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Beyond the Counterpoint Psychic Flow. Discussion of Ferhan Ozenen’s paper
Journal Title: PSICOANALISI 
Author/s: Dimo Stantchev 
Year:  2019 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  7 Pg. 77-83 FullText PDF:  144 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PSI2019-001008
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As a discussant, the author tries to discern into the presented clinical material, and then to focus the attention of the reader of Ferhan Ozenen’s impressive case presentation, on some repetitive transferential-countertransferential aspects in the dynamics of the analytic situation and process, which, if not being duly taken into account in the countertransference and through the reflection on the "role responsiveness" of the analyst, or not being opportunely pointed-out, constructed, and then interpreted and analysed in the transference, could lead to some massive regressive psychic movements in the patient and to a rather destructive acting-outs. In this sense, listening "beyond the contrapuntal psychic flow" to what has not been said in the sessions, through the lens of "listening of the analysand’s listening", could be of great help for stimulating and enhancing the analyst’s capacity and openness towards traumatic repetitions and transgenerational impacts.
Keywords: Psychic conflict, psychic paradox, role responsiveness, listening to listening, traumatic compliance

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Dimo Stantchev, Beyond the Counterpoint Psychic Flow. Discussion of Ferhan Ozenen’s paper in "PSICOANALISI" 1/2019, pp. 77-83, DOI:10.3280/PSI2019-001008

   

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