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1.Issue of counter transference
In Freud’s days it was felt to be negative, your own issues, but in Paula Hyman’s paper leads to a contemporary view. Seen as an aid to the analyst to gain insight. SO the view changed from interference to currently very helpful.
2. issues of Termination—
See if one is analyst and object relations
Psychological issues—separation and loss. Separation anxiety
3.Early infantile development-traditional Freudian
stages and experiences of new baby decrease at 6 months and dominated by the pleasure principle (vs. reality principle)
4. Psychoanalysis oriented view
families dysfunction vs. individual
similar. Intrapsychic conflicts of each individual member even in family setting.
5. Process of psychoanalytic therapy
1. Clarification (listening and thinking)
2. Confrontation
3. Interpretation
4. Working through phase
6. Dynamic defense of paranoia
If we can’t contain anger and aggression in ourselves we project it onto someone else. Splitting off or projecting onto someone else unwanted aspect of oneself.
7. Psychoanalytic family therapist
Mother and 6 year old child. Boy with mild symptoms—withdrawn
2-4 anal
4-6 phallic/genital stage

phallic stage of development.
8. Transference Principle
patient respond to you in a similar way as responded to a significant person from the past
9. Projective Identification
therapist can know about patient (more sense about patient) –
Patient splitting off and projecting into you some of their own experience. Unconscious mechanism to communicate feelings (i.e. anger) . You (therapist are feeling angry—they split it off and projected it onto you.
10. Kohut’s main contribution
Empathy and role of empathy.
11. state of mind of therapist and develop in client living with
11b. Factors Therapist has to guard against:
· doubt and uncertainty
· unsaturated time and space
· abandon memory and desire (Bion)

11b.· Omnipotence and Omniscience
Therapist has to be able to tolerate not understanding and not knowing –cenahall?
i.e. therapist in training
12. What psych. Factors facilitate psychic?
· Insight, understanding, change
· Adherence to reality vs. pleasure principle
· Allowing to experience one’s healthy guilt. (more likely to change if you feel guilty about damaging someone else)
13. What psychologic factors interfere with psychic change?
· Being omnipotent (which you know)
· Envious patient (bites the hand that feeds you)
· Feeling persecuted (persecutory ego)
· Idealize safety