** BRITISH PSYCHOTHERAPY FOUNDATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE - The Violent Human **

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    From Trauma to Harming Others: Therapeutic Work with Delinquent, Violent and Sexually Harmful Children and Young People

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    With insights and examples from experienced clinicians, this book will be of value to all those working with traumatized, acting out young people.

    This title is due to be published on the 23rd July 2021. You can if you wish, order it now at our special pre-publication price and we will deliver it to you as soon as it becomes available.


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    For Goodness Sake: Bravery, Patriotism and Identity

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    The perfect book for these unprecedented times, as we all need to find our own inner resources to face whatever lies ahead.


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    A Deeper Cut: Further Explorations of the Unconscious in Social and Political Life

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    A series of superlative seminars that examine the effects of the current upheaval going on worldwide, this book is the second to bring these seminars from leading thinkers to a wider audience.


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    Arts Therapies and Sexual Offending

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    This book provides valuable experiences of working with people who have committed sexual offences.


    The Unconscious in Social and Political Life

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    A deeper understanding of humanity awaits the reader of ‘The Unconscious in Political and Social Life’.


    Climate Psychology: On Indifference to Disaster

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    This book investigates the psycho-social phenomenon which is society’s failure to respond to climate change. It analyses the non-rational dimensions of our collective paralysis in the face of worsening climate change and environmental destruction, exploring the emotional, ethical, social, organizational and cultural dynamics to blame for this global lack of action.


    Forensic Psychotherapy

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    In this collection, leading international experts in forensic psychotherapy explore the different aspects and developments within the field. These include first hand experiences of shaping the emerging discipline within the UK, Europe and the United States; working therapeutically with high-risk offenders in prisons and secure hospitals; exploration of female violence and work with incarcerated mothers and babies; and the latest developments in forensic psychotherapy training.


    The End of the Sentence: Psychotherapy with Female Offenders

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    Through insightful real-life accounts, this insightful book also emphasizes the importance of professionals finding ways of supporting one another to offer women who have entered the criminal justice system a way to leave it. It will prove fascinating reading for forensic psychotherapists, forensic psychologists and criminologists, as well as anything interested in the criminal justice system.


    Mothers Accused and Abused: Addressing Complex Psychological Needs

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    With sections on mothers in prison and interventions following child care proceedings, Mothers Accused and Abused will be a valuable resource to those working in the criminal and civil justice systems, social work and mental health as well as others who, in a professional or personal capacity, encounter troubled mothers and their children.


    On Children Who Privilege the Body: Reflections of an Independent Psychotherapist

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    On Children Who Privilege the Body: Reflections of an Independent Psychotherapist brings together selected papers from the career of Ann Horne and draws upon her considerable experience in the field of child and adolescent mental health.


    Psychotherapy With Couples: Theory and Practice at the Tavistock Institute of Marital Studies

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    A thought provoking, persuasive, challenging, and above all practical guide for beginners and more experienced therapists alike. It shows the demands and complexity of marital work and is an important reminder of the interdependence of theory and practice.


    Race, gangs and youth violence: Policy, Prevention and Policing

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    This book aims to challenge current thinking about serious youth violence and gangs, and their racialisation by the media and the police. Written by an expert with over 14 years’ experience in the field, it brings together research, theory and practice to influence policy.

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    Everyday Evils: A psychoanalytic view of evil and morality

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    Everyday Evils blends psychoanalytic concepts together with the disciplines of sociology, history, anthropology, philosophy, theology and studies of violence in order to develop a richer, deeper and more comprehensive understanding of evil. Intending to make the unthinkable thinkable, this book will appeal to scholars from across those disciplines, as well as psychoanalysts, psychotherapists and anyone who has ever asked the question: “How could anyone do something like that?”


    Racist States of Mind: Understanding the Perversion of Curiosity and Concern

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    This book explores some of the unconscious mechanisms and processes that underpin the racist phenomenon by looking at racism as a state of mind, inferred from the clinical situation and racist situations in the external world.


    An Independent Mind: Collected papers of Juliet Hopkins

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    An Independent Mind: Collected Papers of Juliet Hopkins is a collection of classic papers whose relevance today is undiminished. It will be essential reading for established and trainee child and adult psychotherapists and psychoanalysts; counsellors, psychologists, psychiatrists interested in psychoanalytic approaches; social workers, nursery workers and those who work with children in voluntary organizations.


    Sabina Spielrein:: Forgotten Pioneer of Psychoanalysis (2nd Edition)

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    This new edition compiles the essential writings of Spielrein along with commentaries by prominent psychoanalytic and Jungian scholars. It is the definitive source book on Spielrein for clinicians, scholars and historians of psychoanalysis.


    Shrinking the News: Headline Stories on the Couch

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    Shrinking the News brings together the author’s wide range of articles from her regular column in the online newspaper, The Week. The articles cover current events from October 2008 until December 2010, concluding with more recent articles from 2013. These articles form a fascinating psychoanalytic insight on crime, politics, the economy, sports and stardom, and the quirky, bizarre events and trends that make up our daily life.


    Winnicott’s Children: Independent Psychoanalytic Approaches With Children and Adolescents

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    There is a richness in the collection of subjects in this book, and in the experience of the writers. It will appeal to those who work with children – in child and family mental health settings, schools, hospitals, colleges and social care settings.


    Engaging with Climate Change: Psychoanalytic and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

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    Engaging with Climate Change is one of the first books to explore in depth what climate change actually means to people.   It brings members of a wide range of different disciplines in the social sciences together in discussion and to introduce a psychoanalytic perspective.


    Politics and the Emotions: The Affective Turn in Contemporary Political Studies

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    Politics and the Emotions is a unique collection of essays that reflects the affective turn in the analysis of today’s political world.

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    Aggression: From Fantasy to Action

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    This book is a result of the 2nd International Psychoanalytic Conference: “Aggression: From Fantasy to Action”, held in May 2010. It contains papers that were delivered to the conference, together with edited summaries of discussions from the floor that followed each paper. The standard of the papers given was extremely high. What was noticeable from the outset of the conference was the intensity of focus on understanding the origins of aggression and violence, from a psychoanalytic perspective. This intensity persisted throughout the two days, leading to a number of the fascinating discussions that are summarized in this book.


    Politics, Identity and Emotion

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    In this wide-ranging book, Paul Hoggett argues that human feelings and identities are constitutive of both personal and political life. Engaging with major debates in political theory, sociology, and psychoanalysis, he brings fresh insights to a range of issues: dynamics of political protest, intractable conflicts, fundamentalism and populism, the new political charismatics, the nature of forgiveness, and the relationship between anxiety and governance.


    Growing Up Bad: Black Youth, Road Culture and Badness in an East London Neighborhood

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    This book is based on an ethnographic study of young people undertaken in an East London neighbourhood. It provides a counterweight to the stereotype of ‘dangerous’ and ‘underachieving’ young black men. The focus is on young people aged between thirteen and twenty-one in an examination of the role of contemporary youth subcultures on the transitions and everyday life experiences particularly, but not exclusively, of black British Caribbean young men.


    Working with Violence: A Contemporary Psychoanalytic Approach

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    This book draws on the expanding discipline of forensic psychotherapy to explore the theory behind violent behaviour in adults. With key definitions and practical case studies, it offers an accessible framework for mental health workers.