In their daily work with standard clientele, this work might be of use to ground the analysand
in the reality and companionship of civilization.
That was also Hujar's signature move, to ask his subjects to lie down, get comfortable--not unlike an analyst's instructions to an analysand
. He and Julius would have had a lot to talk about.
Very simply put, then, desire, for Lacan, is always structured in relation to the Other; and nowhere is this more apparent than in the analytic relationship itself where "the analyst attempts to get the analysand
's desire into motion [by becoming the very] cause of the analysand
's desire [objet a]"--a move intended to open up a space in which, as Lacan puts it, a "limitless love [might] emerge" (Fink 1997, 52-53; Lacan 1998, 276).
Rendely (1999) chronicled her experience as a "grieving analysand
" after her analyst, diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, abruptly closed his practice.
Both Winnicott and Ferenczi suggest an animated, interested analyst capable of letting him/herself be used by the patient and who is firm but also flexible enough to adapt to the needs demanded by the analysand
's inner child.
Recall that transference is the repetition of earlier relationships within the space of analysis--a common manifestation of which might be the analysand
treating the analyst as he or she does the parent of the same gender.
The tribute Hawthorne pays to female sexuality is genuine, but like Freud (whose celebrated analysand
Dora is brought into fascinating parallel with Hester), he holds a "tragic view" of the fate of gender and sexual protest (197).
to regain access to repressed wishes unconscious and
With this foundation connecting art to analysis, the role of creativity for the analysand
, analyst, and analysis process are each carefully examined, drawing on both analytic literature and case studies.