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  1. Object Relations Theories and Psychopathology

    A Comprehensive Text

    By Frank Summers

    In Object Relations Theories and Psychopathology: A Comprehensive Text, Frank Summers provides thorough, lucid, and critically informed accounts of the work of major object relations theorists: Fairbairn, Guntrip, Klein, Winnicott, Kernberg, and Kohut. His expositions achieve distinction on...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Psychoanalytic Vision

    The Experiencing Subject, Transcendence, and the Therapeutic Process

    By Frank Summers

    Psychoanalytic therapy is distinguished by its immersion in the world of the experiencing subject. In The Psychoanalytic Vision, Frank Summers argues that analytic therapy and its unique epistemology is a worldview that stands in clear opposition to the hegemonic cultural value system of...

    Published February 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Self Creation

    Psychoanalytic Therapy and the Art of the Possible

    By Frank Summers

    "Insight" and "Change." The problematic relationship between these two concepts, to which the reality of psychoanalytic patients who fully understand maladaptive patterns without being able to change them attests, has dogged psychoanalysis for a century. Building on the integrative...

    Published February 24th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Transcending the Self

    An Object Relations Model of Psychoanalytic Therapy

    By Frank Summers

    Despite the popularity of object relations theories, these theories are often abstract, with the relation between theory and clinical technique left vague and unclear. Now, in Transcending the Self: An Object Relations Model of Psychoanalytic Therapy, Summers answers the need for an...

    Published February 1st 1999 by Routledge

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