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Geist, R.A. (2018). Discussion of Dr. James Herzog’s Case: Dolph and Gus. Psychoanal. Self. Cxt., 13(1):73-78.

(2018). Psychoanalysis, Self, and Context, 13(1):73-78

Discussion of Dr. James Herzog’s Case: Dolph and Gus

Richard A. Geist, ED.D.

Dr. Herzog’s case illustrates how empathic processes assume a pivotal importance in evoking healing interactions. In this co-created treatment, Jim and Peter’s interaction embody several processes that facilitate healing: rekindling of thwarted developmental needs, welcoming curative fantasies, corrective selfobject experiences, transitioning from self-protective defensiveness to relational protectiveness, heightened affective moments, and interpretative understanding. The case beautifully demonstrates how an empathic bond catalyzes affective regulatory capacities and strengthens one’s sense of self.

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