Finding a Point of View: Introduction. Section I: Interaction and the Inner World. On Beginnings: The Concept of the Therapeutic Alliance and the Interplay of Transferences in the Opening Phase. The Inner Experiences of the Analyst: Their Contribution to the Analytic Process. On Misreading and Misleading Patients: Some Reflections on Communications, Miscommunications, and Countertransference Enactments. Imaginary Gardens, Real Toads: On Memory and Its Uses in the Analytic Process. On Unconscious Communications and Covert Enactments: Some Reflections on Their Role in the Analytic Situation. Patients as Instruments of Change: Their Role in the Analytic Process. On Courage: A Fragment of an Analysis. Section II: Questions, Controversies, Explorations. On the Status of Nonverbal Communications: Some Reflections on Their Role in the Analytic Process and Analytic Education. Reflections on the Goals of Analysis and the Process of Change. On the Question of Self-Disclosure: Error or Advance in Treatment. Listening, Sharing, Dreaming: On the Uses of the Analyst's Inner Experiences. Some Reflections on Slippery Slopes and an Approach on Those on the Edge. Section III: Reflections, Extensions, Historical Perspectives. Countertransferences Past and Present: A Review of the Concept. In Search of the Mind of the Analyst: A Progress Report. Hans Loewald: An Appreciation. On the Adolescent Neurosis. Travels with Charlie: On My Longstanding Affair with Theory. James Joyce and Molly Bloom. Insights, Epiphanies, and Working Through: On Healing, Self-Healing, and Creativity in the Writer and the Analyst. On Hope in Analysis and for Analysis. Index.
Theodore J. Jacobs, M.D., is a child and adolescent psychoanalyst as well as an adult analyst in private practice. He is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry (Emeritus) at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and a Training and Supervising Analyst at the New York Psychoanalytic Institute and Institute for Psychoanalytic Education. Dr. Jacobs is also a past president of The Association for Child Psychoanalysis.