The Efficacy of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy . J. Shedlar in American Psychologist, Vol.65, No. 2, pages 98-109, February/March 2010.
Shopenhauer's Porcupines : Intimacy and its Dilemmas . Deborah Luepnitz. Basic Books, 2002. Luepnitz shares 5 true stories from her practice. Beautifully written, one gets a real sense of the psychoanalytic process and its transformative potential.