The role of the patient’s remembered history and unconscious past in the evolution of Betty Joseph’s ‘Here and now’ clinical technique (1959–1989)

@article{Aguayo2011TheRO,
  title={The role of the patient’s remembered history and unconscious past in the evolution of Betty Joseph’s ‘Here and now’ clinical technique (1959–1989)},
  author={Joseph Aguayo},
  journal={The International Journal of Psychoanalysis},
  year={2011},
  volume={92},
  pages={1117 - 1136}
}
  • J. Aguayo
  • Published 1 October 2011
  • Psychology
  • The International Journal of Psychoanalysis
The author historicizes one aspect of Betty Joseph’s ongoing technical contributions in terms of its originating London Kleinian context. Early on she drew upon both the patient’s remembered history and unconscious past, linking these experiences in past‐to‐present transference interpretations in order to effect psychic change. In evolving the technique of ‘here and now’ analysis, Joseph came to emphasize a communicative definition of projective and introjective identification as well as the… 
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