Paediatric psychoanalyst Donald W. Winnicott is widely recognized as a remarkable clinician. Deprivation, regression, play, antisocial tendencies and "the use of the object" are part of the many clinical conceptions he conceived, and here Laura Dethiville explains each in a clear and precise way, highlighting Winnicott’s originality and enduring relevance. The Clinic of Donald W. Winnicott offers all readers a glimpse of what Winnicott brings to the understanding of the human being, and will appeal to students new to his work, as well as practitioners looking for a concise overview of his work.
Table of Contents
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
INTRODUCTION Winnicott and his clinic
CHAPTER ONE Therapeutic Consultation
CHAPTER TWO The squiggle
CHAPTER THREE The father
CHAPTER FOUR The family
CHAPTER FIVE Antisocial tendency and deprivation
CHAPTER SIX Aggression and destructiveness
CHAPTER SEVEN Adolescence
CHAPTER EIGHT Regression
CHAPTER NINE The area of playing in the cure
About the Author
Laura Dethiville, psychoanalyst, member of the Society of Freudian Psychoanalysis (SPF), has been leading a seminar on Winnicott for 20 years. Her previous work includes Donald W. Winnicott: A New Approach.