Book Review by Kreg Zimmerman, MFCC This text represents at least 10 years of the author’s development as an analyst and therapist. Using classical psychoanalytic theory, ego psychology and object relations theory he develops four Listening Perspectives to treat early developmental and personality derailments that are common in the patients and couples we treat today. […]
Lawrence E. Hedges, Ph.D. When considering memory, it is as important to relinquish the distinctions of Platonic triadism—cognition, emotion, and motivation—as it is to abandon Cartesian dualism. Calling on contemporary infant research and neuroscience, the author asserts there is no memory save emotional memory. The human mind as given to us to know can be seen […]
Review by: Lawrence E. Hedges, Ph.D., ABPP Gérard Bléandonu, a community psychiatrist from Lyon, France, has divided Bion’s psychoanalytic writing into four areas of production through which the development of Bion’s thoughts is seen in relation to events in his life: (1) the period of group psychology, (2) the period of clinical work centering on psychosis, (3) the period of questions regarding […]
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Psychologist ‘Psychoanalyst Book Review Beyond Countertransference by Joseph Natterson, M.D. Jason Aronson, Northvale NJ, 1991 Lawrence E. Hedges, Ph.D. Dr. Natterson’s refreshing new book reflects the growing awareness in our field of the role of subjectivity in the psychoanalyst. Further, it deals with intersub-jectivity in subtle new ways, and the changing role of interpretation […]