the Death Mother Archetype
Dr Violet Sherwood is a Jungian-inspired psychotherapist, poet, and author. She lives in the beautiful seaside community of Whaingaroa Raglan in New Zealand, where she practises psychotherapy, teaches qigong, and walks on the wild west coast beaches.
list of figures
part one: setting the scene for a murder inquiry
chapter one: a haunting .
chapter two: researching apparitions
chapter three: infanticidal attachment .
chapter four: nineteenth-century baby farming: a crucial link with adoption
part two: suffer the little children
chapter five: murderousness
chapter six: abandonment
chapter seven: opium
chapter eight: neglect
part three: psychological infanticide: a personal and professional synthesis
chapter nine: eclipse: the alchemy of the non-existent self
chapter ten: minnie dean and a poetics of engagement
chapter eleven: solutio: the alchemy of drowning and the 'trauma-world'
chapter twelve: conversations in the dark
minnie dean - a brief chronology of events