Literature for Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: middle
During the Long Case
There are some articles that you may find interesting. They will reflect some of the main challenges that one encounters when a bit settled in the therapeutic process.
- Melanie Klein and Contemporary Kleinian Theory A chapter from the excellent Stephen Mitchell’s book “Freud and Beyond” on Melanie Klein’s tradition that is very strong in British Object Relations school of psychoanalysis.
- Interpretation: The Past in the Present (1986) This paper by Ruth Riesenberg-Malcolm is a really good example of thinking of what it is that we do when making interpretations. Quite possibly the spirit, the principles from this paper may matter more than the examples of interpretations. As always is the case - one should not try to replicate the interpretations directly.