Articoli che contengono il tag: dreams

The Co-construction of the imaginary space in a group of children through the narration of stories and dreams

Abstract This work originates from the idea that the use of a mediating object (Privat P., Quélin-Soulignoux D., 2000) such as the narration of stories and dreams that emerge in the group, may create a new potential space where children … Continua a leggere

The Relationships between Incest and Hubris in Dreams, Myths and Folk Tales

Abstract In ancient myths, Hubris and Incest appear as the two archetypes, and are largely mentioned as the primary human sins in various cultures. It is in fact reasonable to assume that these two taboos constitute an ideological foundation, ground … Continua a leggere

Wandering through the dark forest: dreams and fairy tales in a group workshop

Abstract The paper touches upon the role that fairy tales play in a group therapy, as it works through processes relating to dream contents.  It exemplifies the way in which the interdisciplinary dialogue existing between group analysis and folklore research … Continua a leggere

Presentation, The Ordering Function of Thought in Folktales

Each of the articles in the volume relates to unique aspects regarding the affinity existing between fairy tales, or tales which share common characteristics with folktales, and the therapeutic process – either individual therapy, or a group workshop. Several articles … Continua a leggere

The oneiric world of women in the Grete Stern’ s photomontages

Abstract Grete Stern was a german fotoghaph ad designer. Due to her jewish origins, during Nazism she had to migrate to Argentina. In the 1948 she started a collaboration with the magazine for women  Idillio, on Buenos Aires. Her task … Continua a leggere

The impact of the female analytic group leader’s gender as revealed in dreams of male members: a clinical exploration

Abstract The psychoanalytic literature has always believed that the sex of the therapist is not a significant variable in treatment. Eroticized transference has positive potential, facilitating, restorative and invigorating. “Eroticized” capture the plasticity of sexuality, and creative ways of human … Continua a leggere

Dreams in a group session: telling a dream as an instrument to develope one’ s own individuality

Abstract In this paper some reflections will be formulated about a possible use of the dream as a useful tool to understand and have a view on the state of individual mind, related to group work, in a brief number … Continua a leggere

A therapeutical community on its way towards dreaming

Abstract For about a year, that is since we have assumed the community project ‘therapeutic responsibility for the structure has been given to a psychiatrist (psychoanalytic psychotherapist) to which were joined a psychologist (group analyst and expert in institutional dynamics), … Continua a leggere

Dream in group experience

Abstract The group is a dream that cannot be explained, an experience influenced by institutional biases, that can however find reassurance in the conductor’s figure. Is dream a system of self representation for groups and persons capable of producing deep … Continua a leggere

Group dreams as fractal images

Abstract In fractal geometry, a fractal is an object with a complex branched structure subtly, gradually enlarging a portion of the structure are out details that remain the same at all scales of growth. fractals are not expressed by primary … Continua a leggere

The use of dreams in group analysis” touching intangibles”

Abstract The dreams have a natural symbolic language that can be difficult to understand and every dream is something new. Jung compares dreams to an unknown foreign language. The symbol in a dream is a fact, it means what it … Continua a leggere

A treatening dream in a homogeneous group of patients expecting kidney transplants

Abstract This is an account of a Brief Analytic Group Psychotherapy experience with patients with chronic renal damage who were being dialyzed while waiting to receive kidney transplants. This practice was carried out in 1997, in the Psychiatric Liaison Unit … Continua a leggere

Dreamtelling as a request for containment – Three Uses of Dreams in Group Therapy

Abstract Dreams told in a therapeutic setting are challenging events from an experiential and technical perspective. Their contents seem fantastically rich for the one side, but often overwhelmingly chaotic in their implications for relations. Many clinicians lack know-how about how … Continua a leggere

Folkloristic Methods in Dreams Interpretation

Abstract The current paper deals with the affinity between dreams and fairy tales by using methods taken from the folk literature discipline. In the search to define common meeting points between literature and psychoanalysis, the most popular tendency has been … Continua a leggere