Victor Schermer

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Bion and Group Psychotherapy

Edited by Malcolm Pines
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Wilfred Bion's synthesis of the approach of classical psychoanalysis based on the individual with that of group dynamics has been of enduring influence. The contributors to this volume examine his theories and demonstrate that a later generation is still actively working with the implications of Bion's writings.

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Group Psychotherapy of the Psychoses

Concepts, Interventions and Contexts

Foreword by Howard Kibel; Edited by Malcolm Pines and Victor Schermer
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Arguing that group psychotherapy is a particularly effective method of treatment for psychotic patients, Group Psychotherapy of the Psychoses draws together the world's leading exponents in a comprehensive exploration of theory and practice. The contributors consider the development of the study of psychosis as well as the more recent ...

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Spirit and Psyche

A New Paradigm for Psychology, Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book explores the expanding literature on spirituality as an important dimension of psychology, and explains the relationship between psychological treatment and spiritual healing. The author examines ideas from religious traditions, and considers their implications for psychotherapy and personal growth.

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Traumatic Experience in the Unconscious Life of Groups

The Fourth Basic Assumption: Incohesion: Aggregation/Massification or (ba) I:A/M

By Earl Hopper; Foreword by Malcolm Pines
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Working within the traditions of Bion, Turquet, Foulkes and Pines, and drawing on concepts and data from psychoanalysis, group analysis and sociology, this volume develops Earl Hopper's theory of the fourth basic assumption in the unconscious life of groups and group-like social systems within a social, cultural and political context.

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