Other publications


Incesto materno y paterno: vínculo maligno o solución a una disfunción a una disfunción familiar?. In: ALKOLOMBRE, Patricia; HOLOVKO, Cândida Sé (comp). Parentalidades y género: su incidencia en la subjetividad. Buenos Aires: Letra Viva, 2016. p. 163-174.

‘Pornografia es mujer. Por que el desprecio a la mujer y el respeto al hombre’ which appears in the book INTOLERANCIA A LO FEMENINO by Nohemi Reyes and Doris Berlin (2014).

‘The True Nature of Perversions’ which appears in AUSTRALASIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHOTHERAPY, 32(1), 2014.

‘Stopping the Cycle of Abuse‘ by Estela Welldon published in The American Psychoanalyst, Volume 48, No.2, Spring / Summer 2014 can be read here.

Lust-voller Schmerz, Sadomasochistische Perspektiven
Edited by, Andreas; Briken, Peer; Berner, Wolfgang (Hg.) Verlag: Psychosozial-Verlag, ISBN-13: 9783898068437, Bestell-Nr.: 843

‘Foreword’ in Forensic Music Therapy: A Treatment for Men and Women in Secure Hospital Settings Edited by Stella Compton Dickinson, Helen Odell-Miller and John Adlam, 2013

La Perversion Del Instinto Maternal Revista de Psicoterapia Y Psicosomatic. Ano XXXIII Numero Extra 81-82 – Febrero 2013.

‘The Henderson circa 1964-67’ By Estela V. Welldon for British Psychoanalytic Council Magazine, 15 March 2013. The article can be read here.

Female and Male Perversions’ in Psychoanalyse im Widerspruch: Sexualitäten. Psychosozial-Verlag:Heidelberg. 53-76:49:2013.

‘Bodies across generations and cycles of abuse’ in The Maternal Lineage: Identification, Desire and Transgenerational Issues Edited by Paola Mariotti by The New Library of Psychoanalysis (2012) pp.381-401

‘Interview’ in Cara a Cara: Entrevistas profanas Volumen II Edited by Moises Lemlij Lima: SIDEA Peru 2012 pp.187-245

‘Transfert et contre-transfert ou collusion perverse?’ in Revue Francaise de Psychanalyse. 1051-1082:76: 2012

‘Couples Who Kill: The Malignant Bonding’ in The Therapeutic Milieu Under Fire: Security and Insecurity in Forensic Mental Health Edited by John Adlam, Anne Aiyegbusi, Pam Kleinot, Anna Motz and Christopher Scanlon (2012) pp.162-172

La transferencia perversa y la vinculación maligna
En: Revista Chilena de Psicoanálisis. — Vol. 28, no. 2 (diciembre 2011). — Santiago de Chile (CHILE) : Asociación Psicoanalítica Chilena, 2011. — p. 8-17

‘Niños testigos de la violencia’ in ‘LAS FORMAS DEL ABUSO’, edited by Beatriz Zelcer, Published by Lugar Editorial
Part of the series/collection: Intersecciones (Coeditado con la Asociación Psicoanalítica Argentina)

‘Transference and countertransference in group analysis with gender dysphoric patients’ in Transvestism, Transsexualsim in the Psychoanalytic Dimension Edited by Giovanna Ambrosio by Karnac (2009) pp. 81-106

‘La Transferencia Perversa Y La Vinculacion Maligna’ (2011) in Rev Chil Psicoanal, Vol 28 (2): 3. An interview with Estela Welldon also features.

‘Perversion Feminina’ in Caminos de La Sexualidad: Perversion Neosexualidades Homosexualidad(es) VII Jornadas de Intercambio en Psicoanalisis pp.63-80 (2011)

La perversión del instinto maternal: el mito de la maternidad glorificada. Revista de Psicoanálisis, Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires : Asociación Psicoanalítica Argentina, 2008. v. 65, n. 3, 2008, p. 457-470.

‘Por que se desea tener un nino?’ In La Maternidad y sus vicisitudes hoy Zelaya, C.R.; J. Mendoza y E. Soto de Dupuy (ed.) (2006) Lima: SIDEA Peru 2006 pp.99-111.

‘Why do you want to have a child?’ In Motherhood in the XXl Century Ed by Mariam Alizada COWAP by Karnac (2006).

Special Issue Group Analysis in Forensic Settings Guest Co editor with Peter Wilson in Group Analysis The Journal of Group Analytic Psychotherapy Vol, 38 number 3 September 2005 and Vol 39 January 2006.

‘Incest: The Therapeutic Challenge’ in On Incest Psychoanalytic Perspectives Ed Giovanna Ambroso COWAP by Karnac (2005).

