Inscription into the community. A footnote on a Lacanian approach to the group treatment of psychosis


Situating psychoanalysis as the foundation of the therapeutic community and as a spiritual exercise, the author argues that contemporary approaches articulate a form of akēdia – a desire to be elsewhere – both in its focus on expectation and its misunderstanding of the nature ‘place’. This amounts to an avoidance of being-with the subject of psychosis. This leads to a discussion of the formation necessary for therapeutic community practitioners which is in opposition to the notion of training. Such a formation amounts to an inscription into the discourse of the Read more


Training in Multifamiliar Psychoanalysis

The author emphasizes the importance of formation for workers. Formation according to a modality that follows the theoric/experiential patterns of Garcia Badaracco’s Multifamily Psychoanalysis. Following this path, she puts in evidence two fields connected between themselves, the personal one and the caring/relational one. The suggested reflections start from the personal formative experience with Garcia Badaracco and Maria Elisa Mitre in Buenos Aires. The author shows a connection between Read more