Art, Creativity, and Psychoanalysis: Perspectives from by George Hagman

By George Hagman

Art, Creativity, and Psychoanalysis: views from Analyst-Artists collects own reflections via therapists who're additionally expert artists. It explores the connection among artwork and research via debts by means of practitioners who establish themselves as dual-profession artists and analysts. The publication illustrates the varied parts the place research and paintings proportion universal features utilizing first-hand, in-depth money owed. those vibrant studies from the frontier of artwork and psychoanalysis make clear the daily fight to be triumphant at either one of those difficult professions.?


From the start of psychoanalysis, many have made comparisons among research and paintings. lately there was expanding curiosity within the dating among creative and psychotherapeutic practices. most vital, either professions are considered as hugely inventive with spontaneity, improvisation and aesthetic adventure seeming to be universal to every. even though, transformations have additionally been well-known, specifically concerning the differing ambitions of every occupation: artwork resulting in the production of an paintings, and psychoanalysis leading to the elevated welfare and happiness of the sufferer. those concerns are addressed head-on in Art, Creativity, and Psychoanalysis: views from Analyst-Artists.


The chapters encompass own essays by way of analyst/artists who're at the moment operating in either professions; each one has been educated in and is presently working towards psychoanalysis or psychoanalytic psychotherapy. The aim of the publication is to supply the viewers with a brand new knowing of psychoanalytic and psychotherapeutic tactics from the point of view of paintings and inventive creativity. Drawing on inventive fabric from portray, poetry,  images, song and literature, the ebook casts mild on what the inventive techniques in paintings can upload to the psychoanalytic activity, and vice versa.?


Art, Creativity, and Psychoanalysis: views from Analyst-Artists will attract psychoanalysts and psychoanalytic psychotherapists, theorists of paintings, educational artists, and an individual drawn to the psychology of art.

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