Masterspeaker Series: Use of the Therapist’s Self.  Distance Learning from your computer - Learn more!

The Private Self and Relational Theory
The Private Self and Relational Theory
Author: Arnold H. Modell
Downloaded 55 times since July 2016

Traditional psychoanalysis has been defined as a one-person psychology in that it refers intersubjective events occurring within the psychoanalytic dyad to the mind of one individual, the patient. However, within the past decade there has been a noticeable shift of emphasis toward a two-person psychology. We have collectively given greater weight to the developmental significance of actual parent-child experiences as well as to the intersubjective nature of transference. (15 pp.)

Main Menu