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The Psychoanalytic Work of Hansi Kennedy
From War Nurseries to the Anna Freud Centre (1940-1993)

ISBN 9781855755239
Published July 7, 2008 by Routledge
336 Pages

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Book Description

This book presents a selection of the works of Hansi Kennedy, preeminent child psychoanalyst, whose career began with Anna Freud in the Hampstead War Nurseries and continued at the Hampstead Child Therapy Clinic (renamed the Anna Freud Centre in 1982) until retirement in 1993. Her career spanned a significant period in the development of child psychoanalysis, as her ideas foreshadowed a number of advances in theory during the period which have had a profound impact on child psychoanalytic technique.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- The Making of a Child Analyst -- Memory -- Cover Memories in Formation -- Problems in Reconstruction in Child Analysis* -- The "Baby at the Breast" Experience: Memory or Fantasy? Some Further Thoughts on Reconstruction* -- Both Sides of the Barrier: Some Reflections on Childhood Fantasy* -- Insight -- The Role of Insight in Child Analysis: A Developmental Viewpoint* -- Conflict and Developmental Disturbances -- Pseudobackwardness in Children: Maternal Attitudes as an Etiological Factor* -- Some Reflections on Infantile Neurosis* -- Childhood Neurosis vs Developmental Deviations: Two Clinical Case Histories -- Different Types of Sado-Masochistic Behaviour in Children* -- Steps from Outer to Inner Conflict Viewed as Superego Precursors* -- The Developmental Roots of Self-Injury and Response to Pain in a 4-Year-Old Boy* -- For or Against Child Placement: A Clinical Illustration* -- Growing up with a Handicapped Sibling* -- Trauma in Childhood: Signs and Sequelae as Seen in the Analysis of an Adolescent* -- Reflections on the Aim of Child Analysis* -- Analytic Technique with Pre-Latency Children -- The Technique of Psychoanalysis with the Pre-Latency Child* -- Psychoanalytic Work with the Under-fives: Forty Years' Experience

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