The late Bion


In February 1968, aged over 70, Wilfred Bion moved to California and worked there for a decade, active until shortly before his death.  Only recently have we been able to know more about this period of his life that corresponds to a deep theoretical development that makes the theory and technique of psychoanalysis pivot on the concept of experience of O. The memoirs of his American patients, Grotstein (2007) and Gooch (Culbert-Kohen, 2011) introduce us to Bion at work in his analytical room and show us his “disciplined and focused” Read more