Principles of Interviewing

Unpublished Papers (PDF) and Their Audio Links (mp3)

Difficult or Easy Patient | Audio 

Lecture 1 Principles of Interviewing | Audio

Lecture 2 The Interview as an Experience | Audio

Lecture 3 Clinical Tact | Audio

Lecture 4 Timing and Feeling  | Audio and Audio

Lecture 5 Working Without Knowing  | Audio 

Performatives of Freedom and Respect (no audio)

Published Papers

Havens, LL: Losses and depression: the relationship of precipitating events to outcome. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 125:627-636, 1957

Havens, LL: Anatomy of schizophrenia, Journal of the American Medical Association, 196:325-331, 1966 (contact journal website or The Center for The History of Medicine, The Countway Library Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA)

Havens, LL: Existential therapy. Current Psychiatric Therapies edited by Jules Masserman. New York: Grune and Stratton. 16:67-77, 1976 (contact journal website or The Center for The History of Medicine, The Countway Library Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA)

Havens, LL: Explorations in the uses of language in psychotherapy: simple empathic statements. Psychiatry, 41:336-345, 1978

Havens, LL: Taking a history from the difficult patient. London: Lancet, pp 138-140, January 1978 (contact journal website or The Center for The History of Medicine, The Countway Library Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA)

Gutheil, TG and Havens, LL: The therapeutic alliance: contemporary meanings and confusions. International Review of Psycho-Analysis, 6:467-481, 1979 (contact journal website or The Center for The History of Medicine, The Countway Library Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA)

Burke, JD, White, HS, and Havens, LL: Which short-term therapy? Matching patient and method. Archives of General Psychiatry, 36:177-186, 1979 (contact journal website or The Center for The History of Medicine, The Countway Library Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA)

Havens, LL: Explorations in the uses of language in psychotherapy: counterprojective statements. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 16(1):53-67, 1980

Margulies, A and Havens, LL: The initial encounter: what to do first? American Journal of Psychiatry, 138(4):421-428, 1981 (contact journal website or The Center for The History of Medicine, The Countway Library Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA)

Havens, LL: The choice of clinical methods. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 18(1):16-42, 1982

Havens LL: Couples who don’t speak, questions and answers in the Physician and Patient, 48, July 1983 (contact journal website or The Center for The History of Medicine, The Countway Library Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA)

Havens, LL: Explorations in the uses of language in psychotherapy: counterintrojective statements (performatives). Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 20:385-399, 1984

Garfield, D. and Havens, LL: paranoid phenomena and pathological narcissism, American Journal of Psychotherapy, 45(2):160-172, 1991

Garfield, D. and Havens, L: The treatment of paranoid phenomena: The development of the self, American Journal of Psychotherapy, 47: 75-89, 1993

Havens, L: Using ourselves effectively, Journal of Practical Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, 2: 201-4, 1996 (contact journal website or The Center for The History of Medicine, The Countway Library Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA)

Havens, L.: A linguistic contribution to psychoanalysis: the concept of performative contradictions. Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 7 (4), 523-534, 1997 (contact journal website or The Center for The History of Medicine, The Countway Library Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA)

Havens, L: Review of The Intimate Hour: Love and Sex in Psychotherapy, by Susan Baur. Boston Globe, January 19, 1997 (contact journal website or The Center for The History of Medicine, The Countway Library Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA)

Havens, L. Personality and Aging: A Psychotherapist Reflects Late in His Own Life, Chapter 2 Rosowsky Personality Disorders of the Elderly,1998

Havens, L (with HB Roback, D Barton, P Castelnuovo-Tedescho, V Gay, and J Nash): A symposium on psychotherapy in the age of managed care. Am J Psychotherapy, 53, 1-16, 1999 (contact journal website or The Center for The History of Medicine, The Countway Library Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA)

Havens, L. The Best Kept Secret: Forming and Maintaining an Alliance  Last draft before publication in Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 2004