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  • 1.Review of "Psychological Testing" by Anne Anastasi
    A 1954 review of this volume described it as a consideration of the principles of psychological testing, which employs examples of tests of general classification, aptitude and achievement, and ends with measures of personality characteristics ranging from inventories through projective techniques and situational tests.
    Review
  • 2.The Supervisory Alliance: Facilitating The Psychotherapist’s Learning Experience (Book Review)
    The first section addresses how to work with anxiety, transference, vulnerability, and superego issues. The authors explore topics such as models of supervision, perfectionism, narcissism, and personal experiences, and discuss how best to facilitate supervision and supervisee learning. In the second section the authors discuss how countertransference can be used to facilitate supervisee development, and inform both the supervisory relationship and treatment.
    Review (January 2011)
  • 3.The Human Spark: The Science of Human Development (Book Review)
    Jerome Kagan’s book questions popular conventions developmental psychology, such as the notion that past behavior in one setting is a good predictor of future behavior in a different setting.
    Review
  • 4.Transformative Relationships: The Control-Mastery Theory of Psychotherapy (Book Review)
    Based on his conviction that “relationships are inherently transformative and that the psychotherapeutic relationship is one particular type of relationship in which transformation is a primary goal,” editor Silberschatz emphasizes that control-mastery theory offers a “lucid, coherent, and powerful theory of the transformative process.”
    Review
  • 5.The Seduction Theory in the Twenty-First Century: Trauma, Fantasy and Reality (Book Review)
    Offers one opportunity to explore what is at stake with the seduction theory and the question of its contemporary relevance from a variety of perspectives. It is one go at making that landscape more clear. A deep engagement with the volume can help a reader understand better whether and how she or he wants to take a stand within it.
    Review (January 2011)
  • 6.The Dissociative Mind (Book Review)
    In The Dissociative Mind, Elizabeth Howell seeks to provide a more substantial integration between psychoanalysis and traumatology and provides a superb inquiry into the question of trauma, dissociation, psychopathology, and the theoretical frameworks that guide our conceptual formulations and modes of clinical practice.
    Review
  • 7.The Narcissistic/Borderline Couple: A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Marital Treatment (Book Review)
    In this original edition of her wonderfully insightful book, Dr. Joan Lachkar presents both a groundbreaking overview of psychoanalytic theory and an overview of the drama that occurs when two pathologies meet and marry.
    Review
  • 8.The Power of Witnessing: Reflections, Reverberations, and Traces of the Holocaust
    Batya Monder reviews a collection of essays edited by Nancy Goodman and Marilyn Meyers on the functions and power of witnessing in relation to collective trauma with a particular focus on the history of the Holocaust.
    Review
  • 9.Sex On The Couch: What Freud Has to Teach Us About Sex and Gender (Book Review)
    Aan extensive discussion of sexuality in its different forms, both real and imaginary. There are both real and the imaginary forms of sexual differentiation, and the distinction is not always easy to make; but what strikes the reader in Boothby’s book is the description of certain characterizations of how the two sexes differ in their behaviors; sometimes these two aspects of reality look like sketches or even caricatures of what it means to be male or female.
    Review
  • 10.The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph From the Frontiers of Science (Book Review)
    Doidge takes the reader by the hand and carefully explains that the brain can and does change throughout life. Contrary to the original belief that after childhood the brain begins a long process of decline, he shows us that our brains have the remarkable power to grow, change, overcome disabilities, learn, recover, and alter the very culture that has the potential to deeply affect human nature.
    Review (January 2011)
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