Monthly Archives: November 2015

Anna Freud – The Ego and the Mechanisms of Defense , 1936

Image courtesy of Dan at Copyright 1966, by International Universities Press, Inc. p. 28   “It is the task of the analyst to bring into consciousness that which is unconscious, no matter to which psychic institution it belongs.  He directs … Continue reading

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The Apprehension of Beauty: The Role of Aesthetic Conflict in Development, Art and Violence.

View image | Kindle – Location 164 of 4373 Authors:  Donald Meltzer and Meg Harris Williams, Karnac Books 2008.  “It became a fundamental tenet of Melanie Klein’s views on infantile development that the accomplishment of a satisfactory splitting-and-idealization of self … Continue reading

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