The Phenomenology of Contact in a Session

Author/s Margherita Spagnuolo Lobb, Teresa Borino
Publishing Year 2017 Issue 2017/1 Language Italian
Pages 15 P. 53-67 File size 193 KB
DOI 10.3280/GEST2017-001005
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This article presents the transcript of a session that took place during a seminar for psy-chotherapists of different modalities. M. Spagnuolo Lobb is the therapist and the client is a psychotherapist participating in the seminar. The therapists engage in dialogue about the session. In the concluding section, T. Borino comments on the whole session. Understood within a phenomenological and aesthetic perspective, the session focused on the concept of a procedural self. This led the client from a rational knowledge of herself to an embodied and relational awareness.

Keywords: Phenomenology, aesthetic relational knowledge, introspection, awareness, spontaneity.

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Margherita Spagnuolo Lobb, Teresa Borino, La fenomenologia del contatto in una seduta in "QUADERNI DI GESTALT" 1/2017, pp 53-67, DOI: 10.3280/GEST2017-001005