Shared Realities: Participation Mystique and Beyond


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Shared Realities: Participation Mystique and Beyond [The Fisher King Review Volume 3]
edited by Mark Winborn

Shared Realities: Participation Mystique and Beyond brings together Jungian analysts and psychoanalysts from across the United States, the United Kingdom, and France. Shared Realities was a nominee for the 2015 NAAP Gradiva award for best edited book in psychoanalysis. Carl Jung’s concept of participation mystique is used as a starting point for an in depth exploration of ‘shared realities’ in the analytic setting and beyond. The clinical, narrative, and theoretical discussions move through such related areas as: projective identification, negative coniunctio, reverie, intersubjectivity, the interactive field, phenomenology, neuroscience, the transferential chimera, shamanism, shared reality of place, borderland consciousness, and mystical participation. This unique collection of essays bridges theoretical orientations and includes some of the most original analytic writers of our time. An essential read for psychoanalysts, Jungian analysts, psychotherapists, and analytic candidates. Contributors to this edition of the Fisher King Review include: Jerome Bernstein, Dianne Braden, Deborah Bryon, Michael Eigen, François Martin-Vallas, Pamela Power, Robert Waska, Marcus West, John White, and Mark Winborn.

Section I – Clinical Applications

1 Negative Coniunctio: Envy and Sadomasochism in Analysis by Pamela Power

2 Trauma, Participation Mystique, Projective Identification and Analytic Attitude by Marcus West

3 Watching Clouds Together: Analytic Reverie and Participation Mystique by Mark Winborn

4 Modern Kleinian Therapy, Jung’s Participation Mystique, and the Projective Identification Process by Robert Waska

Section II – Experiential Narratives

5 Songs Never Heard Before: Listening and Living Differently In Shared Realities by Dianne Braden

6 Variants of Mystical Participation by Michael Eigen

7 Participation Mystique in Peruvian Shamanism by Deborah Bryon

Section III – Theoretical Discussions

8 Healing Our Split: Participation Mystique and C. G. Jung by Jerome Bernstein

9 The Transferential Chimera and Neuroscience by François Martin-Vallas

10 Toward a Phenomenology of Participation Mystique and a Reformulation of Jungian Philosophical Anthropology by John White

Cover image, ‘This Longing,’ is from an original oil on panel painting by Susan Bostrom-Wong

Shared Realities: Participation Mystique and Beyond [The Fisher King Review Volume 3]
Edited by Mark Winborn
Paperback: 270 pages (Large Page Format 9.25″ x 7.5″)
Publisher: Fisher King Press; 1st edition (June 1, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-13: 9781771690096

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Weight 1 lbs