Item description for Between Sessions and Beyond the Couch (CPS Psycoanalytic) by Joan Raphael-Leff...
* "...an impressive international collection of professional voices that will echo beyond the first hearing."--Don Campbell, President of the British Psychoanalytical Society
This volume includes over ninety contributions from analysts and psychotherapists world wide, writing on work behind and beyond the couch, with unique emphasis on the mind-body matrix and its replenishment between sessions. The Editor: Joan Raphael-Leff is Professor of Psychoanalysis at the Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex, U.K.
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Joan Raphael-Leff leads the UCL/Anna Freud Centre academic faculty for psychoanalytic research. Previously, she was head of University College London s MSc in Psychoanalytic Developmental Psychology, and professor of psychoanalysis at the Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex. For 35 years she has specialized in emotional issues of reproduction and early parenting, with more than 100 single-author peer-reviewed publications, and nine books, including: "Psychological Processes of Child-bearing; Pregnancy: the Inside Story; Parent Infant Psychodynamics: Wild Things, Mirrors and Ghosts; Spilt Milk: Perinatal Loss and Breakdown; Ethics of Psycho-analysis." Founder and first international chair of COWAP (IPA s Committee on Women and Psychoanalysis) in 1998, she provides training for practitioners working with teenage parents, and is consultant to perinatal and women s projects in many high and low income countries.