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A junghian point of view on the couple therapy
Author/s: Fulvia De Benedettis, Sandra Fersurella, Silvia Presciuttini 
Year:  2014 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  7 Pg. 112-118 FullText PDF:  535 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PSOB2014-001008
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We propose a Junghian comment to the article by Dr. M.V. Gambella. Our revisiting of the therapy described is aimed to "dream" the text, in Ogden’s acceptation. Within the couple described, we contemplate the unconscious relational issues between the archetypal images "Anima" and "Animus". We also observe what happens in the therapy’s "third space", which effectively becomes a third actor, with its own emotional states and with the opposite affective qualities coming from the couple and from the therapist. We also track close resonances between the "metaphorical methods" used in the relational domain and the narrative and imaginative dimension permeating the Junghian therapeutical practice.
Keywords: Dreaming; Anima; Animus; Archetype; Third Space; Couple Therapy

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Fulvia De Benedettis, Sandra Fersurella, Silvia Presciuttini, A junghian point of view on the couple therapy in "PSICOBIETTIVO" 1/2014, pp. 112-118, DOI:10.3280/PSOB2014-001008


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