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IJP Collection of Published Book Reviews

All of these (about 60) published Book Reviews are available here -
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Mick Cooper. Existential Therapies (2nd Ed.). Sage, 2017. Reviewed by John Rowan: Vol. 21, No. 3, p. 70: Available as a free PDF download here.

Ann Diamond Weinstein. Prenatal Development and Parents' Lived Experiences: How early events shape or psychophysiology and relationships. W.W. Norton, 2016. Reviewed by John Rowan: Vol. 21, No. 3, p. 701: Available as a free PDF download here.

Lynne Murray. The Psychology of Babies: How relationships support developmen from birth to two.  Constable & Robinson, 2014. Reviewed by John Rowan: Vol. 21, No. 3, p. 72: Available as a free PDF download here.

Reinhard T. Krüger. Störungsspezifische Psychodramatherapie: Theorie und Praxis [Disorder-Specific Psychodrama Therapy: Theory & Practice].  Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2015. Reviewed by Dr. Günter Büchner: Vol. 21, No. 2, p. 105, Available as a free PDF download here.

Mary Helen Immordino-Young.  Emotions, Learning and the Brain: Exploring the educational implications of affective neuroscience.  W.W. Norton, 2016. Reviewed by Lony Schiltz: Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 64-65, Available as a free PDF download here.

Anne Kearns (Ed.). The Mirror Crack'd: When good enough therapy goes wrong and other cautionary tales for humanistic practitioners. Routledge, 2004. Reviewed by Cathy Lasher: Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 66-67, Available as a free PDF download here.

Sebern F. Fisher (Ed.). Neurofeedback in the Treatment of Developmental Trauma: Calming the Fear-Driven Brain. W.W. Norton, 2014. Reviewed by Cathy Lasher: Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 66-67, Available as a free PDF download here.

Andrew Reeves. An Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy: From theory into practice. Sage Publications, 2013. Reviewed by Anders Draeby Sørenson: Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 81-82. Available as a free PDF download here.

Darren Langdridge. Existential Counselling and Psychotherapy. Sage Publications, 2013. Reviewed by Anders Draeby Sørenson: Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 82-84.  Available as a free PDF download here.

Paul Frewin & Ruth Lanius. Healing the Traumatised Self: Consciousness, Neuroscience, Treatment. W.W. Norton, 2015. Reviewed by Annalisa Borundii: Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 84-85.  Available as a free PDF download here.

Susan Borkin. The Healing Power of Writing: A Therapist's Guide to Using Journaling with Clients. W.W. Norton, 2013. Reviewed by Karen Holford: Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 89-90. Available as a free PDF download here.

Ritva Laaksonen & Mervi Ranta (Eds.). Introduction to Neuropsychotherapy: Guidelines for Rehabilitation for Rehabilitation of Neurological and Neuropsychiatric Patients throughout the lifespan. Karnac Books, 2013. Reviewed by Gloria Onwuneme. Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 88-89. Available as a free PDF download here.

Theodor Itten & Ron Roberts. The New Politics of Experience and the Bitter Herbs. PCCS Books, 2014. Reviewed by Brian Evans. Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 87-88. Available as a free PDF download here.

Del Loewenthal (Ed.). Phototherapy and Therapeutic Photography in a Digital Age. Routledge, 2013. Reviewed by Snezana Milenkovic. Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 84-86. Available as a free PDF download here.

Peter Randall. The Psychology of Feeling Sorry: The weight of the soul. Routledge, 2010. Reviewed by Alan Ludmila. Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 82-84. Available as a free PDF download here.

Daniel Hughes. 8 Keys to Building Your Best Relationships. W.W. Norton, 2013. Reviewed by Enver Cesko: Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 80-81. Available as a free PDF download here.

Nossrat Peseschkian. Positive Psychotherapy In Psychosomatic Medicine: A transcultural and interdisciplinary approach examining 40 Disorders. Peseschkian Foundation, 2013. Reviewed by Enver Çesko: Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 59-60. Available as a free PDF download here.

Barnaby B. Barratt. The Emergence of Somatic Psychology and Bodymind Therapy. Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. Reviewed by Theodor Itten: Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 57-59. Available as a free PDF download here.

Sabine Wilhelm, Katherine A. Phillips and Gail Steketee. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Body Dysmorphic Disorder: A treatment manual. Guilford Press, 2013. Reviewed by Richard Hallam: Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 56-57. Available as a free PDF download here.

Mona deKoven Fishbane Loving with the Brain in Mind: Neurobiology and Couples Therapy. W.W. Norton, 2013. Reviewed by Karen Holford: Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 54-55. Available as a free PDF download here.

Jon Frederickson Co-creating Change: Effective Dynamic Therapy Techniques. Seven Leaves Press (2013). Reviewed by Loray Dawes: Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 52-54. Available as a free PDF download here.

James Hillman & Sonu Shamdasani. Lament of the Dead: Psychology after Jung's Red Book. W.W. Norton, 2013. Reviewed by Theodor Itten: Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 59-62. Available as a free PDF download here.

