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.
Summer 2020 Special Edition (Click to reveal/hide)
Couple and Family Psychoanalysis: Volume 10 Number 1 – Special Issue: Musical Connections
Editor: Christopher Clulow
Couple and Family Psychoanalysis is an international journal sponsored by The Tavistock Institute of Medical Psychology, which aims to promote the theory and practice of working with couple and family relationships from a psychoanalytic perspective.
The journal board have put together a Spotify playlist to accompany this special issue on musical connections – click here to enjoy!
– Three musical love letters by Molly Ludlam
– To live for you! To die for you! Some observations on Gustav Mahler’s marriage and his experience of meeting Freud by Anthony Cantle
– Contessa perdono! Mozartian sexual betrayal and forgiveness by Francis Grier
– Harmony of the spheres: musical elements of couple communication by Judith Pickering
– “I’ve got you under my skin”: borderline states in couple relationships by Perrine Moran
– Blue heaven: jazz as connector and disrupter in family and community relationships by Christopher Clulow
– Jazz, dementia, and moments of meeting by Kate White
– The woman who could not sing “Happy Birthday”: couple psychoanalysis at the baby grand piano by Brett Kahr
– Music therapy with couples and families in the United Kingdom: a review by Amita Sehgal
– A Couple State of Mind: Psychoanalysis of Couples and the Tavistock Relationships Model by Mary Morgan – Reviewed by Jill Savege Scharff
– Art Therapy in the Early Years: Therapeutic Interventions with Infants, Toddlers and Their Families edited by Julia Meyerowitz-Katz and Dean Reddick – Reviewed by Bridget Grant
– Company by Stephen Sondheim and George Furth, directed by Marianne Elliott – Reviewed by Philip Cowan, Carolyn Pape Cowan, Christopher Clulow, and Pamela Clulow
– A Late Quartet directed by Yaron Zilberman – Reviewed by Caroline Medawar