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Frank Lachmann

Frank M. Lachmann, Ph.D. is a teacher, supervisor and member of the Founding Faculty of the Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity, New York; and a Clinical Assistant Professor, in the NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. He is author or co-author of more than 150 journal publications. He is co-author with Joe Lichtenberg and Jim Fosshage of four books including: A Spirit of Inquiry: Communication in Psychoanalysis (Analytic Press, 2002), and Psychoanalysis and Motivational Systems: A New Look (Routledge, 2010}. With Beatrice Beebe he wrote Infant Research and Adult Treatment: Co-Constructing Interactions (Analytic Press, 2002) and The Origins of Attachment (Routledge, 2014). He is sole author of Transforming Aggression: Psychotherapy with the Difficult-to-Treat Patient (Aronson, 2000) and Transforming Narcissism: Reflections on Empathy, Humor, and Expectations (Analytic Press, 2008). Pat Ogden


Past and present Confer events
The Applications of Attachment Theory to Psychotherapy
Online module

Character Pathology - Working with the Difficult-to-Treat Patient
Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 June 2015







Book of the Month
Neville Symington
A Different Path: An Emotional Autobiography


"Our human task is to be lived by Life. Life as a transcendent principle. It seems to me that a reliable test of whether we have lived worthwhile lives is this: is the world a better place for my having lived in it?". Neville Symington has written a dozen books about psychoanalysis but this one is different from all the others...
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Helen Fisher: The brain in love

Why do we crave love so much, even to the point that we would die for it? To learn more about our very real, very physical need for romantic love, Helen Fisher and her research team took MRIs of people in love and people who had just been dumped... view...

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The Latest Neuroimaging Findings in Borderline Personality Disorder

Altered function in neurotransmitter systems including the serotonin, glutamate, and GABA systems was observed in patients with BPD... read more...