1st Edition

The Clinic of Donald W. Winnicott





ISBN 9780367027612
Published December 19, 2018 by Routledge
130 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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

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Biography

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.