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Readings for Your Future Reference



Martha Stark, MD / Faculty, Harvard Medical School


Aron, L. (1990). One person and two person psychologies and the method of psychoanalysis. Psychoanalytic Psychology 7(4):475-485.


Bollas, C. (1979). The transformational object. International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 60:97-107.


Casement, P. (1992). Forms of interactive communication. In Learning from the patient (pp. 64-86). New York, NY: Guilford Press.


Cooper, A. M. (1985). Chapter 1: A historical review of psychoanalytic paradigms. In A. Rothstein (Ed.) Models of the mind: Their relationships to Clinical Work (pp. 5-20). Madison, CT: International Universities Press.


Greenberg, J. (1986). Theoretical models and the analyst’s neutrality. Contemporary Psychoanalysis 22:87-106.


Hirsch, I. (1987). Varying modes of analytic participation. Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis 15(2):205-222.


Mitchell, S. (1988). Penelope’s loom: Psychopathology and the analytic process. In Relational Concepts in Psychoanalysis (pp. 271-294). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.


Ogden, T. (1982). The concept of projective identification. In Projective identification and psychotherapeutic technique (pp. 11-37). Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson Inc.


Schwaber, E. A. (1981). Narcissism, self psychology, and the listening perspective. Annual of Psychoanalysis 9:115-131.


Stark, M. (1994). Working with resistance. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson Inc.

Stark, M. (1994). A primer on working with resistance. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson Inc.


Stark, M. (1999). Modes of therapeutic action: Enhancement of knowledge, provision of experience, and engagement in relationship. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson Inc.


Stark, M. The transformative power of optimal stress: From cursing the darkness to lighting a candle (International Psychotherapy Institute eBook)., 2015.


Stark, M. Psychotherapeutic moments: Putting the words to music (International Psychotherapy Institute eBook)., 2015.


Stark, M. How does psychotherapy work? (International Psychotherapy Institute eBook)., 2016.


Stark, M. Relentless hope: The refusal to grieve (International Psychotherapy Institute eBook)., 2017.


Stark, M. A shattered heart, the private self, and a life unlived: An existential-humanistic approach to relentless despair (International Psychotherapy Institute eBook)., 2019.


Stark, M. Understanding life backward but living it forward (International Psychotherapy Institute eBook)., 2021.


Stolorow, R., Atwood, G. E., & Brandchaft, B. (1994). Principles of psychoanalytic exploration. In Psychoanalytic treatment: An intersubjective approach (pp. 1-14). Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson Inc.

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