About the Author
Professor Alessandra Lemma is Director of the Psychological Therapies Development Unit at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. She is a clinical psychologist and a psychoanalyst. She is Visiting Professor, Research Dept of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College, and Visiting Professor of Psychological Therapies, School of Health and Human Sciences at Essex University. She is a Fellow of the British Psychoanalytic Society. She has published several books and papers on psychotherapy and psychoanalysis.