Book Recommendations

1. Freud and Beyond by Stephen A. Mitchell and Margaret J. Black

Mitchell and Black provide an essential guide to the major theoretical developments in the field of psychoanalysis since its founding by Freud. This book is an excellent beginners text on the history of psychoanalysis. Here is a review of the book:

https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/stephen-a-mitchell/freud-and-beyond/

Book recommended for anybody interested in psychoanalysis – students, professionals and general public.


2. The Center Cannot Hold by Elyn R. Saks

Elyn Saks is Associate Dean and Orrin B. Evans Professor of Law, Psychology, and Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California Gould Law School, an expert in mental health law and a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship winner. Saks lives with schizophrenia and has written about her experience with the illness in her award-winning best-selling autobiography, The Center Cannot Hold, published by Hyperion Books in 2007. Saks is also a cancer survivor.

Here is a review of the book!

http://fountainheadclinic.com/review-of-the-center-cannot-hold-by-elyn-r-saks/

Book recommended for anybody who is interested in understanding mental-illness, psychotherapy, psychoanalysis (especially from the patient’s side). It is a MUST read for budding clinicians and professionals (psychology and psychiatry).


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