This book reflects certain continuity, dealing with the issue of how to be an analyst—through the different stages by which the author's psychoanalytic identity develops, from candidate to analyst and sometimes on to training analyst—in the continually changing world of our time.

chapter |32 pages

A spell in Vienna—but was Freud a Freudian?

An investigation into Freud’s technique between 1920 and 1938, based on the published testimony of former analysands

chapter |22 pages

The psychoanalyst faced with change

chapter |36 pages

The supervisor at work

chapter |20 pages

On the candidate’s side