Transference/ Countertransference Products

  • Transformations

    Countertransference During the Psychoanalytic Treatment of Incest, Real and Imagined

    By Elaine V. Siegel

    In recent years, memories and reconstructions of incestuous child abuse have become common features of psychoanalytic treatment.  Among some clinicians, such abuse is suspected even when there is little evidence.  How does the analyst distinguish between incest real and imagined, and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • Transference

    Shibboleth or Albatross?

    By Joseph Schachter

    The theory of transference and the centrality of transference interpretation have been hallmarks of psychoanalysis since its inception.  But the time has come to subject traditional theory and practice to careful, critical scrutiny in the light of contemporary science.  So holds Joseph…

    Paperback – 2015-02-05

  • Looking for Ground

    Countertransference and the Problem of Value in Psychoanalysis

    By Peter G. M. Carnochan

    Despite a half-century of literature documenting the experience and meanings of countertransference in analytic practice, the concept remains a source of controversy. For Peter Carnochan, this can be addressed only by revisiting historical, epistemological, and moral issues intrinsic to the…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Relational Perspectives Book Series

  • Erotic Revelations

    Clinical applications and perverse scenarios

    By Andrea Celenza

    Erotic Revelations: Clinical Applications and Perverse Scenarios delves into erotic desires and fantasies … above all, how our sexuality expresses our inner being and defines the ways in which we engage in the psychoanalytic situation. Andrea Celenza addresses the 'desexualization' of the…

    Paperback – 2014-05-22

  • Transference and Countertransference Today

    Edited by Robert Oelsner

    Why has Heinrich Racker’s original work on transference and countertransference proven so valuable? With a passionate concern for the field created by the meeting of analyst and patient, and an abiding interest in the central importance of transference and countertransference in analytic practice,…

    Paperback – 2013-06-13
    The New Library of Psychoanalysis

  • A Disturbance in the Field

    Essays in Transference-Countertransference Engagement

    By Steven H. Cooper

    The field, as Steven Cooper describes it, is comprised of the inextricably related worlds of internalized object relations and interpersonal interaction. Furthermore, the analytic dyad is neither static nor smooth sailing. Eventually, the rigorous work of psychoanalysis will offer a fraught…

    Paperback – 2010-07-19
    Relational Perspectives Book Series

  • Coasting in the Countertransference

    Conflicts of Self Interest between Analyst and Patient

    By Irwin Hirsch

    Winner of the 2009 Goethe Award for Psychoanalytic Scholarship! Irwin Hirsch, author of Coasting in the Countertransference, asserts that countertransference experience always has the potential to be used productively to benefit patients. However, he also observes that it…

    Paperback – 2008-02-12
    Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series

  • The Power of Countertransference

    Innovations in Analytic Technique

    By Karen J. Maroda

    A signpost of the relational turn in contemporary psychoanalysis, Karen Maroda's The Power of Countertransference, published in 1991, is perhaps the first systematic effort to integrate the need for mutual emotional exchanges, which may include the analyst's own self-disclosures, into an…

    Paperback – 2004-04-12

  • The Narration of Desire

    Erotic Transferences and Countertransferences

    By Harriet K. Wrye, Judith K. Welles

    In this richly woven study of preoedipal erotic experience, Harriet Kimble Wrye and Judith Welles focus on patients for whom early mothering did not sustain the flowering and subsequent transformation of early erotic desire. Such patients remain under the sway of a primitive eroticism that is often…

    Paperback – 1998-04-01

  • Understanding Countertransference

    From Projective Identification to Empathy

    By Michael J. Tansey, Walter F. Burke

    Seeking to mediate between the "classical" view of countertransference as a neurotic impediment to the treatment process and the more recent "totalist" perspective, which assumes that the therapist's emotional response necessarily reveals something about the patient, Tansey and Burke stake out a…

    Paperback – 1995-11-01

  • Progress in Self Psychology, V. 6

    The Realities of Transference

    Edited by Arnold I. Goldberg

    A collection of thoughtul presentations on transference and countertransference highlights The Realities of Transference, Volume 6 in the Progress in Self Psychology series.  The selfobject transferences receive special attention.  Elsewhere in this volme, selfobject phenomena are…

    Hardback – 1990-10-01

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