N.42 - Trauma and Group. Working with homogeneity and differences

Transmission of violence: sharing and transforming pain in analytical work

Abstract

This paper intends to discuss the issue of violence in the links with the help of three case histories. It will first illustrate a case of couple psychotherapy, then a case of group psychotherapy and lastly a clinical vignette concerning group psychotherapy directed to the staff of an institution. Group psychotherapy was performed with the technique of analytical psychodrama. The aim of this paper is to illustrate how the suffering inflicted by violence can be shared and transformed in analytical work.

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