La Psychanalyse, Otage de ses Organisations?

Du Contre-Transfert au Désir D’Analyste

  • David F. Allen Psychoanalyst, Private Practice


This well written research by Robert Samacher has several important functions: It shows how and why so many well-meaning post-Freudians strayed away from Freud and fell for simplification. This turning away from Freud (ego-psychology) explains Lacan’s return to Freud. La Psychanalyse, Otage de ses Organisations?: Du Contre-Transfert au Désir D’Analyste is organized as follows: Part 1—The transmission of psychoanalysis in analytic institutions from Freud to today—includes four chapters. Chapter 1 is entitled The Birth of the Freudian Movement. Chapter 2 is called Psychoanalytic organizations and institutions in France after 1945 and it includes a detailed study of the École Freudienne founded by Solange Faladé. Chapter 3 focuses on Training analysis and the Pass, and Chapter 4 Cartels deals with the problem of identification in institutions, the question of the Plus ONE and Solange Faladé’s place in the wake of Lacan.

How to Cite
Allen, D. (2019). La Psychanalyse, Otage de ses Organisations?. Language and Psychoanalysis, 8(1), 101-105.
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