Posts for the “Agent’s Position” category

After a crisis, what emerges?

by Julia Evans on August 4, 2014

Two items, recently engaged with, raise questions: 1)  What emerges after a crisis? This question is put in Gil Caroz’s presentation on 10th May 2014, at Ghent, towards the next (…)

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Sigmund Freud & Hilda Doolittle : a transference contextualised

by Julia Evans on April 28, 2014

In Miquel Bassols’ text, here , he refers to an example of transference between Hilda Doolittle (See endnote [i]) and Sigmund Freud. (See endnote  [ii]). Sigmund Freud’s letter (See endnote (…)

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Politics, ethics, regulation and the talking therapies : current positions emerging from Parliamentary debate

by Julia Evans on November 20, 2013

Thank you Andrew Samuels for circulating this article: Abhorrent ‘cure’ for homosexuality will not be banned, says Government minister. Psychotherapists trying to convert gay patients to hetrosexuality is “wholly abhorrent” a (…)

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Introduction to the psyCommons : 2nd November 2013 : Denis Postle

by Julia Evans on November 2, 2013

From Denis Postle: On 2 Nov 2013, at 07:21, Denis wrote: Here below is the first of a series of videos about the psyCommons. I continue to see the psyCommmons (…)

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A competition between the UK Government, the Medical Model via psychiatrists & the Mormons for the correct definition of the science of mental health

by Julia Evans on April 18, 2013

This is the tale of how this battle came to my attention: Sitting drinking my customary morning jug of coffee, my customary distraction was unavailable as it was updating itself. (…)

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Comments on ‘A woman is authorised by herself': An example of THE feminine: Margaret Thatcher?

by Julia Evans on April 16, 2013

Miquel Bassols’ piece evoked many trains of thought – thank you. (Note: ‘A woman is authorised by herself’ by Miquel Bassols, ELP, Barcelona was circulated by PIPOL NEWS no:42 on 15 (…)

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Psychoanalysts in the Artist Village… An impression of an extimate experience

by Philippe Grisar on November 22, 2012

Note: This is reproduced, with permission, from philippegrisar.be, and is available here. This page is a text on experience as a ‘commentator’ in the Artists’ Village. Introduction: Kort relaas over (…)

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Tribute to Thomas Szasz (April 15th 1920 – September 8th 2012)

by Julia Evans on October 18, 2012

Available here Thomas Stephen Szasz, M.D., 92, died at his home in Manlius, N.Y. on September 8, 2012. He was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1920, and emigrated to the (…)

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Giles Fraser reinterpretes ‘Kant avec Sade’ around Occupy London at St Paul’s

by Julia Evans on October 14, 2012

There are a series of relevant articles waiting to be posted. I have given up saving to the desktop as it is now covered with urgent postings.  The new file (…)

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Do the ‘evidence-based’ results of brain scanning debunk Freud both scientifically and in the clinic?

by Julia Evans on September 5, 2012

  My attention was caught this morning by a report by Tom Feilden on the BBC Today programme, titled ‘How neuroscience could help explain human emotions’[i]. ‘So what?’, I hear (…)

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