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  • 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."

  • Taking Notes

    "The aim of this method is to link different levels of psychic reality, all the while keeping them separate. To this end, the notes are divided into four columns: the group associative chain, the underlying ‘basic scenarios’, internal and intertransferential reactions, and hypotheses about the observed phenomena. "

  • Beyond the Dyad

    Beyond the Dyad

    "My suggestion here is that our current emphasis on the dyad, rather than simply reflecting empirical reality more accurately, is itself part of a set of practices and tacit assumptions that go beyond and produce that reality."