Readings/Literature

Book recommendations:

Scharff, David E. and Scharff, Jill S. 2014. Psychoanalytic Couple and Family Therapy: Foundations of Theory and Practice. Karnac Books.
Scharff, David E., Palacios Elisabeth. 2017. Family and Couple Psychoanalysis: A Global Perspective. Karnac Books.
Morgan, Mary. 2019. A Couple State of Mind. Routledge.
Scharff, David E., Scharff, Jill S. 1991. Object Relations Family Therapy. Jason Aronson.
Scharff, David E., Scharff, Jill S. 1991. Object Relations Couple Therapy. Jason Aronson.
Scharff, David E., Scharff, Jill S. 2014. Das interpersonelle Unbewusste: Perspektiven einer beziehungsorientierten Psychoanalyse. Psychosozial-Verlag.
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Article recommendations:

Scharff, D.E. Birtles, E.F. (1997). From Instinct To Self: The Evolution And Implications Of W. R. D. Fairbairn’s Theory Of Object Relations. Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 78:1085-1103.

Scharff, D.E. (1999). An Interview with Dr. Otto Kernberg. J. Appl. Psychoanal. Stud., 1(4):287-303.

Scharff, D.E. (2000). Fairbairn and the Self as an Organized System: Chaos Theory as a New Paradigm. Canadian J. Psychoanal., 8(2):181-195.

Scharff, J.S. (2000). On Writing from Clinical Experience. J. Amer. Psychoanal. Assn., 48(2):421-447.

Scharff, D.E. (2001). Applying Psychoanalysis to Couple Therapy: The Treatment of a Couple with Sexualized Persecutory Internal Objects Resulting from Trauma. J. Appl. Psychoanal. Stud., 3(4):325-351.

Scharff, J.S. (2001). Case Presentation: The Object Relations Approach. Psychoanal. Inq., 21(4):469-482.

Scharff, D.E. (2003). Psychoanalytic Models of the Mind for Couple and Family Therapy. J. Appl. Psychoanal. Stud., 5(3):257-267.

Scharff, D.E. Scharff, J.S. (2004). Using Dreams in Treating Couples’ Sexual Issues. Psychoanal. Inq., 24(3):468-482.

Scharff, J.S. (2004). Play and Very Young Children in Object Relations Family Therapy. Int. J. Appl. Psychoanal. Stud., 1(3):259-268.

Scharff, D.E. (2011). The Concept of the Link in Psychoanalytic Therapy. Cpl. Fam. Psychoanal., 1(1):34-48.

Cachia, P. Scharff, J.S. (2013). A Couple Who Lost Joy. Cpl. Fam. Psychoanal., 3(1):72-86.

Scharff, D. (2013). Aggression in Couples: An Object Relations Primer. Cpl. Fam. Psychoanal., 3(1):47-60.

Cachia, P. Scharff, J.S. (2013). Clinical Narrative and Discussion: Planned Ending of Therapy with a Couple Who Recovered Joy. Cpl. Fam. Psychoanal., 3(2):229-243.

Scharff, J.S. Scharff, D.E. (2014). Das affektbasierte Modell für die Ausbildung in psychoanalytischer Theorie und klinischer Praxis der psychoanalytischen Psychotherapie und Psychoanalyse. Psyche – Z Psychoanal., 68(11):1132-1163.

Scharff, J.S. Scharff, D.E. (2017). Group Affective Learning in Training for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 98(6):1619-1639.

Scharff, D.E. Losso, R. Setton, L. (2017). Pichon Rivière’s Psychoanalytic Contributions: Some Comparisons with Object Relations and Modern Developments in Psychoanalysis. Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 98(1):129-143.