By Michael J. Miller
The paintings of Jacques Lacan is linked extra with literature and philosophy than mainstream American psychology, due largely to the dense language he employs in articulating his theory – together with usually on the fee of medical representation. for that reason, his contributions are often interesting, but their application within the healing atmosphere may be tricky to pinpoint. Lacanian Psychotherapy fills during this medical hole by way of proposing theoretical discussions in transparent, obtainable language and using them to a number of chapter-length case experiences, thereby demonstrating their medical relevance. The important situation of the ebook is the usefulness of Lacan's proposal that the subconscious is established like and via language. this idea implies a unusual demeanour of listening ("to the letter") and intervention, which Miller applies to a couple of universal scientific concerns – together with together with case formula, desires, transference, and diagnosis – together with all within the context of real-world psychotherapy.
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Lacanian Psychotherapy: Theory and Practical Applications by Michael J. Miller