chapter  9
An approach to the management of treatment impasses
ByJune Bernstein
Pages 16

The aim of modern psychoanalysis is not to provide a corrective emotional experience, to offer insight, to reconstruct the past, to afford catharsis, or to repair the ego, although all these things may occur. The purpose of treatment is for the analyst to resolve the patient’s resistance to feeling, thinking, and remembering everything—and putting it all into words.