Further Reading

We recommend that you check out this Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Essential Reading List, prepared by Elizabeth L. Auchincloss, MD, Richard F. Summers, MD and the members of the Committee on University and Medical Education of the American Psychoanalytic Association. It includes core texts of psychodynamic psychotherapy, books and texts on the history, basic principles and theory of mind, as well as further reading materials on the development of psychodynamic psychotherapy, psychopathology, assessment, interviewing and formulation, treatment, psychodynamic psychotherapy’s relationship to other therapies, the psychotherapy experience, case descriptions, new directions that the field is going in, along with the classic Freud papers.