Mind Works: Technique and Creativity in Psychoanalysis
Mind Works: Technique and Creativity in Psychoanalysis (The New Library of Psychoanalysis) by Antonino Ferro
English | 2008 | ISBN: 0415429927, 0415429919 | 240 pages | PDF | 3 MB
Is the analyst's mind a factor in the analytic process?
In Mind Works Antonino Ferro uses clinical material such as detailed reports of sessions, together with client's analytic histories, to develop Bions original findings and illustrate complex concepts in the field of psychoanalytic technique. These concepts include:
the end of analysis
Mind Works: Technique and Creativity in Psychoanalysis also suggests that dreaming is a fundamental moment in analytic work, and Ferro discusses how dreams can go beyond the present to become a continuous act of the mind in the waking state, allowing internal and external stimuli to be transformed into thoughts and emotions.
Focusing on how the minds of the analyst and the analysand work in psychoanalysis, this book will appeal to psychoanalysts, psychotherapists, and psychiatrists and will be helpful in psychoanalytic and psychotherapeutic work on a day-to-day basis.