‘Comprendere I pedofili, lavorare con I pedofili. Un approccio psicodinamic’ in Setting Quaderni dell’Associazione di Studi Psicoanalitici n 19/2005 pp. 33-52.

‘Risk taking in the assessment of maternal abilities’ in Assessment of Risk with Violent Patients –Psychodynamic Perspectives Ed by Doctor R. 2003 Karnac.

‘Foreword’ in Psychoanalysis and Management The transformation by Gutmann D with Iarussi O. Karnac 2003.

‘Rubber banded together a countertransferential collusion or the need for accuracy in the assessment of a rubber fetishist patient?’ In Between Sessions and Beyond the Couch ed by Raphael-Leff J. 2002 pp 43-44 University of Essex Colchester.

‘Babies as Transitional Objects’ in Forensic Psychotherapy and Psychopathology Winnicottian Perspectives Ed Kahr B. Karnac Publishers 2001, pp 19-25.

‘The extraordinary case of Mrs H.’ in Munchausen’s Syndrome by Proxy Current Issues in Assessment, Treatment and Research Eds. Adshead G. and Brooke D. Imperial College Press 2001 pp 49-59.

‘Foreword’ in The Psychology of Female Violence: Crimes against the Body by Motz A. Brunner-Routledge 2001.

‘Foreword’ in The end of Abuse a Play reading in Three Parts by Woods J. Open Gate Press 2001.’La ripetizione dell’abuso e dei maltrattamenti da una generazione all’altra’ in Sintomi Corpo Femminilita: Dall’isteria alla bulimia’ eds Molfino and Zanardi Clueb Cooperativa Libraria Universitaria Editrice Bologna 1999 pp327-346.

‘Forensic psychotherapy. The Practical Approach.’ In: A practical guide to forensic psychotherapy.eds Welldon E V and Velsen C van. London, Jessica Kingsley 1977. pp 13-19.(with Velsen, Cleo van) ‘General introduction.’ In: Welldon E V and Velsen C van Eds. A practical guide to forensic psychotherapy. London, Jessica Kingsley 1997. pp 1-9.

‘To treat or not to treat: The Therapeutic Challenge’ in Challenges in Forensic Psychotherapy Ed H. van Marle Jessica Kingsley Publishers 1997 pp 31-42.

‘The Final Taboo’ in Community Care (1196), 30th October 1997, pp. 4-5.

‘Psicoterapia gruppoanalitica in un setting non residenziale’ in Il carcere: Una comunità non terapeutica, edited by Luisa Brunori, pp. 110-130, Il Ponte Vecchio, Cesena, Italy, 1997.

‘Contrasti in perversioni sessuali maschili e femminili’ in Il carcere: Una comunità non terapeutica, edited by Luisa Brunori, pp. 130-146, Il Ponte Vecchio, Cesena, Italy, 1997.

‘Per un adeguamento del trattamento psicoterapico al crimine’ in Rivista Italiana di Gruppoanalisi vol XII (3/4), December 1997, pp. 15-40.

‘Group-analytic psychotherapy in an out-patient setting’ in Forensic Psychotherapy Ed by C Cordess and M Cox Jessica Kingsley Publishers 1996, pp.63-82.

‘The psychotherapist and the clinical tutor’ in Forensic Psychotherapy Ed by C Cordess and M Cox Jessica Kingsley Publishers 1996, pp.177-187.

‘Contrasts in Male and Female Perversions’ in Forensic Psychotherapy Ed by C Cordess and M Cox Jessica Kingsley Publishers 1996, pp. 273-289.

‘Female Sex Offenders’ in Prison Service Journal no. 107, September 1996, pp 39-47.

‘Women as Abusers’ in: Planning Mental Health Services for Women: a Multi Professional Handbook, Routledge, 1996, pp176-189.
‘Forensic Psychotherapy’ In: Handbook of Psychotherapy. Eds. Clarkson P & Pokorny M. 1994 p470-493, London, Routledge.

‘Not Human Beings but Things’ In: Violetta and Her Sisters: The Lady of the Camelias, Response to the Myth, Ed. by N John, London, Faber & Faber, 1994, pp 80-86.

‘Sexualidad y Prejuicio In Mujeres por Mujeres’ ed. Lemlij M. Fondo Editorial Biblioteca Peruana de Psicoanalisis 1994 pp87-100.

‘La Psicoterapia Forense’ In Pensare l’apprendere-La Formazione in Gruppoanalisi ed. by Benedetto N., Gentinetta A, Pianarosa L. publ UPSEL Turin Italy 1994.

‘Power and Gender’, Prison Service Journal, No 84, 7-13, Autumn 1991

‘The Other Side of Motherhood’ in Maternal and Child Health Barker Publications Ltd, April 1989 139-142.

