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This series of clinical seminars provides instruction in Contemporary London Kleinian psychoanalytic technique of working in the transference-countertransference dynamic with unconscious phantasy, Melanie Klein and Betty Joseph’s here-and-now total situation, Bion’s theory of thinking, establishing triangular space; paranoid-schizoid vs depressive positions, psychic vs external reality, omnipotent and paranoid defenses. 

Michael Feldman (M.R.C.P., M.Phil., F.R.C.Psych.) is a Distinguished Fellow of the British Psychoanalytical Society, where he is involved in teaching and supervision. He was previously a Consultant Psychotherapist and Chairman of the Psychotherapy Department at the Maudsley Hospital, the major psychiatric teaching hospital in London. He is also an Honorary Member of the Swedish, and the Danish Psychoanalytical Societies, and Visiting Professor, Psychoanalytical Centre of California. He conducts regular clinical seminars for psychoanalysts in London, and in Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Sweden, Portugal and Norway and Japan.  He has had many papers in peer-reviewed journals, and chapters in several books that have been translated into different languages. He co-edited (with Elizabeth Bott Spillius) ‘Psychic Equilibrium and Psychic Change’, selected papers of Betty Joseph, which has been widely translated and quoted.A collection of his own papers was published by Routledge under the title ‘Doubt, Conviction and the Analytic Process.


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