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Banished Knowledge

Alice Miller

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Prose: non-fiction, Psychology

For many years Alice Miller has sought to eliminate her own repression. Having rejected her long involvement with psychoanalysis as a theory that obscures the truth, even revising her bestselling book THE DRAMA OF BEING A CHILD, she searched for, and found, a therapy that would help her resolve the consequences of her own childhood traumas. She believes that we can all, given sufficient motivation and instructions, follow her path: feel, and free, the banished and injured child within us and, by letting that child speak, condemn the abuse and achieve liberation. It is her profound conviction that only then can we give our children the love, trust, protection and openness they need to become liberated and contented adults.

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Praise for Banished Knowledge

  • Every parent should read her - EDNA O'BRIEN

  • Alice Miller's finest, most forthright work to date. It is a book of rare wisdom, written with the clarity and simplicity that wisdom, as opposed to mere cleverness, possesses - COLIN CHALMERS, SCOTTISH CHILD

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Alice Miller

For more 20 years Alice Miller taught and practised psychoanalysis but now questions its validity; In 1988 she left the International Psychoanalytical Association and has earned international recognition for her work on child abuse, violence towards children and its cost to society.

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