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Ehrenberg, D.B. (1984). Reply. Contemp. Psychoanal., 20:595-599.

(1984). Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 20:595-599

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Darlene Bregman Ehrenberg, Ph.D.

I WANT TO THANK DR. BREGER AND DR. SPENCE for their thoughtful and stimulating discussions. I will respond to each one separately.

Dr. Breger's perspective seems compatible with my own with regard to our visions of psychoanalytic goals and the psychoanalytic process. I would like to address some of the cautions he raises to clarify some possible differences, and to also add some of my own thoughts to some important questions he introduces which I did not take up directly in my own presentation.

With regard to Dr. Breger's suggestion that as one achieves clarity about the transference, the kind of dramatic incidents I report are possible, I want to emphasize that sometimes such incidents are dramatic precisely because they are what make it possible to move from a state of unclarity about the transference to a state of clarity. Clarity is the result of, not the precondition for, such interventions.

Similarly,

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