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But at the Same Time and on Another Level
Clinical Applications in the Kleinian/Bionian Mode





ISBN 9781855757608
Published July 8, 2009 by Routledge
304 Pages

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Book Description

This book discusses general principles on how the psychoanalyst or psychoanalytically informed psychotherapist may optimally provide and maintain the setting for the psychoanalysis. It also discusses the foundational work of Klein's original contributions.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Psychoanalytic Technique -- The consultative interview: initial session -- The analysis begins: establishing the frame -- Recommendations on technique: Freud, Klein, Bion, Meltzer -- How to listen and what to interpret -- Termination -- The psychoanalytic treatment of psychotic and borderline states and other primitive mental disorders -- Basic assumptions of Kleinian/Bionian technique: a recapitulation -- Case Presentations -- Introduction -- Clinical example -- Clinical example 2 -- Clinical example 3: brief case illustration of the predominantly “Bionian” mode of technique -- Clinical example 4: a patient analysed in the style (my version) of the Contemporary Kleinians -- Clinical example 5: “bicycles” -- Clinical example 6 -- Clinical example 7 -- Clinical example 8 -- Clinical example 9 -- Clinical example 10 -- Clinical example 11 -- Clinical example 12: psychoanalytically informed psychotherapy -- Clinical example 13 -- Clinical example 14: dream analysis in an analytic session -- Clinical example 15 -- Clinical example 16 -- Clinical example 17 -- Clinical example 18 -- Clinical example 19 -- Clinical example 20: “The woman who couldn’t consider” -- Epilogue

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