Metapsychology Online Book Reviews 2004
"Mardy Ireland is more than just well informed in the matters of psychoanalysis. She can think creatively about classical Freud, the Kleinian school (especially Bion), Ogden, Green, Lecours; she can be clearminded and (if necessary) critical about modern infant observational methodologies. Her clinical illustrations are convincing, her discourse is complex yet easy to follow. . . [Her] method is original, her style is thoughtful and evocative. This book could be of great use for psychoanalyst-practitioners and for all those interested in complicated questions of human personality (its development, its structure and its dynamics)."