Presence of Couch in Psychoanalysis [$5]
The use of couch in psychoanalysis, which cannot be separated from the lied down position and from placing the analyst behind his
client, even if it's an important technical indication, is often detrimental to the therapeutical relationship.
Importance of Empathy During the First Session of the Cure [$5]
The first session of the cure, that is, the first meeting with the client and the impression he/she leaves with the analyst, and mainly the analyst's intuition have many things to say concerning the course of the
Therapeutic Techniques [$5]
"Psychoanalysis represents first of all a therapeutic method. But it's different from all those included into the category of
psychotherapy through two essential aspects:
1. The discovery of the (psychic) unconscious (id), which represents, together with the ego and superego, one of the agencies of the psychic apparatus. This
discovery could be considered epochal because it overthrows the place and role of the ego, of the conscious sphere in the study and cure of the soul..."