1st Edition

The Clinic of Donald W. Winnicott

By Laura Dethiville Copyright 2019
    138 Pages
    by Routledge

    136 Pages
    by Routledge

    Paediatric psychoanalyst Donald W. Winnicott is widely recognized as a remarkable clinician. Deprivation, regression, play, antisocial tendencies and "the use of the object" are part of the many clinical conceptions he conceived, and here Laura Dethiville explains each in a clear and precise way, highlighting Winnicott’s originality and enduring relevance. The Clinic of Donald W. Winnicott offers all readers a glimpse of what Winnicott brings to the understanding of the human being, and will appeal to students new to his work, as well as practitioners looking for a concise overview of his work.



    INTRODUCTION Winnicott and his clinic

    CHAPTER ONE Therapeutic Consultation

    CHAPTER TWO The squiggle

    CHAPTER THREE The father

    CHAPTER FOUR The family

    CHAPTER FIVE Antisocial tendency and deprivation

    CHAPTER SIX Aggression and destructiveness

    CHAPTER SEVEN Adolescence

    CHAPTER EIGHT Regression

    CHAPTER NINE The area of playing in the cure



    Laura Dethiville, psychoanalyst, member of the Society of Freudian Psychoanalysis (SPF), has been leading a seminar on Winnicott for 20 years. Her previous work includes Donald W. Winnicott: A New Approach.