On the uses of the folk-tale in education


More than thirty years of work as a child psychiatrist and analyst and weekly meetings with the teachers of psychotic children in my care, have led me to reflect upon the process of learning to read and the apparent lack of interest in books and reading amongst certain social groups. It is clearly the case that our consumer society favours information in the form of quick, screen-based Read more


The Narration of Folk Fairy-Tale within the Therapeutic Workshop


The individuation of some outstanding qualities of the popular story, the fairy tale, it is described, for its figuration, rhythm, repetition distance, lack of truthfulness as fit for the so called atelier-comte with groups of children in order to serve as a symbolical mediator of non verbal psychic elements, that the activities of narration, drawing, play will succeed in bringing back for a Read more