The Internalization of Caring

Part of How Psychoanalysis Works? (Vol. 1, Issue 25)

Continuing down our recent journey into the transformative features of depth psychotherapy, today I explore the role of presence in the changes psychoanalytic processes elicit in patients. Presence refers to the psychoanalysts’ attention to their patients. It encompasses respect, curiosity, empathy, care, attunement, and similar forms of responsiveness.

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