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By (author) Julia Segal
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Melanie Klein by Julia Segal
Book DescriptionPraise for First Edition: 'The book is very intimate; the first chapter on Klein's personal and professional life is extremely candid and enlightening. Will be enjoyed by pre-professional students and psychoanalytically oriented theoreticians and practitioners' - "Choice". Melanie Klein was without doubt one of the most influential figures in the development of psychoanalysis. Whilst constantly challenging Freud's theories, and at the same time placing more importance on some of the neglected aspects of his work, Klein developed new psychoanalytic concepts from her detailed observations of the behaviour and thought processes of the children and adults she treated in the consulting room.In this Second Edition of "Melanie Klein", Julia Segal uses case studies of Klein's sessions with children to show how she developed her unique form of communication with her clients. As well as assessing Klein's major theoretical and practical contributions to the profession, the author examines and challenges the criticisms aimed at Klein, and traces her influence on counsellors and psychotherapists working today. In contrast to existing books, which require specialist psychoanalytic knowledge, Julia Segal provides a concise and refreshing introduction to Klein's life and work which is accessible to all.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780761943013
(216mm x 138mm x 13mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Julia Segal
Rehabilitation Counselling in Physical and Mental Health, Paperback (January 2002)
Individuals experiencing rehabilitation are subject to profound life adjustments, and the contributors to this book explore how the relationship between counsellor and client can be a source of support during that time, drawing out the historical background and theoretical implications of their work and making recommendations for good practice.
Helping Children with Ill or Disabled Parents, Paperback (September 1996)» View all books by Julia Segal
When a parent falls ill or becomes disabled, the pressures placed on family, relations and friends can be very great. Children, in particular, are sometimes forgotten as the adults struggle to cope, yet often have to endure enormous anxiety. The authors look at the range of issues that can arise, including guilt, anger, frustration and fear.
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Author Biography - Julia Segal
Julia Segal is a Counsellor at the Central Middlesex Hospital, London
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