Slouching Towards Bethlehem

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Other Press, LLC, 2000 - Psychology - 200 pages
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Filled with clinical vignettes that bring her writings to life, the book cognently addresses such disparate topics as diagnosis, the superego, and silence, as well as the important of spirituality. The title essay, which opens the book, is justly famous–a close analysis of an apparently hopeless, elderly patient, Coltart's dramatic intervention, and the remarkable resluts of the case.

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Nina Coltart

Deeply admired for her direct, honest, moving, and illuminating work, Nina Coltart is a highly regarded member of the British psychoanalytic community. In her talks and essays, she explores the parameters of the psychoanalytic relationship against a background of broader issues in morality and culture. Offering her insights to a North American audience for the first time, this volume is an outgrowth of her vast experience as a psychoanalyst, teacher, and consultant.

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