In his latest book Christopher Bollas uses detailed studies of real clinical practice to illuminate a theory of psychoanalysis which privileges the human impulse to question. From earliest childhood to the end of our lives, we are driven by this impulse in its varying forms, and "The Infinite Question" ...Show more
Whether you're 9 or 99, everyone has scary dreams. Most of us think of nightmares as an inevitable but unfortunate part of our sleeping life. What we're overlooking is the opportunity they offer to learn more about ourselves and to find creative solutions to problems affecting our waking hours. "The Nig ...Show more
Including papers on the dream space and countertransference, the dream space, the analytic situation and eating disorders, dreams of borderline patients and the 'oracle' in dreams: the past and the future in the present.
A comprehensive dreamwork methodology including thirty-seven dreamwork techniques, that integrates psychological, spiritual, historical and theological perspectives.
Why is dreaming the mind's single most important psychoanalytic activity? "This Art of Psychoanalysis" offers a unique perspective on psychoanalysis that features a new way of conceptualizing the role of dreaming in human psychology. Thomas Ogden's thinking has been at the cutting edge of psychoanalysis ...Show more
We all recognise the importance of a good night's sleep on a regular basis, but a significant number of New Zealanders suffer from a sleeping disorder of some kind. Help is at hand in this practical book which provides straightforward advice on how to develop good sleeping habits. Compulsory reading for ...Show more
Category: Clinical Psychology
The twenty-first century could well be Jung's century, just as the twentieth century was Freud's. Jung predicted the demise of secular humanism and claimed we would search for alternatives to science, atheism and reason. We would experience a new and even unfashionable appetite for the sacred. Educated ...Show more
According the the poet Elias Canetti, "All the things one has forgotten/scream for help in dreams". To the ancient Egyptians they were prophecies, and in world folklore they have often marked visitations from the dead. For Freud they were expressions of "wish fulfillment", and for Jung, symbolic represe ...Show more
The power of a bedtime story is undeniable - to soothe away the troubles of the day, while preparing the way for another night's dreams to follow. Clarissa Pinkola Estes gathers the stories most treasured as healing companions at bedsides around the world with Bedtime Stories. This is an all-new collect ...Show more
Drawing from a rich understanding of dreaming in culture, history, psychology, and modern dream study, Kelly Bulkeley and Patricia Bulkley's "Dreaming Beyond Death" explicitly addresses three common aspects of pre-death dreams and offers interpretations that will aid both dying persons and their caregiv ...Show more
Category: Inspirational Poems & Stories
The world has never been more connected, yet people are lonelier than ever. Whether we feel unworthy, alienated, or anxious about our place in the world -- the absence of belonging is the great silent wound of our times. Most people think of belonging as a mythical place, and they spend a lifetime searc ...Show more