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Growing Up Observed

Tales From Analysts' Children

By Herbert S Strean

Routledge – 1987 – 90 pages

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    978-0-86656-634-6
    September 29th 1987

Description

This fascinating book features the writings from therapists’children--ranging in age from seven to over eighty--as they explore how they feel about their parents and themselves. Observe the emotional health of analysts’children, whether they are more mature than children whose parents are in other professions, what their unique difficulties and strengths are, and how they relate to the people around them.

Contents

Contents Life With Father: Franz Alexander, MD

  • About King Laius and Oedipus: Reminiscences From a Childhood Under the Spell of Freud
  • A Letter From Dr. Alfred Adler’s Granddaughter
  • I Look at Life From Both Sides Now
  • Confessions of a Freudian’s Offspring
  • Life With “Maman”
  • Reflections on Being a Son of a Psychoanalyst
  • What It’s Like Having a Shrink for a Mother
  • My Mother Always Questions
  • Both My Parents are Analysts
  • Breast-Fed on Psychoanalysis
  • Feel Scared and Do It Anyway!
  • Mom and Dad Are Psychoanalysts
  • Profound Distrust
  • A Psychotherapist’s Discussion With Her Daughter
  • Son of Analyst Leads “Fairly Normal Life”
  • The Analyst as Parent
  • The Children of Psychoanalysts: An Informal Survey
  • Psychotherapy With Children of Psychotherapists

Related Subjects

  1. Psychotherapy

Name: Growing Up Observed: Tales From Analysts' Children (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Herbert S Strean. This fascinating book features the writings from therapists’children--ranging in age from seven to over eighty--as they explore how they feel about their parents and themselves. Observe the emotional health of analysts’children,...
Categories: Psychotherapy