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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Lawrence Brown’s Interview with New Books in Psychoanalysis

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Lawrence J. Brown, PhD, a BPSI faculty member and supervising child analyst, was interviewed by Philip Lance, PhD, a clinical psychologist and a candidate at The Psychoanalytic Center of California about Brown’s recent book Transformational Processes in Clinical Psychoanalysis: Dreaming, Emotions and the Present Moment (Routledge, 2019). The interview was recorded for, and published by, the New Books in Psychoanalysis (NBiP) webcast...

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Ellen Pinsky’s Interview with New Books in Psychoanalysis

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Ellen Pinsky, PsyD, a BPSI faculty member, was recently interviewed by Tracy Morgan, psychoanalyst and founding editor of the webcast, New Books in Psychoanalysis, about her recent book Death and Fallibility in the Psychoanalytic Encounter: Mortal Gifts (Routledge, 2017). Follow this link to listen to the interview (the audio player also appears at the bottom of this page). Below is a small excerpt from Tracy Morgan’s introductory...

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