Author(s): Karen J. Maroda
What are the true scientific implications of a relational strategy to psychoanalytic remedy? Does fresh theorizing about "mutuality" and "intersubjectivity" truly trade the way in which analysts paintings with sufferers? In her theoretically articulate and clinically refined solution to those questions, Karen Maroda calls on analytic therapists to "display some emotion!" Seduction, Surrender, and Transformation demonstrates how interpersonal psychoanalysis obliges analysts to interact their sufferers with authentic emotional responsiveness, in order that now not best the affected person however the analyst too is open to ongoing transformation during the analytic revel in. In so doing, the analyst strikes from the placement of an "deciphering observer" to that of an "lively player and facilitator" whose affective communications allow the affected person to obtain fundamental self-trust together with self-knowledge.