These selected papers from the 2014 7th International Conference on the Work of Frances Tustin amplify and extend her contributions to the study and treatment of autism, autistic spectrum disease and autistic defenses and enclaves in non-autistic patients. It offers readers a contribution to the understanding and treatment of primitive mental states and primitive character disorders.
About the Editors:
Howard B. Levine is a member of the faculty at the Psychoanalytic Institute of New England East, a member of the faculty and supervising analyst at the Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis, and is in private practice in Brookline, Massachusetts. He is a founding member of the Group for the Study of Psychoanalytic Process and the Boston Group for Psychoanalytic Studies, Inc.
David Power is a founding member of the Boston Group for Psychoanalytic Studies and Past President, Supervisory and Teaching Analyst at the Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis. He maintains a private practice in psychoanalysis, psychotherapy and supervision in Cambridge, Massachusetts.