Womanliness as Emergence of Self at the Boundary

Author/s Roberta La Rosa
Publishing Year 2013 Issue 2013/1
Language Italian Pages 8 P. 101-108 File size 882 KB
DOI 10.3280/GEST2013-001008
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Through the narratives of two clinical cases, the article presents the therapeutic work with sufferings in which is not possible to have a sexual intercourse. Starting with the assumption that sexuality is the thread of the depth of our desire to contact the Other, it was highlighted how following the intentionality of the patients, the co-creation between therapist and patient is the place where is possible to experiment with new relational patterns. The Gestalt approach has guided therapeutic job with these sufferings focusing on few key points as to raise attention to one’s bodily sensations, the issues of the energy and boundaries and the support to femininity.

Keywords: Femininity, sexuality, relationship, couple, sexual disorders, energy

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Roberta La Rosa, La femminilità come emergere del sé al confine di contatto in "QUADERNI DI GESTALT" 1/2013, pp 101-108, DOI: 10.3280/GEST2013-001008