FOR PLEASURE. A sound/musical associative process

Abstract: This text reflects a very special group experience, centered on sound, music, relationship, in a functioning of free association. It focuses on musical practice and its pleasure, in groups. This experience, still relevant, has actually lasted for 17 years, she questions what “holds” such a group. The reflection also focuses on the transition from physique pleasure to spiritual pleasure, and on the resonance, in the sound, from below to beyond language. Read more


Interview with André FERTIER

musician composer, music therapist, expert in cultural accessibility, artistic and inclusive cultural policy. Music therapy researcher for people with autism, cerebrospinal handicap, people in comas, and Alzheimer’s patients. Composer of stage music, World music and songwriter performing pop/rock songs; creator of functional sound spaces. Read more


The psychoanalyst and the yoga lesson

Summary This dissertation, centered on the Hatha yoga course, develops a reflection from three initial questions, stemming from the readings and practices of yoga, the experience of the carpet (hence its title). These are: the recurrent attack of the Ego, the absence of the group, and the absence of sexuality, in a reflection on the teaching of yoga. During this journey, the question of death was invited, it is addressed in the introduction. These questions have led to questions about the processes that allow us to move from the physical to the spiritual (such as sublimation), and the composition of the framework to ensure engagement in these processes (such as tempo). Read more


Research on the gender in the composition of a workshop of photography for schizophrenics, its role in the therapeutic efficiency


The present research studies the effects of the gender, in a workshop of expression of a photolanguage type within schizophrenic adults. The initial question was the one of a possible influence of the composition of the groups of therapy, in terms of gender, during the observed processes What is the incidence of the distribution of gender on the Read more