Articles in English

Rosine Perelberg: Après coup, crypt and the work of the negative

During the Otto Fenichel and His Legacy Conference in Prague in October 2017, we had a chance to meet some of the most prominent...

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:...

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...

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...

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...

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...