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PEP-Easy Tip: To save PEP-Easy to the home screen

PEP-Web Tip of the Day

To start PEP-Easy without first opening your browser–just as you would start a mobile app, you can save a shortcut to your home screen.

First, in Chrome or Safari, depending on your platform, open PEP-Easy from You want to be on the default start screen, so you have a clean workspace.

Then, depending on your mobile device…follow the instructions below:


  1. Tap on the share icon Action navigation bar and tab bar icon
  2. In the bottom list, tap on ‘Add to home screen’
  3. In the “Add to Home” confirmation “bubble”, tap “Add”

On Android:

  1. Tap on the Chrome menu (Vertical Ellipses)
  2. Select “Add to Home Screen” from the menu


For the complete list of tips, see PEP-Web Tips on the PEP-Web support page.

Anzieu-Premmereur, C. (2008). Monster Business Is Psychoanalysis Business: How Toddlers and Young Children in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Learn to Contain Their Fears. J. Infant Child Adolesc. Psychother., 7(3-4):158-164.

(2008). Journal of Infant, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy, 7(3-4):158-164

Monster Business Is Psychoanalysis Business: How Toddlers and Young Children in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Learn to Contain Their Fears

Christine Anzieu-Premmereur, MD and Ph.D.


“THE MONSTER HAD BLACK HAIR, DARK EYES AND BLACK GLASSES, and huge teeth made to eat kids, like you, Dr Anzieu!” said Thomas, a 5-year-old terrified boy who cannot sleep anymore since he saw a monster in his closet. The same day he also had seen his mother breastfeeding his newborn sister.

I became the black witch who dreamed of eating Thomas when, through his positive transference with me, he was able to make a picture of his fears. And we played for weeks at chasing each other. It was a good play since Thomas didn't have any ability to play before coming into therapy.

The contemporary clinical work with children shows the increasing of behavioral problems and symptoms that the psychoanalysts understand as a failure in the early symbolization process. The psychic functioning in the young child lacks the possibility for representation, with all the consequences on separation issues, when the absent mother cannot be represented in the child's mind, and the consequences on the figuration of the anxieties, when fear, distress, and anguish cannot be organized through representations and symbolizations.

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