Theoretical Developments

The New Klein-Lacan Dialogues - Borossa, Julia;  Bronstein, Catalina & Pajaczkowska, Claire (2015)

This book provides a timely exploration and comparison of key concepts in the theories of Melanie Klein and Jacques Lacan, two thinkers and clinicians whose influence over the development of psychoanalysis in the wake of Freud has been profound and far-reaching.

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Kleinian Theory: A Contemporary Perspective - Bronstein, Catalina (2001)

This book comprises an introduction to major psychoanalytical concepts in Kleinian theory starting with the ideas formulated by Melanie Klein and extending them to those developed by her main followers.

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Attacks on Linking Revisited: A New Look at Bion’s Classic Work - Bronstein, Catalina & O'Shaughnessy, Edna (2017)

This book aims at providing further contributions inspired by Bion's paper Attacks on Linking (1959) by a distinguinshed group of scholars who have focused on different aspects of his propositions.

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On Freud’s "The Uncanny" - Bronstein, Catalina & Seulin, Christian (2019)

On Freud’s "The Uncanny" explores Freud’s 1919 essay of the same name and elaboration of the concept of the uncanny and how others or ‘the Other’ can impact on our selves.

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Being Alive: Building on the work of Anne Alvarez - Edwards,  Judith (2001)

This book is a celebration of the work of Anne Alvarez, an enormously influential psychoanalytic psychotherapist whose work on autism and severe personality disorders in children has been important internationally.

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Psychoanalysis and Other Mattters - Edwards,  Judith (2019)

Can we ‘stand inside’ new thoughts, rather than outside, looking at a closed box? This innovative and interdisciplinary collection aims to answer this question by broadening the way we look at and work with psychoanalytic ideas.

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An Independent Mind: Collected Papers of Juliet Hopkins - Hopkins, Julia; Monica Lanyado & Ann Horne 

An Independent Mind: Collected Papers of Juliet Hopkins follows the professional journey and influence of an innovative figure in the history of child psychotherapy. 

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Winnicott’s Children. Independent Psychoanalytic Approaches with Children and Adolescents Series - Lanyado, Monica & Horne, Ann (2012)

Winnicott’s Children focuses on the use we make of the thinking and writing of DW Winnicott; how this has enhanced our understanding of children and the settings where we work, and how it has influenced the way in which we do that work.

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Melanie Klein: Her Work in Context - Likierman, Meira (2001)

Melanie Klein left Germany in 1926 and settled in London where she soon quarrelled with Anna Freud. Klein pioneered the psychoanalysis of children and applied her insights on the infantile origins of unconscious drives to adult analysis. Her relationship with her own children was troubled.

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Reading Anna Freud - Midgley, Nick (2013)

What place do Anna Freud's ideas have in the history of psychoanalysis? What can Anna Freud teach us today about how to work therapeutically with children? Are her psychoanalytic ideas still relevant to those entrusted with the welfare of infants and young people?

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Affect and Emotion - Music, Graham (2001)

Affect refers to the strange emotions we often centre on external objects, and the corresponding system of values we create by way of these attachments. Jargon-free and written by an expert in the field, it unravels the recognisable but enigmatic language of psychoanalysis.

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The Good Life: Wellbeing and the New Science of Altruism, Selfishness and Immorality - Music, Graham (2014)

This book explores some of the dilemmas at the heart of being human. Integrating cutting edge studies with in-depth clinical experience, Graham Music synthesizes a wealth of fascinating research into an explanation of altruism, cooperation and generosity and shows how we are primed to turn off the ‘better angels of our nature’ in the face of stress, anxiety and fear.

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Universals of Psychoanalysis - Rey, Henri & Magagna, Jeanne (1994)

This collection of papers offers a strikingly original synthesis of Kleinian and Piagetian ideas. All who work with psychotic or borderline patients will have much to learn from Dr Henri Rey’s imaginative grasp of both the primitive and more developed mental processes at work in the disorders and their treatment.

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Reading Klein - Rustin, Margaret & Rustin, Michael (2016)

This book provides an introduction to the work of one of the twentieth century's greatest psychoanalysts, known in particular for her contribution in developing child analysis and for her vivid depiction of the inner world. This book makes Melanie Klein's works highly accessible, providing both substantial extracts from her writings, and material by the authors exploring their significance.

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Melanie Klein Revisited: Pioneer and Revolutionary in the Psychoanalysis of Young Children - Sherwin-White, Susan (2017)

While much writing has been devoted, predominantly by contemporary Kleinian adult psychoanalysts, to the Kleinian and post Kleinian development of Klein’s work, comparatively little has recently been written about the ongoing importance and character of Klein’s clinical work for contemporary psychoanalytic psychotherapy or analysis with very small children (2 – 6 year olds).

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The Non-Linear Mind: Psychoanalysis of Complexity in Psychic Life - Shulman, Graham & Rose, James (2016)

This book is concerned with whether we can develop our understanding of the mind through the application of new approaches to the study of complex systems. It is divided into two sections. The first is concerned with the application of non-linear systems theory to the psychoanalytic study of the mind. 

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