has provided an excellent, readable, and incisive review of psychoanalytic perspective from Freud's initial statement to present time.
William Borden, University of Chicago
Contemporary Psychodynamic Theory and Practice introduces the contributions of the key thinkers in the broader psychodynamic tradition, demonstrating the relevance of relational perspectives and recent developments for psychotherapy and psychosocial intervention.
presents the developmental perspectives and clinical approaches of divergent theorists, from Freud, Jung, and Adler to Winnicott and Kohut, and shows how their views enlarge understanding of essential concerns in clinical practice.
William Borden (MA, PhD, University of Chicago) is senior lecturer in the School of Social Service Administration and lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Chicago, where he teaches courses on contemporary psychodynamic theory, human development, and comparative psychotherapy.
has published extensively on relational perspectives in contemporary psychoanalysis, integrative models of psychotherapy and narrative psychology, and empirical research on stress, coping, and development across the life course.
He has worked as a psychotherapist, supervisor, and consultant in mental health clinics and community agencies since 1983.
Previously, he was a psychotherapist and supervisor in the University of Chicago student counseling service, where he provided advanced clinical training.
He is a member of the American Psychological Association, Division of Psychoanalysis; the Chicago Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology; the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration; and the National Association of Social Workers.