Climate Crisis, Psychoanalysis, and Radical Ethics

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Rita Teusch, PhD, Faculty Member of BPSI. Her remarks below originally appeared in the Fall 2019 issue of the Hann Sachs Library Newsletter, which can be read here. Orange, Donna M. (2017). Routledge, 147p. Donna Orange, a psychoanalyst and assistant clinical professor (adjunct) at the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy is an internationally recognized teacher of psychoanalysis and humanistic ethics and the author of more...

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The Nickel Boys: A Novel

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Ellen Goldberg, PhD, is a Psychotherapist Member of BPSI. Her below remarks originally appeared in the Summer 2019 issue of the Hann Sachs Library Newsletter, which can be read here. Whitehead, Colson (2019). Doubleday, 224p. In a new heart-breaking story, the Pulitzer Prize winning author, Colson Whitehead, provides a window into a kind of abuse black teenagers faced in the 1960’s. The Nickel Academy is based on Arthur G. Dozier School for...

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The Name of the Piggle: Reconsidering Winnicott’s Classic Case in Light of Some Conversations with the Adult ‘Gabrielle’

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International University Press Ellen Goldberg, PhD, is a Psychotherapist Member of BPSI. Her below remarks originally appeared in the Winter 2018 Hann Sachs Library Newsletter, which can be read here. D. A. Luepnitz (2017) International Journal of Psychoanalysis, 98(2), 343-370. Click here to access the online publication or contact library@bpsi.org to request a copy. In this remarkable article, the author Deborah Anna Luepnitz, a...

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Meet the Author – Fred Busch – VIDEO

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Fred Busch, PhD, discussed his new book The Analyst’s Reveries: Explorations in Bion’s Enigmatic Concept (Routledge, 2019) with Dan Jacobs, MD, Director of the BPSI Library. While the use of the analyst’s own reveries in work with patients has increased in recent times, there has been little critical inquiry into its value, and the problems it may lead to. Busch finds increasing veneration for the analyst’s use of their reveries, while...

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If All the Seas Were Ink: A Memoir

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St. Martin’s Press Marcia Smith-Hutton, MSW, LICSW, BCD, is a Psychotherapist Member of the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and a Member of BPSI’s Library Committee. Her below remarks originally appeared in the Summer 2018 issue of the Hann Sachs Library Newsletter, which can be read here. Ilana Kurshan, St. Martin’s Press, 2017, 320pp. Ilana Kurshan is very comfortable with associations and metaphors; hence the title of this book....

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What is this Professor Freud like? A diary of an analysis with historical comments

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Ed. Anna Koellreuter. Trans. Kristina Pia Hofer. Karnac Books, 2016. 117pp. Rita Teusch, PhD, Faculty Member of BPSI. Her remarks below originally appeared in the Spring 2018 issue of the Hann Sachs Library Newsletter, which can be read here. This historically fascinating book presents the diary notes (33 pages) of a 27 year old female Swiss psychiatrist, Dr. Anna Guggenbühl, written during her four month long analysis with Freud, six times a...

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