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Too Long a Child: The Mother-Daughter Dyad



Too Long a Child: The Mother-Daughter Dyad

Nini Herman

ISBN: 978-1-861-56109-1 January 1999 380 Pages


From Persephone to Sylvia Plath the mother-daughter relationship has been central to every woman's life. Using her wide experience as a psychotherapist, Nini Herman traces the struggle of mothers and daughters to free themselves from each other - to recognise each other as separate. Where they succeed, their relationship can be a source of enduring strength; when they fail, it can lead to frustration, madness and even suicide.
Part One.

Tribute to Freud.

An Approach to Winnicott.

Part Two.

Sister Mary Tells Her Story.

Part Three.

The Paintings.

Comments On The paintings By Sister Mary.

Comments On The Paintings by Nini Herman.

Nini Herman - Reflections.