Reverie as a clinical tool in the analytic room has shown the poten-tial to unveil unconscious contents, which would otherwise remain in-effable. The Author highlights the complexity of this concept by exam-ining some post-Bionians’ views on reverie. In so doing, he pinpoints important differences in how reverie is defined and used clinically. The Author then offers his personal viewpoint on this key concept for contemporary psychoanalysis, exemplified in a case report.
Keywords: Countertransference, dream, free association, post-Bionians, reverie.