chapter  Eight
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Lines of advance: increasing access to psychoanalytic therapy

ByJonathan Pedder

When asked to give the second APP lecture, and then pressed for a title, my unconscious came to the rescue and into my mind swam the title of Freud’s 1919 paper, “Lines of advance in psychoanalytic therapy”, which I thought I could borrow and change in line with the title of our own Association. I half remembered Freud’s paper as extraordinarily prescient. Re-reading the paper, and thinking further about this, did nothing to dispel the idea, but increased its appeal to me.