IAPSP Authors Recent Publications

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TOM GREENSPON: has published the following article:
Greenspon, T.S. (2014). Is there an antidote to perfectionism?. Psychology In The Schools, 51,(9), 986-998.
Written by invitation for a special issue on the topic for school psychologists, rather than for a specifically psychoanalytic audience, this paper nevertheless outlines a contemporary relational (phenomenological contextualist) analytic sensibility concerning the meaning and developmental origins of perfectionism. Based on this, an antidote to perfectionism - an approach to moving past it - is outlined.

ROBERT D. STOLOROW: has published "Intersubjective-systems theory: A phenomenological-contextualist psychoanalytic perspective", in Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 23:383-389. (2013)

ROBERT D. STOLOROW: has published "Heidegger and post-Cartesian psychoanalysis". In The Bloomsbury Companion to Heidegger, ed. F. Raffoul & E. Nelson. London, UK: Bloomsbury Academic, pp. 451-458. (2013)

ROBERT D. STOLOROW AND GEORGE E. ATWOOD: Robert D. Stolorow's and George E. Atwood's article, "The tragic and the metaphysical in philosophy and psychoanalysis," was published in the 100th anniversary issue of The Psychoanalytic Review (2013, 100: 405-421).

MAGGIE BAKER, PH.D: "Money issues are still the 800-pound gorilla in many a room, keeping people from being honest with themselves, family members, friends or a counselor," says Maggie Baker, Ph.D. "Rarely do we acknowledge the cauldron of emotions that seethe around dealing with money." In 'Crazy About Money: How Emotions Confuse Our Money Choices and What to Do About It', (Holistic Wealth Press, 2011, $14.95), Dr. Baker helps readers turn down the heat on that cauldron by learning why they act the way they do around money. For more information or to purchase a copy of 'Crazy About Money: How Emotions Confuse Our Money Choices and What to Do About It', visit Amazon.com or maggiebakerphd.com.

BEATRICE BEEBE, PH.D: The book, Mothers, Infants and Young Children of September 11, 2001: A Primary Prevention Project [Paperback], Beatrice Beebe (Editor), Phyllis Cohen (Editor), K. Mark Sossin(Editor), Sara Markese (Editor) is now available on Amazon at: Amazon (link).

ELIZABETH E. BADER: Elizabeth Bader's article, "Self, Identity and the IDR Cycle: Understanding the Deeper Meaning of "Face" in Mediation," was published in December in the International Journal of Applied Psychoanalytic Studies. Bader's article is the first to identify the IDR Cycle, the cycle of self-inflation, deflation and realistic resolution that typically occurs during the mediation and negotiation of conflict. The article can be found at onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/aps.295/abstract

ELIZABETH E. BADER: Elizabeth Bader's article, "The Psychology of Mediation: Issues of Self and Identity and the IDR Cycle," was published in the Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal. A copy of the article can be found at the following link: www.elizabethbader.com/SelfandIdentity.pdf

ELIZABETH E. BADER: Elizabeth Bader's articles, "The Psychology Of Mediation, Part I: The Mediator's Issues Of Self And Identity," and "The Psychology of Mediation (II): The IDR Cycle, A New Model For Understanding Mediation" have been published on mediate.com. See:
The Psychology Of Mediation, Part I: The Mediator's Issues Of Self And Identity
The Psychology of Mediation (II): The IDR Cycle, A New Model For Understanding Mediation

THOMAS GREENSPON: Moving Past Perfect: How Perfectionism May Be Holding Back Your Kids (and You!) and What You Can Do About It. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing. This is an update of my 2002 book, Freeing Our Families From Perfectionism. It's for parents and teachers, and for mental health professionals working with couples and families. In non-technical language, it lays out a contextualist view of the origins of perfectionism and an empathic, dialogic approach to a recovery process. The book is available at retail outlets or online at this link.

THOMAS GREENSPON: I have published a handbook chapter which may be of interest to some in IAPSP. Although not written for an analytic audience, but rather for school counselors, it is an approach to the topic of perfectionism based on principles of contextualism and intersubjective systems theory. I presented on this topic at IAPSP in 2008. Here is the reference:
Greenspon, T.S. (2011). Perfectionism: A counselor's role in a recovery process. IN: Tracy Cross, Ph.D. & Jennifer Riedl Cross, Ph.D. (Eds). The Handbook for Counselors Serving Students With Gifts and Talents: Development, Relationships, School Issues, and Counseling Needs/Interventions. Waco TX: Prufrock Press.
It is available (expensively) at: Amazon (link).

