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Kalsched, D.E. (2020). Opening the Closed Heart: Affect-Focused Clinical Work with the Victims of Early Trauma. J. Anal. Psychol., 65(1):136-152.

(2020). Journal of Analytical Psychology, 65(1):136-152

Opening the Closed Heart: Affect-Focused Clinical Work with the Victims of Early Trauma

Donald E. Kalsched, Ph.D.

This paper begins with the understanding that early trauma leads to powerful dissociative defenses which injure the capacity to feel. It further explores ways to restore this capacity through body-centred attention to affect-in-the-moment in the psychoanalytic situation. Using the author's personal experience while in analysis as well as a case of severe early trauma, he demonstrates the consciousness-killing effect of primitive defenses and shows how body-sensitive techniques hold the promise of restoring the patient's sense of aliveness and hence, opening the unconscious to those affect-images that are the building blocks of the human imagination. A final section focuses on the neglect of feeling in Jungian psychology and suggests that the “creation of consciousness” which Jung described as his personal myth, is quintessentially a process of emotional transformation - of bringing unconscious suffering into consciousness - as feelings.

[This is a summary excerpt from the full text of the journal article. The full text of the document is available to journal subscribers on the publisher's website here.]

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