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  • Psychoanalytic Theory as Social Practice

    "Shifts in psychoanalytic theory and practice have occurred, in part, because of the inability of the classical (Freudian) model to provide a language that adequately captures deeply felt human values and beliefs."

  • Paradoxes of the Self

    "Moving back and forth between celebration of the private self and articulation of the impossibility of a one-person psychoanalysis, Modell’s quest to define the nature of the self has taken him from classical analytic theory, through Winnicott and object relations, to the philosophy of intersubjectivity and, in later years, to the work of infant researchers and neuroscientists."

  • Psychoanalytic Studies of Organizations

    Psychoanalytic Studies of Organizations

    "I suggest for those reading this review that there is an overarching theme present in the book – that of coping with, defending against, managing and containing anxiety. Each of the papers in its own way directly or indirectly addresses the anxiety organization members may feel in surrendering to an organization, and the often unpredictable, chaotic and even pathological nature of organizations that promotes anxiety."