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This Art of Psychoanalysis – Dreaming Undreamt Dreams and Interrupted Cries – Thomas H. Ogden, 2005

Routledge, p. 56  “My recollection of Mr. N.’s Christmas music hallucination and my emotional responses and associations to it led me to become aware that having a reverie – any reverie – that I could make use of analytically was … Continue reading

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Mourning and Melancholia – Freud, 1917

  English Translation, 1957, Standard Edition, 14, 237-58. “An object-choice, an attachment of the libido to a particular person, had at one time existed; then, owing to a real slight or disappointment coming from this loved person, the object-relationship was shattered.  The … Continue reading

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The Violence of Emotions – Bion and Post-Bionion Psychoanalysis – Giuseppe Civitarese

                                              Photo by c@rljones on Foter.com / CC BY-NC Routledge, 2013   p. 24 “Transcending the caesura and … Continue reading

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Attacks on Linking Revisited – A New Look at Bion’s Classic Work

Photo credit: cactusbones via Foter.com / CC BY-NC-SA Edited by Catalina Bronstein and Edna O’Shaughnessy  Karnac Books – 2017  p. XXV (Introduction)   “In Cogitations (1992), Bion differentiated experiences that appear to be transformed by alpha function from those that cannot be transformed. … Continue reading

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Projective Identification and Psychotherapeutic Technique – Thomas H. Ogden, Karnac Books 1992

Photo credit: Beverly & Pack via Foter.com / CC BY p.  1  “Projective identification is not a metapsychological concept.  The phenomena it describes exist in the realm of thoughts, feelings, and behaviour, not in the realm of abstract beliefs about the workings … Continue reading

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The Figure of Beatrice – Charles Williams, 1943

Photo credit: Smart Destinations via Foter.com / CC BY-SA apocryphile press, 2005  p. 15 “The image of the woman was not new in him, nor even the mode in which he treated it. What was new was the intensity of … Continue reading

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The Human Condition – Hannah Arendt, 1958

Photo credit: Redfishingboat (Mick O) via Foter.com / CC BY-NC The University of Chicago Press p. 50 “Indeed, the most intense feeling we know of, intense to the point of blotting out all other experiences, namely, the experience of great … Continue reading

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