Otherwise we are more likely than not to end up deluding ourselves into thinking that we have successfully imagined how the analysand
feels and experiences the world, and to cling blindly to our imagined formulation of the world.
It is important for people and for the analysand
in particular to be confronted with das Ding because people should acknowledge and come to terms with the shocking fact--which is probably the ultimate and most controversial meaning of Freudian and Lacanian theory--that our desires ultimately do not respond to the self-preservation principle but to the death principle.
As she lies there like an analysand
, she attends the unfolding of all experience.
131) The language is technical, (132) but it points to a basic problem of how the analysand
is to live with her "symptom," the thing about her that makes her who she is, that shows itself repeatedly as marking her as "this" rather than "that" person.
By bringing unconscious choices into consciousness, in the end, the analysand
can now choose otherwise.
In these situations, it has been possible for the analyst to stick to his analytic function, to realize what is going on during the session and thus to build together with the analysand
new representations and elaborations.
13) The viewer or reader is not only analysand
but also, potentially, analyst, bringing to the surface meanings or patterns that lie latent in the text.
Once the past has been successfully invoked, the storyteller, like the analysand
, is prepared for that "transference," that moment of transformation in which the past is acknowledged--and shed--as the past, opening the door into the future.
In Bollas' view, "the analysand
compels the analyst to experience the patient's inner object world.
Finally, the Vodouist seeks marriage with his divinity, while the analysand
seeks a marriage of his anima and animus--mysterium coniunctio (Metraux, 1959, p.
se begeerte tot die talking cure ten einde konflik op te los of te oorwin, word vir die reisende skrywer die writing cure met die wete dat alle betekenaars leeg is en net deur die betekenis wat die skrywer as reisiger daaraan verleen, 'n betekenis (her)win.
In the first instance it is concerned with the way in which the analysand
has a future.