Psychodynamic reading material

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Psychodynamic reading material

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The psychoanalytic literature is as vast as it is rich - some suggestions for somewhere to start…

Lemma, A. (2003). Introduction to the Practice of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. London: Wiley.
Milton, J., Polmear, C. & Fabricius, J. (2011). A short introduction to psychoanalysis (2nd ed.) London: Sage.

Also of interest:

Bateman, A., Brown, D. & Pedder, J. (2000). Introduction to Psychotherapy: An Outline of Psychodynamic Principles and Practice (3rd ed.). London: Routledge.
Bateman, A. & Holmes, J. (1995). Introduction to Psychoanalysis: Contemporary Theory and Practice. London: Routledge.
Casement, P. (1985). On Learning from the Patient. London: Routledge.
Malan, D. (1995). Individual Psychotherapy and the Science of Psychodynamics (2nd ed.). Oxford: Hodder Arnold.
Segal, H. (1988). Introduction to the Work of Melanie Klein. London: Karnac.
Waddell, M. (1998). Inside Lives: Psychoanalysis and the Growth of the Personality. London: Duckworth.
Hinshelwood, R. (1991). Psychodynamic formulation in assessment for psychotherapy. British Journal of Psychotherapy, 8, (2), 166-174.

Milton, J. (1997). Why Assess? Psychoanalytical assessment in the NHS. Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, 11, (1), 47-58.
Schacter, J. (1997). Transference and Countertransference Dynamics in the Assessment Process. Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, 11, 59-71.

See also Freud thread: viewtopic.php?t=411

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