Richard Wagner: About problem of identity and narcissism. Some hypotheses (first part)

This study concerns the life of Richard Wagner. Pychoanalytical concepts are employed to delve into the workings of the great composer’s mind. Various theories are put forward related to the underlying and unconscious dynamic, which influenced one of the world’s best-loved composers. The study is Read more…

Original repression (Urverdrängung), an open concept. One hundred years of Metapsychology

The concept of primal repression (Urverdrängung), which this year is celebrating its 100th anniversary, was one of the most diffused and less developed along Freud’s work, especially from the clinical point of view. In this article, after reviewing those Freudian texts that deal with the Read more…

From the ontology of Selbst to the clinic of the self. Applications within the field of psychosomatic illness

In the present text, a central hypothesis is outlined: the psychosomatic condition corresponds to a manifestation of the true self; concept developed by Winnicott. For this task I propose as support the texts of F. Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra (1885) and Beyond Good and Evil Read more…

Presentació de Lorena Sozzi, Joan Manel Blanqué i Carles Pérez Testor

Lorena Sozzi és una psicòloga i psicoterapeuta jove, procedent de Milà i que vaig conèixer a Sant Pere Claver, on ella col•labora actualment. La vaig conèixer a través de Joan Manel Blanqué, psiquiatra, psicoterapeuta i psicoanalista, director del programa de psicosis incipients a la mateixa Read more…

Trauma and abuse: reflections about traumatic origin of aggressiveness based on clinical experience

The article addresses the issue of abuse and mistreatment in childhood, through clinical experiences carried out in the Dominican Republic. A meeting with J, a Dominican 7-year-old child, took place to explore the traumatic outcome and devastating consequences that situations of abuse and mistreatment can Read more…

A propósito de «Los test gráficos en el diagnóstico» de Teresa Pont Amenós

Teresa Pont Amenós Madrid: Síntesis, 2014 Teresa Pont Amenós es psicoterapeuta por la Associació Catalana de Psicoteràpia Psicoanalítica (ACPP), miembro de la Sociedad Española del Rorschach y Métodos Proyectivos (SERYMP) y profesora de máster en diversas universidades (UB, UAB, UIC y UdG). Ejerce su profesión Read more…

A propósito de «Melanie Klein. Seminarios de introducción a su obra» de Horacio Etchegoyen y Luis Minuchin

Horacio Etchegoyen y Luis Minuchin Buenos Aires: Ediciones Biebel, 2014 Participar en la presentación de un libro es participar en una celebración.1 Y digo celebración cuando habría de decir celebraciones. Estar aquí, reunirnos con uno de los autores, el Dr. Luis Minuchin, quien ha sostenido Read more…