Tavistock Relationships has a publishing arrangement with Phoenix Publishing House to produce the journal Couple and Family Psychoanalysis. The publication offers high standards, range of interests, and quality under the editorship of Molly Ludlam and the editorial board. It has continued to thrive since its previous publication by Karnac for the British Society of Couple Psychotherapists and Counsellors.
The journal’s brief is to promote the theory and practice of working with couple and family relationships from a psychoanalytic perspective. It seeks to provide a forum for disseminating current ideas and research and for developing clinical practice.
Reasons to subscribe to Couple and Family Psychoanalysis:
- An established journal, listed by PEP, bringing together the interests of all professionals who draw on psychoanalytic perspectives in their work with
couples and families.
- An international journal presenting ideas and experiences of clinical practitioners from around the world.
- An innovative journal, critically reviewing and discussing developments in practice, research, and literature, together with lively and topical book and
- A journal to enhance professional practice with authoritative articles from established as well as new authors in twice yearly issues. First time authors
are especially encouraged with advice on preparing papers for publication.
- A welcoming journal offering a forum for those seeking closer connection with others in their field.
March 2020 Edition (Click to reveal/hide)
Couple and Family Psychoanalysis: Volume 9 Number 2 – Special Issue: Winnicott
Editor: Molly Ludlam
– The first Mrs Winnicott and the second Mrs Winnicott: does psychoanalysis facilitate healthy marital choice? by Brett Kahr
– Responses to “The first Mrs Winnicott and the second Mrs Winnicott: does psychoanalysis facilitate healthy marital choice?” by Brett Kahr:
“Of the nature of a therapeutic act” by Jeremy Elkins
Thoughts on Winnicott’s childless state and its relation to his profound contributions to childhood development theory by Bernard Macleod
Wives and analysts: or, how Winnicott became Winnicott by Neil Vickers
D. W. Winnicott and the capacity to marry well by Lindsay Wells
On Winnicott’s marriages: a response by Brett Kahr
– The couple, the self, and the problem of the other by Angela Joyce
– Re-visioning creativity in couple psychoanalysis: the importance of Winnicott and Bollas in clinical practice by David Hewison
– Should “sensate focus” have a place in couple psychoanalytic psychotherapy? by Susan Pacey
– Celebrating a Persian Winnicott by Mahyar Alinaghi
Ruthless Winnicott: The Role of Ruthlessness in Psychoanalysis and Political Protest by Sally Swartz – Reviewed by Catriona Wrottesley
The Rough Patch. The Art of Living Together by Daphne de Marneffe – Reviewed by Christopher Clulow
Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy and the Avant-Garde Barbican Art Gallery – Reviewed by Martha Doniach
The Height of the Storm by Florian Zeller, directed by Jonathan Kent – Reviewed by Laura Gibbons