Arthur Becker Weidman, Lois Ehrmann & Denise H. LeBow. The Attachment Therapy Companion: Key Practices for treating children and families. W.W. Norton, 2012. Reviewed by Brion Sweeney: Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 57-59. Available as a free PDF download here.

John Read & Jacquie Dillon (Eds.) Models of Madness: Psychological, Social and Biological Approaches to Psychosis (2nd Ed.). Routledge, 2013. Reviewed by  Courtenay Young & Theodor Itten:  Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 46-56. Available as a free PDF download here.

Seymour Hoffman & Frumi Gottlieb (Eds.) Psychotherapy of Ultra-orthodox Patients: Case Studies. Golden Sky Books (2012). Reviewed by Sivan Shragay (in English & Hebrew): Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 83-84. Available as a free PDF download here.

Cathy Malchiodi (Ed.) Art Therapy and Health Care. Guildford Press, 2013. Reviewed by Beverley A'Court: Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 83-86. Available as a free PDF download here.

Brent Potter. Elements of Self-Destruction. Karnac Books, 2013. Reviewed by Theodor Itten: Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 101-103. Available as a free PDF download here.

Daniel Cohen. Freud on Coke. Cutting Edge Press, 2001. Reviewed by Courtenay Young: Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 85-88. Available as a free PDF download here.

Anita Reicher-Rossler. (Ed.) Psychische Erkrankungen in Schwangerschaft und Stillzeit (Psychic Disorders in Pregnancy & Breastfeeding). Karger, Basel. Reviewed by Götz Egloff: Vol. 17, No. 1, p. 89-90. Available as a free PDF download here in German & English.

A.P. Tom Ormay. The Social Nature of Persons: One Person is No Person. Karnac Books, 2012. Reviewed by Theodor Itten: Vol. 16, No. 3, p. 91-3. Available as a free PDF download here.

Hermann Lang. Die struktale Triade und die Entstehung früher Störungen. Klett-Cotta Verlag, 2012. Reviewed by Götz Egloff: Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 93-95. Available as a free PDF download (in German & English) here.

Ron Roberts. Real to Reel - Psychiatry at the Cinema. PCCS Books, 2011. Reviewed by Theodor Itten: Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 87-88. Available as a free PDF download here.

Lisbeth Marcher & Sonja Fich. Body Encyclopedia: A Guide to the Psychological Functions of the Muscular System. North Atlantic Books, 2010. Reviewed by Ian Macnaughton: Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 88-89. Available as a free PDF download here.

Theodore Itten. Rage: Managing an Explosive Emotion. Libri Publishing, 2011. Reviewed by Barbara Fitzgerald: Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 89-91. Available as a free PDF download here.

Seymour Hoffman: Two are Better than One: Case Studies of Brief Effective Therapy. Mondial, 2011. Reviewed by Joshua Werblowsky: Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 94-95. Available as a free PDF download here.

Courtenay Young: Help Yourself Towards Mental Health. Karnac Books, 2010. Reviewed by Theodor Itten: Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 82-84. Available as a free PDF download here.

Judy Schreiber-Mosher: Tincture of Time: Living through Grief to Hope. Soteria Press, 2010. Reviewed by Theodor Itten: Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 82-83. Available as a free PDF download here.

Sonu Shamdasani (Ed.). C.G. Jung's The Red Book. W.W. Norton, 2009. Reviewed by Theodor Itten (in English & German): Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 111-115. Available as a free PDF download here.

Vita Heinrich-Clauer (Ed.). Handbuch Bioenergetische Analyse. Psychosozial-Verlag, 2008. Reviewed by Theodor Itten (in German & English). Vol 13, No 3, pp. 91-93. Available as a free PDF download here.

Heward Wilkinson. The Muse as Therapist: A New Poetic Paradigm for Psychotherapy. Karnac Books, 2008. Reviewed by Theodor Itten: Vol 13, No 2, pp. 74-75. Available as a free PDF download here.

Theodor Itten. Jähzorn: Psychotherapeutische Antworten auf ein unberechenbares Gefühl. Springer, 2007. Reviewed by Eva Jaeggi (in German & English). Vol 13, No 2, pp. 76-78. Available as a free PDF download here.

Gustl Marlock & Halko Weiss (Hgs).: Handbuch der Körperpsychotherapie. Schattauer, 2006. Reviewed by Theodor Itten (in German & English): Vol 13, No 1, pp. 81-83. Available as a free PDF download here.

Jenny Pearson (Ed.). The Analyst of the Imagination: The life and work of Charles Rycroft. Karnac, 2004. Reviewed by Theodor Itten: Vol 12, No 3, pp. 77-78. Available as a free PDF download here.

Linda Hopkins. False Self: The life of Masud Khan. Other Press, 2006. Reviewed by Theodor Itten: Vol 12, Vol 3, pp. 78-80. Available as a free PDF download here.

C. Ransley & T. Spy (Eds.). Forgivemness and the Healing Process: A central therapeutic concern. Brunner-Routledge, 2004. Reviewed by Pablo Van Schravendyk: Vol. 11, No 3, pp. 71-2. Available as a free PDF download here.

