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1631 C R E D IT : A N D R E I T C H E R N O V /I S T O C K P H O T O .C O M Disclosure of NDIS profiles would not violate any meaningful privacy interests (12). (There are easier ways to determine whether an individual has a criminal record than searching such a database, and the profiles would not be useful for medical diagnoses.) The profiles in the(More)
The author uses a dream specimen as interpreted during psychoanalysis to illustrate Modell's hypothesis that Edelman's theory of neuronal group selection (TNGS) may provide a valuable neurobiological model for Freud's dynamic unconscious, imaginative processes in the mind, the retranscription of memory in psychoanalysis, and intersubjective processes in the(More)
  • W Shields
  • 2001
More and more opportunities now exist for group therapists to engage in the study of the self in the large group at local, national, and international conferences as well as in clinical and other organizational settings. This may be particularly important for the group therapist in the next century with potential benefit not only for individuals but also(More)
  • W Shields
  • 1999
The subjective response of aliveness in the work of the group may be a valuable signal on the journey toward creative character change in group therapy. In order to promote change in others, the group therapist must engage deeply and use internal responses as guides during interactions with group members as well as in relation to the group as a whole.(More)
  • W Shields
  • 2000
While some group participants communicate about the problems in their lives by patterns of troublesome behavior, others may accommodate superficially to the needs of the group but feel an inner sense of futility and quiet desperation. Through use of Winnicott's paradoxical emphasis on the hope that is expressed within the "antisocial inclination" in all(More)
The author applies Bion's intersubjective theory of thinking to study the influence of imaginative literature on the development of the capacity for figurative or metaphorical thought in response to affect-laden experience. Using a selection from Emily Dickinson's poetry and a soliloquy from Shakespeare's Hamlet in a study group model to illustrate this(More)
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