Conversations with Donald Hall

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Conversations with Donald Hall (University Press of Mississippi, 2021), a new book co-edited by BPSI Candidate Member, John Martin-Joy, MD, offers a unique glimpse into the creative process of a major American poet, writer, editor, anthologist, and teacher. The volume probes in depth Hall’s evolving views on poetry, poets, and the creative process over a period of more than sixty years. Donald Hall (1928–2018) reveals vivid, funny, and moving...

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Empathy Diaries: A Memoir

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The Empathy Diaries: A Memoir (Penguin Press, 2021), a new book by BPSI Affiliate Scholar Member, Sherry Turkle, PhD, ties together her personal story with her groundbreaking research on technology, empathy, and ethics. In this vivid and poignant narrative, Turkle ties together her coming-of-age and her pathbreaking research on technology, empathy, and ethics. Growing up in postwar Brooklyn, Turkle searched for clues to her...

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Psychoanalytic Assessment Applications for Different Settings

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Psychoanalytic Assessment Applications for Different Settings (Routledge, 2021) is a new book, co-edited by BPSI Faculty Member, Anthony D. Bram, PhD. In this edited book, expert assessors illustrate through case examples how they apply psychoanalytic theory to different clinical settings. These settings include private practice, neuropsychological, medical, forensic, personnel, custody, school, and psychiatric-residential. Psychoanalytic...

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Trauma and Resilience in Holocaust Memoir

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Trauma and Resilience in Holocaust Memoir: Strategies of Self-Preservation and Inter-Generational Encounter with Narrative (Rowman & Littlefield, 2020) is a new book by a BPSI Academic Partner, Shira Birnbaum, PhD. Through narrative analysis of the memoirs of six holocaust survivors from a single extended family, Trauma and Resilience in Holocaust Memoir: Strategies of Self-Preservation and Inter-Generational Encounter with...

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Dear Candidate

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In this first-of-kind book, edited by a BPSI Member, Fred Busch, PhD, senior psychoanalysts from around the world offer personal reflections on their own training, what it was like to become a psychoanalyst, and what they would like most to convey to the candidate of today. With forty-two personal letters to candidates, this edited collection helps analysts in training and those recently entering the profession to reflect upon what it means to...

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Memory’s Eyes

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Memory’s Eyes: A New York Oedipus Novel is a new book by a BPSI Member, Cordelia Schmidt-Hellerau, PhD. It is written for readers who enjoy playing with concepts and storylines, here namely the classical Oedipus myth, Sophocles’ three Theban plays, the psychoanalytical concept of the Oedipus complex, and its pop-cultural adaptations in cartoons and jokes. Consequently, this novel is meant to be tragic and funny, playful, but also uncomfortable....

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