Una visión psicoanalítica de la prostitución : La dama de las camelias
En: Mitos universales, americanos y contemporáneos : Un enfoque multidisciplinario / Simposio Internacional sobre Mitos, 1. — Lima (PERU) : Sociedad Peruana de Psicoanálisis, 1989. — p. 187-192

El mito del instinto maternal : Yocasta y Medea
En: Mitos universales, americanos y contemporáneos : Un enfoque multidisciplinario / Simposio Internacional sobre Mitos, 1. — Cuzco (PERU) : Sociedad Peruana de Psicoanálisis ; Universidad San Antonio Abad, 1989. — p. 189-199

‘The Other Side of Motherhood’ Published as Proceedings in Inaugural Meeting by B.S.P.O.G.A., January 1988.

Co-editor with Dr Janine Puget of A Review on the applications of Group Analytic Psychotherapy in Great Britain published in two volumes of Revista de Psicologia y Psicoterapia de Grupo, 75-175, Buenos Aires, Argentina 1988-89

‘The Institutionalization of Perversion, The Pervert State,’ Book of Proceedings of the 13th International Congress of Law and Mental Health 1987, 298-303, Gouda Wuint, Holland, 1988.

‘How to be Alien without Alienating’ Menninger Prospective, no 2, 18-19, (1987)

Criterios de selección para psicoterapia de grupo de pacientes con desviaciones sociales y sexuales, en tratamientos ambulatorios
En: Revista de Psicología y Psicoterapia de Grupo. — Vol. 8, no. 1 (1985). — Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA) : Asociación Argentina de Psicología y Psicoterapia de Grupo (AAPPG), 1985. — p. 217-223

La erotización del proceso grupal utilizada como resistencia contra la alianza-terapéutica por los pacientes que sufren de desviaciones sexuales
En: Revista de Psicología y Psicoterapia de Grupo. — Vol. 8, no. 1 (1985). — Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA) : Asociación Argentina de Psicología y Psicoterapia de Grupo (AAPPG), 1985. — p. 225-230

‘Applications of Group Analytical Psychotherapy to those with Sexual Perversions’, in Spheres of Group Analysis, Ed. T E Lear, Leinster Leader Ltd, Naas, Co Kildare, (1984, 96-108).

Revista de Psicologia y Psicoterapia de Grupo, Vol 3(2), (1964), Buenos Aires, Argentina.

‘Factores Antropologicos y su Significado en el Concepto de la Enfermedad Mental en el Nino’ presented at the 14th National Convention of Paediatrics, Mendoza (1963), in Proceedings of the Convention of Paediatrics, (1964), Buenos Aires, Argentina.

‘Grupos Operativos en la Enseñanza Medica’ with Professors Ricardo H Etchegoyen and O Lazarte.
Presented at the 2nd Latin American Congress of Group Psychotherapy, Chile, (1960).


Forensic Psychotherapy in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, 29, 211-227, 2015

‘Comprendere i pedofili, lavorare con i pedofili. Un approccio psicodinamico’ in Setting Quaderni dell’ Associazione di Studi Psicoanalitici n.19/2005, pp33-52.

Group Therapy for Victims and Perpetrators of Incest in Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, 4, pp.82-88, 1998.

‘Torturers: a suitable case for treatment?’ Psychologos, International Review of Psychology.

‘Jedes Töpfchen Findet Sein Deckelchen,’ Gruppenanalyse ,Heidelberg, Germany

Per un adeguamento del trattamento psicoterapico al crimine’ in ‘vol XII (3/4), December 1997, pp. 15-40.

‘Let the treatment fit the crime.’ 20th Foulkes Lecture. Group Analysis vol. 30 (1997) pp. 9-26.

‘Female Perversion and Hysteria’ in British Journal of Psychotherapy, vol. XI no. 3. pp. 406-414, 1995.

‘Challenging the Stereotype: The Conceptualisation of Female Perversion’
in Viewpoint, summer 1995, pp. 45-64.

‘Psychodynamic Forensic Psychotherapy: An account of a day release course’ with Dr Christopher Cordess and Mrs Wendy Riley. Bulletin of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Vol 18, No. 2, pp 88-90, February 1994

‘Sexuality and Prejudice’ in Journal of the Irish Forum of Psychoanalytical Psychiatry, vol. 4(2) pp. 15-18, 1994.

‘Un punto di vista psicoanalitico sulle perversioni sessuali femminili Quaderni.’
pp 58-71, Year II, n.7, June 1993.

‘Forensic Psychotherapy and Group Analysis’ , December 1993 Vol 26.4, p. 487-502 1993.

‘Equality is not Sameness, a Psychoanalytic View of the Genders,’ Indian Journal of Social Work (Tata Institute of Social Sciences), Bombay, Volume LIII, Number 3, pps. 429-39, July 1992.

