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Gedo, P.M. Cohler, B.J. (1992). Session Frequency, Regressive Intensity, and the Psychoanalytic Process. Psychoanal. Psychol., 9(2):245-249.

(1992). Psychoanalytic Psychology, 9(2):245-249

Session Frequency, Regressive Intensity, and the Psychoanalytic Process

Paul M. Gedo, Ph.D. and Bertram J. Cohler, Ph.D.

This commentary addresses the controversy concerning session frequency in psychoanalysis. We argue that in most analyses, an increase in frequency will lead to qualitative changes in the data obtained and in the ways each person can use the material. The analysand should generate more associations which focus on the dyadic here and now. Each participant should better understand the other's personalized use of language. More frequent sessions should increase the analysand's sense of the “holding environment” and make a deeper therapeutic regression more likely. It should also reduce the analyst's press to intervene or introduce “parameters.” Efforts to help the analysand deal with his or her shame and acquire missing psychological skills also seem more likely in a maximally intensive therapy.

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