John Birtchell: Relating in Psychotherapy: The application of a new theory. Brunner-Routledge, 2002. Reviewed by Stephanie Davis: Vol 11, No. 3, pp. 72-4. Available as a free PDF download here.

Lewis Aron & Frances Sommer Anderson (Eds.). Relational Perspectives on the Body. Analytic Press, 2000. Reviewed by Courtenay Young: Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 81-82. Available as a free PDF download here.

Paul Gordon & Rosalind Mayo. Between Psychotherapy and Philosophy: Essays from the Philadephia Association. Whurr Publishers, 2004. Reviewed by Judy Yellin: Vol 10, No 3, pp. 81-83. Available as a free PDF download here.

Katie Kauffman & Caroline New. Co-Counselling: The theory and practice of Re-evaluation Counselling.
Brunner-Routledge, 2004. Reviewed by Stan Grant: Vol 10, No 3, pp. 83-85. Available as a free PDF download here.

Lesley Caldwell (Ed.). Sex and Sexuality - Winnicottian Perspectives. Karnac Books, 2005. Reviewed by Judy Yellin: Vol 10, No 3, pp. 85-89. Available as a free PDF download here.

Penny Rawson. Graffling with Grief - A Guide for the Bereaved. Karnac Books, 2005. Reviewed by Geri Dogmetchi: Vol 10, No 1, pp. 53, plus
Susan Lendrum & Gabriella Syme. Gift of Tears (2nd Ed) - A practical approach to bereavement in counselling and psychotherapy. Brunner-Routledge, 2004. Reviewed by Geri Dogmetchi: Vol 10, No 1, pp. 53. Available as a free PDF download here.

Michael Vannoy Adams. The Fantasy Principle - Psychoanalysis of the Imagination. Brunner-Routledge, 2004. Reviewed by John Clare: Vol 9, No 3, pp. 61-63. Available as a free PDF download here.

Susan Levy & Alessando Lemma. The Pervasion of Loss. Whurr Publishing, 2004. Reviewed by Kajori Mukherjee: Vol 9, No 3, pp. 67-68. Available as a free PDF download here.

Peter Jenkins, Vincent Keter & Julie Stone: Psychotherapy and the Law: Questions and Answers for Counsellors and Therapists. Whurr Publications, 2004. Reviewed by Bernadette Hawkes: Vol 9, No 3, pp. 68-70. Available as a free PDF download here.

Rachel Tribe & Hitesh Rava (Eds). Working with Interpreters in Mental Health. Brunner-Routledge, 2003. Reviewed by Ali Azarbafi: Vol 9, No 3, pp. 70-71. Available as a free PDF download here.

Linda Pring (Ed.). Autism and Blindness: Research & Reflections. Whurr Publications, 2005. Reviewed by Linda Shampan: Vol 9, No 2, pp. 74-76. Available as a free PDF download here.

John Woods & Anne Alvarez. Boys who have Abused - Psychoanalytic psychotherapy with Victims/Perpetrators of Sexual Abuse. Jessica Kingsley, 2003. Reviewed by Bernadette Hawkes: Vol 9, No 2, pp. 76-78. Available as a free PDF download here.

Sue Marshall. Difference and Discrimination in Psychotherapy and Counselling. Sage, 2004. Reviewed by Eileen Rose: Vol 9, No 2, pp. 78-81. Available as a free PDF download here.

Robert Shaw. The Embodied Psychotherapist: The Therapists' Body Story. Brunner-Routledge, 2003. Reviewed by Catherine Glenday: Vol 9, No 2, pp. 81-82. Available as a free PDF download here.


From Earlier Volumes

*  M. Ben-Aaron, J. Harel, H. Kaplan & R. Pratt: Mother-Child and Father-Child Psychotherapy: A manual for the treatment of relational disturbances in childhood. Whurr, 2001. Reviewed by John Rignell: Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 105-106.
*  Anthony Molino (Ed.). Freely Associated: Encounters in psychoanalysis with Christopher Bollas, Joyce McDougall, Michael Eigen, Adam Phillips and Nina Coltart. Free Association Books, 1997. Reviewed by Sarah Greaves: Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 107-109.
*  Anthony Molino (Ed.). The Couch and the Tree - Dialogues in Psychoanalysis and Buddhism. Constable, 1999. Reviewed by Ulla Brown: Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 110-111.
*  Brian Thorne. The Mystical Power of Person-Centred Therapy: Hope beyond Despair. Whurr, 2002. Reviewed by Heward Wilkinson: Vol 7, No. 2, pp. 112-115.
All four available in a free PDF download here.

*  C.Harding (Ed.). Sexuality: Psychoanalytic Perspectives. Brunner-Routledge, 2001. Reviewed by Brid Greally: Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 315-317. 
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A.U. Dreher. Foundations for Conceptual Research in Psychoanalysis. Karnac Books, 2000. Reviewed by Maja O'Brien: Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 318-320.
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Alex Coren. Short-term Psychotherapy: A psychodynamic approach. Palgrave, 2001. Reviewed by Gertrude Mander: Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 321-323.
All three available in a free PDF download here.
 


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