Articles in English

The Concept of Trauma in Lacanian Psychoanalysis

“Trauma” is one of those words about whose meaning there is no consensus; or, to use a Lacanian term, it functions as a point...

Adrienne Harris: It is unlikely that politics is absent from your clinical practice

Adrienne Harris is one of the leading personalities of Relational psychoanalysis. Among other things, she is an Associate Editor of Psychoanalytic Dialogues journal and...

David Bell: Psychoanalysts‘ Role Also is to Communicate Their Understanding to the Public

David Bell is a Past President of the British Psychoanalytical Society and one of the leading experts on the relation between psychoanalysis and other disciplines:...

The Quality of Free Association as an Expression of a Relationship With a Psychoanalyst

The concept of free association is based on one-person psychology – only the analysand’s conflicts and inner dynamic are usually considered when the content...

Underground psychoanalysis in Prague – part III.

This article is the last of our three part series about Underground psychoanalysis in Prague (part one and part two). In the traumatizing conditions of political...

Underground psychoanalysis in Prague – part II.

This is a follow-up of the article Underground psychoanalysis in Prague – part I. Now, I would like to cover several themes which I consider to...

Underground psychoanalysis in Prague – part I.

It is impossible to cover half a century of Prague underground psychoanalysis without mentioning several key moments in its development. We are a society...

Introduction to Lacanian Psychoanalysis

The aim of this article is to introduce the reader to the general outline of Lacanian psychoanalysis by providing a rudimentary introduction to some...