** SIPs PUBLIC LECTURE with Judith L. Mitrani **

This page has been set up to accompany the SIP 30th Annual Public Lecture given by Judith L. Mitrani entitled ‘Psychoanalysis: Not just a luxury’.  To accompany the event, we are offering titles written by the speaker, along with three new titles on psychoanalytic practice at special discounts for a limited period

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    The Infantile in Psychoanalytic Practice Today

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    The Infantile in Psychoanalytic Practice Today demonstrates the concept of the Infantile, first proposed almost a quarter of a century ago, and the ways in which it has become an indispensable tool in contemporary psychoanalytic clinical practice.


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    Three Characters: Narcissist, Borderline, Manic Depressive

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    Three Characters is a masterclass based on decades of lectures presented to psychoanalysts, analytical psychologists, and psychotherapists, and is a must-read for all psychoanalytic enthusiasts.


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    The Work of Whiteness: A Psychoanalytic Perspective

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    ‘Whiteness’ is a politically constructed category which needs to be understood and dismantled because the system of racism so embedded within our society harms us all. It has profound implications for human psychology, an understanding of which is essential for supporting the movement for change. This book explores these implications from a psychoanalytic and Jungian analytic perspective.


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    Frances Tustin Today

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    Frances Tustin Today explores some of the ways and means by which Tustin’s work has enabled psychoanalytic clinicians to enter into the elemental domain of sensation: what Bion called the ‘proto-mental’ area of the psyche-soma. Through detailed clinical contributions of several of her exponents worldwide, this book demonstrates how her ideas — rooted in decades of work with children on the autistic spectrum — have influenced and are being expanded, extended and applied to the treatment of ordinary patients from early childhood through adulthood.


    Psychoanalytic Technique and Theory: Taking the Transference

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    This volume consists of a series of essays inspired by Freud’s paper on Jensen’s novel Gradiva – “she who steps along.” In the story a young archaeologist, Norbert Hanold, suffers from delusions but is able to unravel the mysteries of his emotional life and mind with the aid of a woman who does not challenge these delusions, but rather “steps along” with Hanold, gradually helping him to disentangle truth from fantasy, through what Freud called “cure by love”.


    A Framework for the Imaginary Clinical: Explorations in Primitive States of Being

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    In these eleven essays, Dr Mitrani masterfully integrates the work of Klein, Winnicott, Bion and Tustin as she leads us on an expedition through primitive emotional territories. She clears the way toward detecting and understanding the survival function of certain pathological manoeuvres deployed by patients when confronted by unthinkable anxieties.


    Ordinary People and Extra-Ordinary Protections: A Post-Kleinian Approach to the Treatment of Primitive Mental States

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    Judith Mitrani investigates the development and the function of these protections, allowing the reader to witness the evolution of the process of transformation, wherein defensiveness steadily mutates into communication.


    Encounters With Autistic States A Memorial Tribute to Frances Tustin

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    This book explores and expands upon the work of the late Frances Tustin, which was devoted to the psychoanalytic understanding of the bewildering elemental world of the autistic child.  It is a ‘print on demand’ title and may take a week or so to obtain.