Beyond the Counterpoint Psychic Flow. Discussion of Ferhan Ozenen’s paper

Journal title PSICOANALISI
Author/s Dimo Stantchev
Publishing Year 2019 Issue 2019/1 Language Italian
Pages 7 P. 77-83 File size 144 KB
DOI 10.3280/PSI2019-001008
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As a discussant, the author tries to discern into the presented clinical material, and then to focus the attention of the reader of Ferhan Ozenen’s impressive case presentation, on some repetitive transferential-countertransferential aspects in the dynamics of the analytic situation and process, which, if not being duly taken into account in the countertransference and through the reflection on the "role responsiveness" of the analyst, or not being opportunely pointed-out, constructed, and then interpreted and analysed in the transference, could lead to some massive regressive psychic movements in the patient and to a rather destructive acting-outs. In this sense, listening "beyond the contrapuntal psychic flow" to what has not been said in the sessions, through the lens of "listening of the analysand’s listening", could be of great help for stimulating and enhancing the analyst’s capacity and openness towards traumatic repetitions and transgenerational impacts.

Keywords: Psychic conflict, psychic paradox, role responsiveness, listening to listening, traumatic compliance

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Dimo Stantchev, Oltre il flusso psichico contrappuntistico. Discussione del paper di Ferhan Ozenen in "PSICOANALISI" 1/2019, pp 77-83, DOI: 10.3280/PSI2019-001008