These are the edited papers from a conference held in 2008 on the topic of problems with child and adolescent analysis. The contributors come from widely differing theoretical backgrounds and use a broad variety of metapsychological concepts, among them contemporary Kleinian, post-Bionian classical Freudian. This collection helps widen our understanding of technique with children and adolescents and together they show a very modern psychoanalytic technique may be emerging from modern recent work with children and adolescents.
Michael Gunter is professor for child and adolescent psychiatry and medical director in the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy for Children and Adolescents at the University of Tubingen. He is a child and adolescent psychiatrist and psychoanalyst for adults, children and adolescents and training analyst (DPV/IPA). In addition, he edits the journal 'Kinderanalyse'.