1st Edition

The Legacy of Fairbairn and Sutherland
Psychotherapeutic Applications

ISBN 9781583917329
Published September 20, 2005 by Routledge
312 Pages

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Book Description

The Legacy of Fairbairn and Sutherland provides the first comprehensive review of W.R.D. Fairbairn and John Sutherland's theories on psycho-social development. It reviews Fairbairn and Sutherland's ideas, traces the philosophical roots of their thinking, explores their legacy, and demonstrates their relevance to contemporary practice. International contributors set these psychoanalytic theories in their philosophical and cultural context. They discuss the growing acceptance of Fairbairn and Sutherland's work in Europe and the Americas. They discuss the theories' impact on current thinking in subjects such as sexuality, hysteria, autonomy and repression. They re-examine the theories in the light of current clinical experience, illuminate them with reference to contemporary psychoanalytic theories and illustrate them with examples from work with children, adults, groups and families.
This book presents an original fusion of the ideas of two of the most noteworthy figures in recent psychoanalysis. It will prove fascinating reading for all practicing and training psychotherapists and psychoanalysts.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Fairbairn. D.E. Scharff, M.D. Washington, The Development of Fairbairn's Theory. C. Kirkwood, The Persons-in-Relation Perspective: Sources and Synthesis. E. Fairbairn Birtles, Difference, Repetition and Continuity: Philosophical Reflections on Fairbairn's Concept of Mature Dependence. H. Vermorel, Fairbairn in France Since 1955. R. Rehberger, Fairbairn in Germany. B.F. Hensel, An Object Relations View of Sexuality Based on Fairbairn's Theory. J.S. Scharff, D.E. Scharff, Satisfactory, Exciting and Rejecting Objects in Health and Sex. R. Juan Rey, From Fairbairn to a New Systemization of Psychopathology: The Intuitive Position and the Alienated and Oscillating Structures. U. Rupprecht-Schampera, How Current are Fairbairn's Ideas on Hysteria Today? P. Potthoff, The Real Relationship with the Analyst as a New Object. S. Vuaillat, Fairbairn's Object Relations Theory: Explaining the Refusal to Cathect the Analyst. S. Wollnik-Krusche, Dissociation and Repression in Trauma. Dr. R.M. Basili, Lic. I. Sharpin de Basili, Fairbairn's Theory, Borderline Pathology, and Schizoid Conflict. T. Aiello, Disorder and Early Sorrow: An Integration of the Motivational System of Aversion and Fairbairn's Endopsychic Structure in Child Treatment. H. Cooper, Fairbairn on Trauma: Individual Therapy of a Sexually Abused Child. C. Tosone, The Nemesis Within: Women, Relationship Addiction, and the Moral Defence. S. Plumlee, Aggression in the Couple Relationship. Fairbairn's Object Relations Theory and Hendrix's Imago Relationship Theory. T. Borgegård, Theories of Art and Theory as Art. Part 2: Sutherland and Fairbairn. J.D. Sutherland, The Self and Personal (Object) Relations. J. Savege Scharff, The Legacy of John D. Sutherland: Self and Society. G. Clarke, Personal Relations Theory: Suttie, Fairbairn, Macmurray, and Sutherland. N. Singh, Autonomy, the Autonomous Self, and the Inter-human: Philosophy and Psycnoanalysis in the Teaching of Sutherland. R.B. Aviram, The Social-Object and the Pathology of Prejudice. J. Brearley, Application: Organizational Consultancy. U. McCluskey, Object Relations and Attachment Dynamics in Group Psychotherapy: The Communication, Regulation and Exploration of Affective States. C. Bagnini, Extending Fairbairn and Sutherland's Socio-Intrapsychic Model to Assessment and Treatment of a Stepfamily. L. de Setton, Y. de Varela, J. Savege Scharff, D.E. Scharff, Teaching and Learning Object Relations Theory with the Group Affective Model.

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