‘Psychology and Psychopathology in Women A Psychoanalytic Perspective’. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 158(Supp 10), 85-92, 1991

‘El Mito de la Maternidad’ Mitos, universales, americanos y contemporaneos Vol.12, 189-199, Sociedad Peruana de Psicoanalysis, Lima, 1989.

‘La Dama de las Camelias, A Psychoanalytical Perspective of Female Prostitution’ Mitos, universales, americanos y contemporaneos, Vol.1, 187-192, Sociedad Peruana de Psicoanalysis, Lima 1989.

‘Criterios de Seleccion para Psicoterapia de Grupo de Pacientes con Desviaciones Sociales y Sexuales en Tratamientos Ambulatorios’ in Revista de Psicologia y Psicoterapia de Grupo, Vol 7(1), 225-230, 1985, Buenos Aires, Argentine.

‘Erotization of the Group Process used by Patients suffering from Sexual Deviations as a Resistance against the Therapeutic Alliance’ presented at the 5th European Symposium in Group Analysis, Rome 1981. Group Analysis, XV/1, April 1982, 22-24. London.


Segal, N., Consensuality: Didier Anzieu, Gender and the Sense of Touch in British Journal of Psychotherapy Vol. 27 (1), February 2011

Chiland Colette Exploring transsexualism in Psychodynamic Practice Individuals, groups and organisations vol. 13 (1), February 2007.

Showalter, E., Hystories: Hysterical epidemics and modern culture in Journal of Forensic Psychiatry vol. 9(2), September 1998, pp. 453-456.

Fogel G & Myers WA (Eds) Perversions and Near Perversions in Clinical Practice New Psychoanalytical Perspectives USA Yale University Group Analysis, vol. 28(4), December 1995.

Saradjian J, Women who sexually abuse children – From research to clinical practice, Pp 286. British Journal of Psychiatry Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

The Times Magazine Virgin, Whore or She-Devil by Alix Kirstz, April 23rd 1994.

The Daily Telegraph Living with a secret shame and dying by it too by Elizabeth Grice, February 10th 1994.

BBC2 Open Space: Unspeakable Acts: 26 April 1993: Women who Abuse Women: Medicine and the Media – British Medical Journal, Vol.306, 1 May 1993.

Montgomery JD, Greif AC, Masochism, the Treatment of Self-inflicted Suffering. Madison, Connecticut: International Universities Press, Group Analysis, vol. 25, Sept 25, pp 382-383 (1992).

Dinsmore C. From Surviving to Thriving, Incest, Feminism, and Recovery the British Journal of Psychiatry, Vol. 161, July 1992.

‘Arango A. Dirty Words’ . Psychoanalytic Insights, Group Analysis, vol. 24, (1991).

Prison suicides Letter published in the British Medical Journal, in response to “taken from this place and hanged by the neck” Ref: vol. 302, no. 6773, 411 – 16th February 1991.

‘Women who Sexually Abuse Children’ Letter published in the British Medical Journal Ref: 300-6738, 1527-1528 – June 1990.

Feldbrugge JTTM & Werdmuller von Elgg. Involuntary Institutionalisation; Changing concepts in the treatment of Delinquency Amsterdam: Excerpta Medica. 1981. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 1982.


‘Joining the Resistance’ by Carol Gilligan Polity 2011
British Journal of Psychotherapy. The review can be read in full here.

Le madri che imparano a odiare in Internazionale, February 16th 1996, pp23-24.

Times Higher Education Supplement Hybrid Discipline to treat offenders by Aisling Irwin, January 26th 1996.

The Guardian Smother Love by Beatrix Campbell, November 11th 1995.
Mothers who Learn to Hate in The Guardian, November 22nd 1995.

One of Us? In The Sydney Morning Herald, Friday November 24th 1995.

The Independent Boy sex attacker slipped over edge by computer porn, by Stephen Ward, 30th March 1994.


Since 1990, appointed as assessor and reader for The British Journal of Psychiatry and “expert” on Female Crime and Sexual Deviation by the Royal College of Psychiatrists
Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of the British Institute of Psychohistory
British Correspondent and Member of the Editorial Board of the Argentinian Journal of Group Psychotherapy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Book reviewer for The British Journal of Psychiatry and Group Analysis.
Member of the Advisory Board of the Journal of the Irish Forum for Psychoanalytical Psychotherapy.
Royal College of Psychiatrists spokesperson/expert on Female Crime and Sexual Deviation.
Member of the Editorial Board of Psychotherapy: A Monthly Journal

Ex Chief Editor of FRAME, the newsletter for the International Association for Forensic Psychotherapy.