JOHN H. RIKER: Why It Is Good to Be Good: Ethics, Kohut's Self Psychology, and Modern Society (Jason Aronson, 2010).
In this book I show why self psychology offers the only viable naturalistic account of human nature that can give us good personal reasons for why we should become ethical persons. I also show how Kohut's notion of the self relates to key figures in the history of philosophy (esp. Plato, Aristotle, Hegel, Nietzsche, and Heidegger) and how modernity's misunderstanding of the self has led to its undermining the necessary social conditions for the development and sustenance of selves. The book concludes with a number of suggestions as to how to transform contemporary social practices on the basis of a self psychological understanding of human nature.

ROBERT D STOLOROW: announces the publication of his new book, World, Affectivity, Trauma: Heidegger and Post-Cartesian Psychoanalysis (Routledge, 2011). The book is available online from Routledge (click here)

ROGER FRIE AND WILLIAM COBURN: announce the publication of their book, Persons In Context: The Challenge of Individuality in Theory and Practice (Routledge, 2010).

ROBERT D STOLOROW: Robert D. Stolorow's article, "Heidegger's Nietzsche, the Doctrine of Eternal Return, and the Phenomenology of Human Finitude," is published in the Journal of Phenomenological Psychology, Vol. 41, 2010, pp. 106-114.

DONNA ORANGE: has a new book out: Thinking for Clinicians: Philosophical Resources for Contemporary Psychoanalysis and the Humanistic Psychotherapies (Paperback), Routledge, 2009.

NANCY VANDERHEIDE: announces the publication of the book she co-edited with Bill Coburn called: Self and Systems: Explorations in Contemporary Self Psychology. It has papers by a number of people like Jim Fosshage, Doris Brothers, Judy Teicholz and others.

SUE-ELLEN BROWN: Sue-Ellen Brown, Psy.D. has published Brown, S. E. (2007) Companion animals as selfobjects. Anthrozoos, 20 (4), 329-343. and a second article: Brown, S. E. (2004). The human-animal bond and self psychology: Toward a new understanding. Society & Animals, 12 (1), 67-86.

CHRISTINE KIEFFER: Christine C. Kieffer"s, Ph.D., ABPP paper, On Siblings: Mutual Regulation and Mutual Recognition was accepted for publication in the 2008 issue of The Annual of Psychoanalysis, V. 36, an issue on Child and Adolescent Psychoanalysis, In press.

DORIS SILVERMAN & RUTH GRUENTHAL: A paper by Doris Silverman and Ruth Gruenthal titled, Enhancing Clinical Analytic Work, was published in a special issue of The Psychoanalytic Review, 2008, V. 5 , on "The psychoanalyst's intentions."

BEATRICE BEEBE: Beebe, B., Jaffe, J., Buck, K., Chen, H., Cohen, P., Feldstein, S., & Andrews, H. (2008). Six-week postpartum maternal depressive symptoms and 4-month mother-infant self- and interactive contingency. Infant Mental Health Journal, 29(5), 442-471. Beebe, B., Jaffe, J., Buck, K., Chen, H., & Cohen, P. (2007). Six-week postpartum maternal self-criticism and dependency and 4-month mother-infant self- and interactive contingencies. Developmental Psychology, 43(6), 1360-1376. Beebe, B. (2005). Mother-infant research informs mother-infant treatment. Psychoanalytic Study of the Child, 60, 6-46.

SANDY SHAPIRO: Sandy Shapiro's book, "Talking With Patients: A Self Psychological View" has now been reprinted in a Revised Edition. The forward to the new edition is: "In the twelve years since Talking With Patients was published, contributions from Relational Psychoanalysis and from neuroscience have been integrated into much of the work done by self psychologists. The relational focus on the impact of the treatment relationship on the psychoanalytic process, while implicit in self psychology, is now being made explicit in this book. The concept of implicit memory, a contribution from neuroscience, has opened the door to new ways of understanding and dealing with patients who were severely abused as children. I discuss how we are guided by non-verbal cues as much as by verbal ones. I also continue to expand on the idea that therapists learn how to do therapy as much from their patients as from supervisors or theories." The book is available online at Amazon (click here)

