The Birth of the Self in Therapy


Publisher: Jason Aronson, Inc.

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Internal objects are born into the relationship with the analyst. The analyst is experienced as the background facilitator, the parent of opportunity and of space for growth. The patient also experiences the analyst as the object of desire and hate, the object mother and father. In the confusion and synergy of these two lies the patient’s struggle. In exploring the relationship between them, the patient may find his or her self.

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