chapter  18
20 Pages

Dialogues in a Psychiatric Service in Cuba

ByKLAUS G. DEISSLER

Working in the fi elds of family, systemic, and fi nally postmodern therapies since the mid-1970s, I have many of my closest professional friends outside of Germany and Europe. With increased globalization, one might fi nd oneself sharing more philosophical and therapeutic assumptions with those who live far away than those nearby; at least, this has been the case for me. In this chapter, I share the history and development of my relationship with my Cuban colleagues.