Monthly Archives: June 2015

Meg Harris Williams reveals the true story of Oedipus

Suffering into Truth: The Achievement of Oedipus Given that the story of Oedipus is foundational to psychoanalytic thinking it is surprising that there has been relatively little attention paid to Sophocles’ play Oedipus Tyrannus, even though the play is the reason…

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Psychoanalytic Studies of the Personality – W. R. D. Fairbairn

View image | gettyimages.com p. 15 “In the case of the individual with a schizoid tendency, accordingly, there is an over-valuation of mental contents corresponding to the over-valuation of bodily contents implied in the oral incorporative attitude of early childhood. … Continue reading

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The Efficacy of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy – Jonathan Shelder

  American Psychologist – February – March 2010 p. 99  “#4.  Discussion of Past Experience (developmental focus). Related to the identification of recurring themes and patterns is the recognition that past experiences, especially early experiences of attachment figures, affects our … Continue reading

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