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Writing and Publications

Carol’s papers have been published in a number of academic journals and books. A number are available on ‘PEP Web – psychoanalytic database’ and on Wiley online Libary

Leader, C. (2021) A Fundamental Change in Vision: Where Black Lives Matter

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/1468-5922.12680

Using the lens of clinical work, the author, a white supervisor, plots her concerns about unconscious racism in the training of a black supervisee…

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Leader, C. (2015) Evil, Imagination and the Unrepressed Unconscious: The Value of William Blake’s Satanic ‘Error’ for Clinical Practice British Journal of Psychotherapy 31:311-332 The paper won the Rozsika Parker Prize 2014.

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com

The images and writings of William Blake offer profound insights for the clinician in a form that clearly reveals his visionary ability regarding the unrepressed unconscious. He is particularly helpful with the work of imagination and the presence of evil concerning unconscious process.

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Leader, C. (2015) Supervising the Uncanny:
The Play within the Play.

Journal of Analytical Psychology 60:657-678

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/1468-5922.12178

The writer offers a combined experience in analysis and the performing arts to explore uncanny aspects of the unconscious subtext of the patient’s inner drama; subtext which can remain hidden from view in supervision.

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Leader, C. (2014) Turned on: Romantic Love, Psychoanalysis and our Attachments to New and Social Media. Free Associations 15:67-87

https://freeassociations.org.uk/

This paper uses a psychoanalytic lens to consider the impact of new and social media (SNS) on relationships, intimacy and romantic love. It considers the unconscious factors that underlie our burgeoning and sometimes rather desperate attachments to modern, mobile technologies.

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Leader, C. (2011) Therapy Culture and the Transitional Environment of Media and the Inner World. Free Associations 12:175-187

https://freeassociations.org.uk/

Media and the Inner World Network is a government-funded network that challenges academics, media practitioners and therapists to build an interdisciplinary approach towards popular culture.

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Leader, C. (2009) The Odyssey – A Jungian Perspective: Individuation and Meeting with the Archetypes of the Collective Unconscious.

Academia

Homer’s epic tale of the 20-year return of Odysseus from the Trojan War is investigated with particular reference to Jung’s theory of individuation. Odysseus’ meetings with ‘the anima’ in the form of goddesses, sirens and female monsters…

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