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  • Anatomy of the Entrepreneur

    Anatomy of the Entrepreneur

    "Venture capitalists, investment bankers, people acquiring entrepreneurial businesses, or individuals who work for an entrepreneur-- anyone who deals with an entrepreneur-would do well to heed the complex drama playing in the inner world of these people..."

  • King Lear and Narcissism

    King Lear and Narcissism

    "This essay, centered on Shakespeare’s play, The Tragedy of King Lear (Fraser, 1998), interweaves two themes that bear on major clinical issues."

  • Subjectivity and Objectivity in Analytic Listening

    "Renik notes that the power of the patient’s transference will persist in spite of selfdisclosure. I would add that this includes the idealizing transference as well. An idealizing patient will surely idealize a user-friendly, self-disclosing analyst as readily as a silent, austere one."

  • Free Association and Analytic Neutrality

    Free Association and Analytic Neutrality

    "Neutrality as a technical principle does not mandate a correct way of responding, nor does in commit the analyst to an emotionally vacant way of being; rather it guides that analyst to avoid using feelings, attitudes, and postures in order to control the patient's transference experience."

  • Subjectivity and Desire in Research

    "Is it possible to construct a relation to an other in such a way that an ‘interpretation’ might emerge that does not simply rearticulate our narcissistic attachments to recognized identities?"