involved in becoming friends?or enemies. Volume 1, Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Insights , focuses on friendship and enmity between individuals, examining situations that arise in romances, at school, at work, and between... more...

  • Family Sexual Abuseby Michael Quinn Patton

    SAGE Publications 1991; US$ 53.00 US$ 45.05

    This valuable book reviews and discusses the latest research on family sexual abuse. With contributions by both practitioners and researchers, it covers such issues as sibling incest; the background of sexual offenders; effects of sexual abuse on children, of offender removal from the home and of reunification and the prognosis for incest offenders... more...

  • Violent Emotionsby Suzanne M. Retzinger

    SAGE Publications 1991; US$ 56.00 US$ 47.60

    Broken family bonds can be one of the most intense sources of conflict. This book - which provides vital insights into the dynamics of family and other forms of violence - explores the damage caused to familial and social bonds by escalating feelings of shame during marital quarrels. Theories and research from large-scale conflict, marital dispute... more...

  • Sex and the Spiritual Teacherby Scott Edelstein; Mic Hunter; Anne Katherine

    Wisdom Publications 2011; US$ 16.95

    Sex and the Spiritual Teacher looks at the complex of forces that tempt otherwise insightful, compassionate, and well-intentioned teachers to lose their way--and that tempt some of their students to lose their way as well. It analyzes why most of our current efforts to keep spiritual teachers from transgressing usually don't (and in fact can't) work.... more...