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  1. New Year, New You

    Routledge is pleased to offer you a collection of resources designed to help you and your clients make and stick to positive changes in the new year. Download the free eBook, New Year, New You: Tips and Strategies for Self-Improvement!

  2. New! Psychology and Mental Health Research and Reference Catalog

    Visit the new Psychology and Mental Health Research and Reference catalog, featuring new and recent titles from across the behavioral sciences, published under both the Routledge and Psychology Press imprints. Including handbooks, monographs, special issues as books, and multi-volume sets including Library Editions and Major Works, this catalog contains a variety of titles ideal for building your psychology library collection.

  3. New Year, New You

    Download New Year, New You

    Routledge Mental Health wants to help you start off 2015 on the right foot. Download a free copy of New Year, New You and make this one your best year yet.

  4. Micro-trauma

    NEW    Micro-trauma: A Psychoanalytic Understanding of Cumulative Psychic Injury explores the "micro-traumatic" or small, subtle psychic hurts that build up to undermine a person’s sense of self-worth, skewing his or her character and compromising his or her relatedness to others. These injuries amount to what has been previously called "cumulative" or "relational trauma." Until now, psychoanalysis has explained such negative influences in broad strokes, using general concepts like psychosexual urges, narcissistic needs, and separation-individuation aims, among others.

  5. 15 Ways To Stick To Your New Year’s Resolutions

    A New Year means a New You!

  6. Creative Analysis

    Just Published    Creative Analysis: Art, Creativity and Clinical Process explores the dynamics of creativity in psychoanalytic treatment. It argues that the creative process of the analytic interaction is characterized by specific forms of feeling, thinking and most importantly, relating that result in the emergence of something new – therapeutic change. The artistic aspects of psychoanalysis and various features of creativity in analytic treatment are explored. Clinical examples are discussed at length.

  7. Psychic Threats and Somatic Shelters

    NEW    There is increasing recognition within psychoanalysis and related therapies that awareness of the body is important in understanding and treating patients. Psychic Threats and Somatic Shelters explores the ways in which adults and children become acquainted with the range of physical issues that arise within their psychoanalytic or psychological treatments.

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  9. New - Passions, Persons, Psychotherapy, Politics

    This self-selected collection, Passions, Persons, Psychotherapy, Politics, brings together some of Andrew Samuels' major writings at the interface of politics and therapy thinking. In this volume, he includes chapters on the market economy; prospects for eco-psychology and environmentalism; the role of the political Trickster, particularly the female Trickster; the father; relations between women and men; and his celebrated and radical critique of the Jungian idea of ‘the feminine principle’. Clinical material consists of his work with parents and on the therapy relationship.

  10. Understanding and Treating Patients in Clinical Psychoanalysis

    NEW Understanding and Treating Patients in Clinical Psychoanalysis: Lessons from Literature describes the problematic ways people learn to cope with life’s fundamental challenges, such as maintaining self-esteem, bearing loss, and growing old. People tend to deal with the challenges of being human in characteristic, repetitive ways. Descriptions of these patterns in diagnostic terms can be at best dry, and at worst confusing, especially for those starting training in any of the clinical disciplines. To

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