Civitarese and Ferro, Foreword. Junkers, Preface. Ferro and Civatrese, Prologue. Part I: Growing Older as Psychoanalysts. Junkers, The Ageing Psychoanalyst: Thoughts on Preparing For a Life After the Couch. Quinodoz, Does and Elderly Psychoanalyst Have a Role to Fill? Junkers, Perhaps Later...Transience and Its Meaning For the Analysts. Fredrik Thaulow, Growing Older as an Analyst: Problems of Ethics and Practice Based on Personal Experience. Denis, Psychoanalyst: A Profession for an Immortal? Teising, Narcissistic Challenges for Aging Analysts. References. Part II: Illness and Ending. Junkers, When the Body Speaks and the Psychoanalyst Falls Ill. Fajardo, Life-Threatening Illness in the Analyst. Traesdal, Analysis Lost and Regained. Carlyle, Life-Long Analysis? References. Part III: Institutional Parts of Ending. Junkers, Containing Psychoanalysis: The Analytic Institution. Klockars, Ageing in European Psychoanalytic Societies - Psychoanalytic Practice: Terminable or Interminable. Marino, What Candidates Say About Psychoanalytical Perspectives on Ageing. Laks Eizirik, Giving up and Important Role in Psychoanalytic Organisations. Kavka, Psychoanalyst Assistance Committees: Philosophy and Practicalities. Kay O'Neill, Now is the Time for Action - The Professional Will: An Ethical Responsibility of the Analyst and the Profession. Teresa Hooke, The Ageing Candidate: Will the Empty Couch Become an Empty Institute? References. Junkers, Epilogue.
Gabriele Junkers, PhD, is a trained psychologist, psychoanalyst, training analyst and member of the German Psychoanalytic Association (DPV). She is a gerontologist with more than 30 years experience in training older adults and providing institutional counselling for mature people.