RONALD LEE: Ronald Lee co-authored Psychotherapy After Kohut (Analytic Press) in 1991, has co-authored an advanced textbook, Five Kohutian Postulates: Psychotherapy Theory from an Empathic Perspective. (Aronson). Publication date: December, 2008. About this book Arnold Goldberg writes: "Anyone looking for a thorough and comprehensive review of psychoanalytic self psychology need search no further. The authors of "Five Kohutian Postulates" have clearly combed the literature of self psychology, followed every tributary that might make the principles of self psychology more coherent and relevant and buttressed their own conclusions with clinical examples that are both interesting and intriguing Although self psychology has long left behind a single and/or singular set of ideas, Lee, Roundtree and McMahon allow the reader enough latitude to both agree and disagree so that one can readily grasp how the self psychology of today is a complex gathering of ideas resting upon a set of firm guiding principles presented by these authors."

HOWARD BAKER & SCOTT JONES: Baker and Scott presented a paper, "Adding a Spiritual Dimension to the Biopsychosocial Model: Psychoanalysis, Kohut, Schleiermacher, Buber and Marcel," at the Annual Meeting of the Metanexus Institute in Madrid in July, 2008. Available online http://www.metanexus.net/Magazine/tabid/68/id/10430/Default.aspx. The paper was chosen for publication in the international journal "Transdisciplinarity in Religion and Science" and will appear in 2009.

DONNA ORANGE: "Beyond Postmodernism: Extending the Reach of Psychoanalysis," with Roger Frie. A group of eminent interdisciplinary scholars elaborate and clarify aspects of the postmodern turn in psychoanalysis, show its effects on clinical theory and practice, and suggest directions for theory and practice beyond postmodernism. "Thinking for Clinicians: Philosophical Resources for Contemporary Psychoanalysis and the Humanistic Psychotherapies," This book attempts to persuade clinicians that thinking is important to our work, to engage clinicians in reading philosophy, and to provide enough access to get started. In addition, there is a new webcast of a lecture I recently gave at the New School. It is entitled "Beyond Instinct and Intellect" and may interest people who want to know more about Emmanuel Levinas. It can be reached by googling "for a tv new school." This lecture considers what it might mean to think and practice psychoanalysis in a phenomenological spirit. I think it means at least three important things: 1) a focus on lived experience that leaves aside, "brackets", or suspends our interest in categories, dualisms, and in the "facts" studied by the natural sciences; 2) viewing relatedness as our primary human situation, and specifically I-You relatedness as the condition for the possibility of agentic subjectivity or even for the minimal subjectivity, or first-personness, of experience; 3) embracing the indispensible asymmetry of our work that leads phenomenological psychoanalysts and therapists to live out the quiet displine of placing ourselves in the background.

LEE MIRIAM WHITMAN-RAYMOND: My poetry book is going into a second edition. It contains a long poem about therapy, as a dialogue between therapist and patient. The book is called The light on our faces and other poems, and will be available from Pleasure Boat Studio and www.amazon.com shortly. Also, I am giving a paper at the American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work in NYC called What I Learned from Theseus: Recognition and the development of self in a post-modern world. It has also been published in the IJPSP, 4(1) January 2009.

HENRY FRIEDMAN: "When Interpretation Derails the Patient: The Negative Impact of Certain Misuses of the Unconscious" in The American Journal of Psychoanalysis, 2008, 68, (209-218).

JOE PALOMBO: I would like to alert you to the forthcoming publication in late May 2009 of my book Guide to Psychoanalytic Developmental Theory, co-authored with Harold Bendicsen and Barry Koch to be published by Springer Press. Available at Amazon.com or for more information, use this link to Springer Publications: http://www.springer.com/psychology/book/978-0-387-88454-7?details

JUDY GUSS TELCHOLTZ: Teicholz, J.G. (2009). A strange convergence: Postmodern theory, infant research, and psychoanalysis. In Beyond Postmodernism: New Dimensions In Clinical Theory and Practice, eds. R. Frie & D. Orange. New York: Routledge, pp. 69-91. Teicholz, J.G. (2009). My relational self psychology. In Annals of the New York Academy of Science, eds. W. Coburn & N. Vanderheide. Teicholz, J. G. (accepted). The quintessential searcher: A review of Frank M. Lachmann's Transforming Narcissism: Reflections on Empathy, Humor, and Expectations. IJPSP.



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