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Live Company: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with Autistic, Borderline, Deprived and Abused Children
Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction: Modern Developments in Psychoanalysis. The Long Fall. Vegetable Life and Awakenings. Becoming Vertebrate. Growth of a Mind: The Function of Reclamation.Expand
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The Thinking Heart: Three Levels of Psychoanalytic Therapy with Disturbed Children
How do we talk about feelings to children who are cut off from feeling? How do we raise hope and a sense of safety in despairing and terrified children without offering false hope? How do we reachExpand
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Levels of analytic work and levels of pathology: The work of calibration
  • A. Alvarez
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The International journal of psycho-analysis
  • 1 August 2010
This paper identifies three points on a continuum of levels of analytic work and levels of meaning. The thinking arose out of many years of work with autistic and borderline children, who were notExpand
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Some questions concerning states of fragmentation: unintegration, under-integration, disintegration, and the nature of early integrations
Abstract The paper attempts some clarifications and differentiations concerning (1) Bick's classic distinction between states of helpless unintegration and states of defensive disintegration; (2) theExpand
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The Importance of Play: A Child Psychotherapist's View
The authors examine the historical framework within which child psychotherapists have used play. They discuss developments in theory and technique influenced by advances in psychoanalytic thinking,Expand
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