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The Untouched Key: Tracing Childhood Trauma in Creativity and Destructiveness
The Untouched Key
Tracing Childhood Trauma in Creativity and Destructiveness
Paperback      ISBN: 0385267649
Examines the connection of childhood traumas with both adult creativity and destructiveness
A Blue Fire: Selected Writings
A Blue Fire
Selected Writings
Paperback      ISBN: 0060921013
Gathers the influential psychologist's writings on imaginal psychology, betrayal, suicide, parenthood, perception and consciousness
Leonardo Da Vinci and a Memory of His Childhood
Leonardo Da Vinci and a Memory of His Childhood
Paperback      ISBN: 0393001490
Leonardo da Vinci (1910) remains among the most fascinating, though speculative, works of Freud's entire output. A detailed reconstruction of Leonardo's emotional life from his earliest years, it represents Freud's first sustained venture into biography from a psychoanalytic perspective, and also his effort to trace one route that homosexual development can take.
Introductory Lectures on Psycho-Analysis
Introductory Lectures on Psycho-Analysis
Paperback      ISBN: 0871401185
In 1915 at the University of Vienna 60-year-old Sigmund Freud delivered these lectures on psychoanalysis, pointing to the interplay of unconscious and conscious forces within individual psyches.
Elements of the Real in Man
Elements of the Real in Man
Paperback      ISBN: 0936713011
This four-volume series presents a collection of talks given by Almaas on topics such as faith, commitment, nobility and suffering, truth and compassion, allowing, and growing up. Through these talks, Almaas offers valuable guidance and advice for those on a spiritual path, and he explores the challenges and psychological barriers faced by those seeking self-realization.
Abused Boys: The Neglected Victims of Sexual Abuse
Abused Boys
The Neglected Victims of Sexual Abuse
Paperback      ISBN: 0449906299
A long overdue book by a psychologist who has extensive clinical experience treating male victims of child sexual abuse, it explodes the myth that sexual abuse of male children is rare, or that the consequences are less serious than for girls. Hunter examines the physical and emotional impact of abuse on its victims and the factors affecting revovery. With personal case histories of victims and their families, this is a powerfully written and meticulously researched book that is a landmark in the field of child sexual abuse literature.
Friedman's Fables/With Discussion Questions
Friedman's Fables/With Discussion Questions
Hardcover      ISBN: 0898624401
Dr. Friedman has woven 24 illustrative tales that offer fresh perspectives on familiar human foibles and reflect the author's humor, pathos, and understanding. Friedman takes on resistance and other "demons" to show that neither insight, nor encouragement, nor intimidation can in themselves motivate an unmotivated person to change. These provocative tales playfully demonstrate that new ideas, new questions, and imagination, more than accepted wisdom, provide each of us with the keys to overcoming stubborn emotional barriers and facilitating real change both in ourselves and others. Sure to intrigue and inform, this book belongs in the resource library of public speakers, teachers, trainers, and clergy, as well as general readers.
Doing Psychotherapy
Doing Psychotherapy
Hardcover      ISBN: 0465016847
A practical guide to using the techniques of psychotherapy makes use of case studies to indicate approaches, identify mistakes, and illustrate theory
Being and the Meaning of Life
Being and the Meaning of Life
Paperback      ISBN: 0936713054
We live in a world of mystery, wonder, and beauty. But most of us seldom participate in this real world, being focused rather on the part that is mostly strife, suffering, or meaninglessness. This situation is basically due to our not realizing and living our full human potential. This potential can be actualized by the realization and development of the human essence. The human essence is the part of us that is innate and real, and which can participate in the real world. The Diamond Heart series is a transcription of talks given by the author in both California and Colorado, for several years. The purpose of the talks is to guide and orient individuals who are engaged in doing the difficult work of realization.
The Dance of Intimacy: A Woman's Guide to Courageous Acts of Change in Key Relationships
The Dance of Intimacy
A Woman's Guide to Courageous Acts of Change in Key Relationships
Paperback      ISBN: 006091646x
Focuses on the anxiety that is born of unhappy relationships--with a loved one, best friend, or family member--and offers advice on how to improve relations