• Australasian Journal of Psychotherapy

    N° 1 & 2 | 2009


    Table of Contents 

    Editorial

    Andrew Leggett


    Correspondence

    Antoinette Ryan on Elisabeth Hanscombe’s ‘Life Writing and the Desire for Revenge: Mediating Object Relations’ AJP 28. 1&2: 41–54

    Elisabeth Hanscombe Response to Antoinette Ryan 


    Cover art

    Febe Zylstra

    Her World


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    Essays and Case Histories


    Ken Israelstam

    The Doubting Analyst’s Facilitation of a Creative Analytic Space


    Paul Schimmel­

    Psycho-Analysis: What is it and why is it hated?


    Toni Heron

    Psychotherapy with the Abused Child


    Annette McInerney, Penny Jools and Jan Williams

    The Therapist as a Person: Trauma and Psychic Pain in the Life and Work of a Therapist


    Andrew Leggett

    Establishing a Balint Group for mental health workers


    Michael G. Plastow

    A Response to Bruce Fink’s Fundamentals of Psychoanalytic Technique


    Amanda Dowd

    Backgrounds of beauty: explorations in the subtle geography of identity and the interrelationships between psyche and place


    Elisabeth Hanscombe

    Lost in Translation: Empathy, Language and the Impact of Migration


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    Poetry


    Ian McFarlane 

    Melancholia


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    Book Reviews


    Janet Sayers

    Freud’s Art—Psychoanalysis Retold

    Eugen Koh


    Karen Stagnitti and Rodney Cooper (Eds.)

    Play as Therapy: Assessment and Therapeutic Interventions

    Sally Young


    Brent Willock, Rebecca C. Curtis and Lori C. Bohm
    (Eds.) 

    Taboo or not Taboo: Forbidden Thoughts, Forbidden Acts in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

    Elisabeth Hanscombe


    David Malan and Patricia Coughlin Della Selva

    Lives Transformed: A Revolutionary Method of Dynamic Psychotherapy

    Don Meadows


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    Biographical notes