The Neufeld Scientific Research Centre


The work of counterwill reviewed, addressing the roots of counterwil

  • Rank, O. (1929-31). Will Therapy. W. W. Norton (1978).
  • Amundson, J. (1981). Will in the Psychology of Otto Rank: A Transpersonal Perspective. Journal of Transpersonal Psychology. 13 (2): 113.

  • Rank, O. in Lieberman, E. J. (1985). Acts of Will: The Life and Work of Otto Rank. Free Press.

  • Neufeld, G., and Maté, G. (2013). Hold on to your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter more than Peers. Random House.

  • Neufeld, G. (2009): Making Sense of Counterwill.  Online course, Neufeld Institute

Helping to grow out of counterwill

  • Erikson, Erik. 1985. Childhood and Society W.W. Norton, New York.

  • Kohut, H. (2009). The Analysis of the Self. University of Chicago Press.

  • Maslow, A.(1968). Toward a Psychology of Being, (1st edition, 1962; 2nd edition, 1968).

  • Rogers, C. (1961). On Becoming a Person: A Therapist’s View of Psychotherapy. London: Constable.

  • Kohn, A. (2018). Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A’s, Praise, and Other Bribes. Houghton Mifflin.