The mental realm is experienced via cognitive structures which determine one's mental states. 'Mental work' involves bringing conscious attention to mental structures for the purpose of disidentification. 



Dialectics & Analytical Psychology: The El Capitan Canyon Seminar: Wolfgang Giegerich, David L. Miller, Greg Mogenson book 


Freud and Beyond, A History of Modern Psychoanalytic Thought: Stephen A. Mitchell and Margaret J. Black book


Depth Psychology

Depth Psychology, And A New Ethic: Erich Neumann book

The Structure and Dynamics of the Psyche: Carl G. Jung book

Transpersonal Psychology

Transpersonal Psychology in Psychoanalytic Perspective: Michael Washburn book


A Brief History of Transpersonal Psychology: Stanislov Grof article

Healing The Split, Integrating Spirit Into Our Understanding of the Mentally Ill: John E. Nelson, M.D. book



Subjects of Analysis: Thomas Ogden book 

The Relational Unconscious: A Core Element of Intersubjectivity, Thirdness, and Clinical Process Samuel Gerson, Ph.D article

Intersubjectivity and Nonduality in the Psychoanalytic Relationship: Judith Blackstone, Ph.D. article

The Intersubjective Perspective Robert D. Stolorow, Ph.D. and George E. Atwood, Ph.D article


The Unconscious

The Discovery of the Unconscious: The History and Evolution of Dynamic Psychiatry: Henri F. Ellenberger book

History and Evolution of the Unconscious Before and After Sigmund Freud:

Carl V. Rabstejnek, P.E., M.B.A.,Ph.D. article 

Mental Structures 

The Primacy of Structure: Althea J. Horner book

Character Structure


Character Analysis: Wilhelm Reich book