A Framework for the Imaginary: Clinical Explorations in Primitive States of Being
A depiction of one analyst's efforts to receive and respond to the vivid impressions of raw and sometimes unmentalized experiences, as highlighted in the therapeutic relationship. This book integrates the work of Klein, Winnicott, Bion and Tustin.
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