Articoli che contengono il tag: institution

“Support beyond the Distance”: the creation of a working group and its function of containment. New settings in psychological intervention in COVID-19 care contexts

Abstract The article presents the professional and emotional experience of the working group of psychologists engaged in home care and the management of the COVID-19 emergency. The emotional impact of traumatic events for the individual and the community requires the … Continua a leggere

Transit from individual to group: network thinking in the foundation of a limited time group of therapy in a Public Service

Abstract The article intends to suggest a reflection about the process of the formation of a limited time group of therapy in a mental health care center located in Rome, Asl Roma 2. The aim is to focus on the … Continua a leggere

The role of psychoanalysis in the welfare state crisis: from taking care of the patient to taking care of the healthcare institutions

Abstract Recent developments in psychoanalytic outreach researches have offered ever more convincing evidences of a circular, mutual relationship between the internal world, the group and the external society. From such point of view, the author explores the current crisis scenarios … Continua a leggere

Thinking the Institution

Abstract This essay focuses on three topics. The first is related to a particular aspect of the relationship between individuals and the institution. The institution may or may not provide the individual with an image (mirroring) suited to for his/her … Continua a leggere

From the organization-in-the-mind to the organization as subject: conceptual maps for psychoanalytic consultancy in institutions

Abstract Organizational consultancy has been using methods and approaches of psychoanalytic origin for several decades now, especially when the problems involved seem to imply significant emotional and inter-personal aspects, that leaders, key figures and often the involved subjects themselves appear … Continua a leggere

The necessary institution

Abstract The institution which works well is the institution we become aware of only when it fails, like the air we breathe, so necessary but so little present to our conscience. Some psychoanalysts, in particular Bleger and Kaës, have theorized … Continua a leggere

Therapeutic group as a laboratory of freedom of expression

Abstract This contribution is inspired by the experience of conducting a therapeutic group for adult patients within a medium security psychiatric community in Milan. Using some session excerpts, a close connection is established between affirmation of identity of individuals and … Continua a leggere

The therapist and the group of deviant adolescents

Abstract I chose to talk about a sexual crime because I think it’s particularly interesting following the working-through in the group of a crime against a person and not against property, that represents the most diffused kind of adolescent crimes. … Continua a leggere

The adult therapist in health services: between parents and public institution

Abstract We could affirm that in the Institution’s base, that has mental health as an aim, in a paradoxical way we can find a primitive psychic functioning, thus infantile. This infantile position seems to constitute the link between the three … Continua a leggere

The adult and the group in the years of growth

Abstract Today’s clinical, the undetermined of the contemporaneous aspects, for example what we call the borderline cases or the whole cohort of the depressive, maybe have to be considered like the symptom of a society without projects, without hope, if … Continua a leggere

How do institutions dream

Abstract The author part of the box after that Freud made his topical and thanks to their rewriting topological space, he could understand that, beyond the physiological and psychological need of sleep, even the institutional groups need space for the … Continua a leggere

To be and to have: to count

Abstract Using psychodrama with psychotics in Institutions that work on territory, makes a significant time of a journey into the group, where the psychotic “takes value” in presence. In this article the group of psychodrama is introduced as the instrument … Continua a leggere

Experiences and thoughts on training in psycho-oncology

Abstract Those who wish to concern themselves with training in the psycho-somatic field and, in particular, in the psycho-oncological field need to face the constant work of working through the passage from defensive splitting to operational splitting. A psychoanalytically trained … Continua a leggere