The Half-Alive Ones: Clinical Papers on Analytical Psychology in a Changing World

The Half-Alive Ones: Clinical Papers on Analytical Psychology in a Changing World

by Eva Seligman

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ISBN-13: 9780429920967
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/24/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Eva Seligman studied Social Science and Mental Health at the London School of Economics followed by work at the Maudsley Hospital and then as a lecturer at L.S.E. Subsequently she joined the Tavistock Institute of Marital Studies, beginning her analytical training in 1958. She has been in private practice throughout. She is a training analyst of the Society of Analytical Psychology.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgements     ix
About the Author     xi
Preface   Joseph Redfearn     xiii
The case for a versatile approach to analytical practice     1
The half-alive ones     17
A psychological study of anorexia nervosa: an account of the relationship between psychic factors and bodily functioning     41
Relationships and the growth of personality Co-written with colleagues at the Family Discussion Bureau     59
An approach to marital therapy     83
Working with a couple     93
The therapeutic moment: reflections on the importance of freedom of communication     101
Some thoughts on stagnation and resuscitation in analytic work     109
On death and survival     127
"Experts in mothercraft"     131
Book reviews     135
Unedited communications from patients     151
References     157
Index     161

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