The road is made by walking: A quarter century of being with dissociation

Author/s Kathy Steele
Publishing Year 2018 Issue 2018/1 Language Italian
Pages 10 P. 111-120 File size 1716 KB
DOI 10.3280/RSF2018-001007
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This article presents the impact of working with highly traumatized and dissociative individuals on the person of the therapist and on the therapeutic relationship. The author describes a case, illustrating common features of complex trauma and dissociation, some of the difficulties in treatment, and the experience of the therapist in trying to maintain equilibrium and focus in the midst of a challenging therapy.

Keywords: Complex trauma, dissociation, countertransference.

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Kathy Steele, La strada si fa camminando. Un quarto di secolo con il fenomeno dissociativo in "RIVISTA SPERIMENTALE DI FRENIATRIA" 1/2018, pp 111-120, DOI: 10.3280/RSF2018-001007