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Subjectivity and Objectivity in Analytic Listening

Subjectivity and Objectivity in Analytic Listening

Apr 1st, 20141 Comment

“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

Mar 31st, 20142 Comments

“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

Subjectivity and Desire in Research

Jan 18th, 2014No Comments

“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?”

The Free Association Narrative Interview Method

The Free Association Narrative Interview Method

Dec 26th, 2013No Comments

“In approaching our defended subject, we were assisted by two concepts: gestalt and free association.”

Using Thematic Analysis in Psychology

Using Thematic Analysis in Psychology

Dec 19th, 2013No Comments

“In this paper we outline: what thematic analysis is; a 6-phase guide to performing thematic analysis; potential pitfalls to avoid when doing thematic analysis; what makes good thematic analysis; and advantages and disadvantages of thematic analysis.”

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