The Legacy of Fairbairn and Sutherland by David E. Scharff
Psychotherapeutic Applications

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The Legacy of Fairbairn and Sutherland provides the first comprehensive review of W.R.D. Fairbairn and John Sutherland's theories on psycho-social development. It reviews Fairbairn and Sutherland's ideas, traces the philosophical roots of their thinking, explores their legacy, and demonstrates their relevance to contemporary practice. International contributors set these psychoanalytic theories in their philosophical and cultural context. They discuss the growing acceptance of Fairbairn and Sutherland's work in Europe and the Americas. They discuss the theories' impact on current thinking in subjects such as sexuality, hysteria, autonomy and repression. They re-examine the theories in the light of current clinical experience, illuminate them with reference to contemporary psychoanalytic theories and illustrate them with examples from work with children, adults, groups and families.
This book presents an original fusion of the ideas of two of the most noteworthy figures in recent psychoanalysis. It will prove fascinating reading for all practicing and training psychotherapists and psychoanalysts.

About David E. Scharff

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Jill Savege Scharff is co-founder, International Psychotherapy Institute, Board Member of the International Psychotherapy Institute; Supervising Analyst at the International Institute for Psychoanalytic Training; Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University; and psychoanalyst and psychotherapist with individuals, couples and families in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Author, editor and series editor, her most recent book is "The Interpersonal Unconscious", co-authored with David E. Scharff. David E. Scharff is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in adult and child psychiatry, as well as a former president of AASECT. He is the author and co-author of numerous psychoanalysis and psychotherapy books.
Published October 26, 2005 by Routledge. 320 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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