Bipersonal Field of Psychoanalysis

Term: Fall 2011

Subject Code: GPHI

Course Number: 6659

The field concept is traced from Kurt Lewin and the Barangers, who introduced it to psychoanalysis, to Langs and Ferro. The field metaphor is compared to competing conceptions such as transference and countertransference, projective identification, scenic understanding, and interaction. The seminar focuses on psychoanalytic theories of the treatment process.



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