viewing Psychoanalysis

as Drama Therapy, Psychodrama, Dramatic Resonances, Waking Dream Theatre, Playback Theatre, Expressive Arts Therapy, Myth and Storytelling. "The subjective medium is the transference effigy, that is, an invisible image of the object that is transposed between romantic Ideas in the Allegory Watership Down the analytic subject and the analyst, one that the subject cannot distinguish from the analyst without the analyst's interpretive intervention." Grotstein. Psychoanalysis and Human Idiom. This is the background threat of annihilation - which I think corresponds to what the Kleinians viewed as the manifestation of the terrifying death instinct. However, such work brings the threat of fragmentation and may result in great anxiety.

Spiritual Competency Resource Center - Official Site



viewing Psychoanalysis

Thoughts on narcissism and narcissistic rage. The mirror stage as formative of the function of the I as revealed in psychoanalytic experience. In words similar to those used by Winnicott who wrote of 'unthinkable agonies Kohut (1984 p 8) wrote of "the unspeakable anxieties accompanying a prepsychological state". It is developed through the selfobject functions provided by the object, but is not inherently concerned with the relationship with the object. Crucially, this process depends upon the analyst's (and patient's) toleration of not knowing and not understanding. When their apparent psychopathology is approached by interpretation, however, the immediate result is nearly catastrophic; they act our wildly, overwhelm the analyst with oedipal love demands, threaten suicide - in short, although the content (of symptoms, fantasies, and manifest transference) is all triangular oedipal, the. Through the adequate availability of the empathic selfobject, the baby's mental and physiological being is organised - but the threat of chaos-fragmentation is ever-present. Gy├Ârgy,., Elliot,.