By Robert Oelsner
Why has Heinrich Racker’s unique paintings on transference and countertransference confirmed so valuable?
With a passionate predicament for the sphere created through the assembly of analyst and sufferer, and an abiding curiosity within the relevant significance of transference and countertransference in analytic perform, Robert Oelsner has introduced jointly the concept and paintings of seventeen eminent analysts from Europe, the USA, and Latin America.
In new essays commissioned for this quantity, the writers have put aside the traces that may frequently divide psychoanalytic teams and colleges so one can study intensive the range of ways and responses that signify the easiest analytic perform this present day. the result's a set of unpolluted, modern fabric targeted at the interrelated matters – transference and countertransference – that make up the center of psychoanalytic paintings. either within the readability in their language and in relocating scientific examples the writers display, in distinctively own methods, how Heinrich Racker’s unique notion, which introduced the analyst’s subconscious responses into the equation, has allowed them to conform their very own views. but it's quite attention-grabbing to discover unforeseen parallels one of the chapters that time towards a shared imaginative and prescient. sincerely, even if in paintings with adults or kids, transference and countertransference at the moment are visible as encompassing a box that embraces either contributors within the consulting room.
Making Transference and Countertransference Today nonetheless extra important as a source for lecturers and scholars are numerous significant contributions through authors whose paintings isn't in a different way on hand in English. Psychoanalysts and others will locate few different books that current the sort of considerate photograph of those an important and engaging analytic topics.
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Extra resources for Transference and Countertransference Today
For some, as was the case for Racker, countertransference – like transference – is both an obstacle and a source of information about what is going in an analysis. 6 But the broader view of countertransference as encompassing many other elements obliged analysts to develop the new technical tools that Racker and Paula Heimann (1950) initiated. 7 Enactments in this respect are, as Hinshelwood points out, the end result of unnoticed countertransferences. Sometimes – perhaps more often than we would like to admit – we are enacting the countertransference, although if noticed this can still offer us a good opportunity for analytic understanding.
Lacan believes that in this famous case Freud made a mistake when he did not reverse the third dialectic problem, which would have made Dora face her homosexuality. Freud, to a degree, would seem to agree with Lacan here as he reproaches himself about not having paid enough attention to his patients’ homosexuality in their analysis. He failed to interpret Dora’s homosexual love for Mrs K because he could not accept that she loved Mrs K and not Mr K. According to Lacan, Freud was identified with Mr K in feeling betrayed.
He replied with a long speech: he knew he was not supposed to see other women, and he was willing to accept that. He pursued certain activities (study group meetings), but only once a week. In addition, he said he knew he was not expected to leave her soon after the start of their romance, but, on the other hand, that it would be too early to consider marriage. And on he went in the same vein. 11 There was every indication that the girl had little in common with the features of that imago. In contrast, the analysand’s mother was very domineering and controlled his social life – who he went out with and how often – and was jealous if he met new people, girls in particular.