Query : countertransference
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Observe what is “out of the show”! Paradoxical epistemological problems of psychanalytic observation
The group’s question puts psychanalysis into a necessary question about the historical origins of its epistemologic fundamentals. At the hearing of the 20th century two major intellectual revolutions will fundamentally change our view on the nature of the reality and, upstream, on the subject itself...
The nature of interpretations based on empathy or counter-transfer: Psychotherapy with a child who has suffered early deprivation and abuse
From the reading of the sessions during the first of seven years of psychotherapy with Sam, an eleven girl who has suffered early deprivation and abuse, the author wonders about the nature and impact of the interpretations of an empathy that proves to have been premature and displaced (a faulty resp...
Proposing a method of observation and taking notes in a group
Historically, two currents objected to the issues of psychanalysis observation and taking. The former considered counter-transfer and floating attention to be the tools for psychanalytic observation. The latter introduced grids into the observation system for the sake of objectivation with the idea...
A practice of group psychanalytic psychodrama in institutions: from individual counter-transfer to group counter-transfer
The setting up of a therapeutic group in care institution calls for specific difficulties that clinician has to face. Group work has an impact on institutional functioning and vice versa. We identify a movement of psychological elements from one area to another (group and institution), in a form of...
Crime or revival
‘titrebSummary’/titrebWhen etymology, perpetrators approach crime in so far as it targets the denial of separation. It can be seen as the ultimate temptation, on the part of some subjects, to resolve the threat posed by the theft of a narcissistic object, in a certain dedistinction between the inter...
When the analyst becomes mother...
‘titrebSummary’/titrebWhen the analyst falls pregnant, it is an unprecedented situation that takes place within the analytical cure at the risk of a “perilous” reduction of the functional deviation. The female analyst thus unveils in her privacy, precipitating complex transfer-countertransferential...
“IBDE Jacques Press”/ib
Publishing in his rich experience as a researcher and clinician, Jacques Press proposes in his latest book “Information Experiences” an original review of the entire psychosomatic theory of the Paris School. The concept of informing here translates something fundamentally unfinished into the mental...
The subject of the lack of analytical work with elderly patients
‘titrebSummary’/titreb. using three clinical vignettes illustrating analytical work with older patients with Alzheimer’s disease, the author considers the purpose of the lack in the counter transfer of the psychanalyst, referring in turn to the difficulty of accepting dissatisfaction with addiction,...
Love and melancolia in women’s analyses by women
In the analytical cure of women by women, there is sometimes a melancolic nucleus at the centre of the transfer-countertransferable situation, which is the expression of the loss of the primary maternal object, a loss which has never been the subject of bereavement work. Attachment to the lost prima...
Somato-mental counter-transfer as a therapeutic tool for children with autism and sensory impairment
‘titrebSummary’/titrebThis text reports on psychotherapist experience with autistic, deaf or blind children in a day hospital. He gave an account of the first times of this meeting, during which time the body of the therapist or that of the children occupied the scene. He describes the dual need for...
Connection and Disconnection: Value of the Analyst’s Subjectivity in Elucidating Meaning in a Psychoanalytic Case Study
This article reflects on pivotal concepts of psychoanalytic practice and theory, applied to a single case study to create new meanings. Drawing from the concepts of transference, countertransference, and projective identification, the author presents the notion that the researcher’s subjective react...
Expanding Subjectivities: Introduction to the Special Issue on ‘New Directions in Psychodynamic Research’
A major theme in recent psychoanalytic thinking concerns the use of therapist subjectivity, especially “countertransference,” in understanding patients. This thinking converges with and expands developments in qualitative research regarding the use of researcher subjectivity as a tool to understandi...
Unsere Forschung bewegt uns – aber von wo wohin?
In his seminal work From Anxiety to Method in the Behavioral Sciences (1967), George Devereux posits the analysis of countertransference as the most illuminating instrument in qualitative research. His approach does not disparage the researcher’s anxieties and defenses as merely interfering v...
Clinical and projective reading of the refusal to engage in therapy in a woman who has been incest
The aim of this article is to show how projective methodology referring to freudial metapsychology can serve as a reflection for the incest clinic and, more particularly, the refusal to engage subjects in therapeutic aid despite an investment in community life with the victims. We conducted research...
Concerning a clinical case of anorexia: between transferable challenges and theoretical inferences
Meeting with anorexia patients generates a singular resonance. In the face of subjects that embody the still-living by giving a rachitic body, the issues of life and death are present from the outset, not only on the transfer stage but also in the real life of the meeting. Through the clinical case...
Looking for a lost echo
The narrative that I propose to you is part of my ethical concern, that of not depriving a child of the possibility of an analytical process. This presupposes the presence of an analyst who is willing to be there, to be used as such. The listening and counter-transferential development in the Maël c...
Be psychologist and immigrant: the challenges of the clinic
Although many in Quebec, immigrant psychologists live in an unfamiliar professional reality. This article explores the clinical challenges that are specific to them. In two interviews, four migrant psychologists commented on children’s drawings and discussed their clinical practice. The data were an...
Objectional arrangements for digital relations
Digital relations, whether dual or in group, have more or less objectivity. Do digital relationships, whether in groups or in groups, present objective arrangements? The socio-cultural context of cyber culture and the values associated with it contribute to the quality of the new ways of interperson...
The granite block
The Giuseppe Civitarese conference in Genoa, following his report, calls for a remark and a question (Civitarese, 2018). The remark concerns Civitarese’s insistence on any freighters to show that Bion’s thinking is inseparable from an epistemology of the analytical approach itself and its theorisati...
Renewal and reversal, these crucial moments of counter-transfer scandal the analytical game and seek to articulate patience and impatience, i.e. a patient impatience as a condition of subjective appropriation of absence. In this game, interpretation and community speech play a crucial role in seekin...
Knowledge and ignorance of the couple
The author works on the difficulties in transmitting knowledge in the context of cultural parentage, which are due to the denial of personal and family parentage. The transmission of cultural parentage takes place through transition spaces, in the same way as physical and family transmission takes p...
Subtle issues of the first interviews with adolescent
In this article, the author discusses the specificities of preliminary interviews in the adolescent clinic. The study of these particularities incorporates, on the one hand, Denyse Lyard’s concept of ‘archaetypic recess’ following the work of Erich Neumann and, on the other hand, the role of the cou...
The countertransfer of the analyst to the test of historical reality
What and how, in the analytical situation, takes account of the external reality of the subject and on the subject even though the analyst focuses on the internal world and dynamics transfer countertransfer and projective experiences? A face-to-face psychotherapy in two phases, with a 30-year interl...
Cross-looking on ethics in the publication of clinical cases
In the age of digital and easy access to scientific articles on the internet, we propose to question the ethical tension created by the publication of a clinical case. Do the desire and duty of scientific work prevail over the rule of discretion imposed by therapy? Conversely, does professional secr...
Early links and development in child therapy
In the child’s clinic, the development of early and choking relationships often involves working in the presence of protagonists. The analysis of the material derived from the psychotherapy of a 7-year-old child serves as a basis in this article to consider how the restoration of malleability in exc...