Melanie Klein made extraordinary contributions to the understanding of childhood psychism and the development of therapeutic techniques with children. He also introduced valuable concepts. She is considered one of the most important psychoanalysts in history.
Helene Deutsch was the first in the history of psychoanalysis to refer to female psychology in a specific way. Her work and her own life served as inspiration for countless authors who, like Simone de Beauvoir, wanted to open the way to feminism.
Wilhelm Stekel had a strange relationship with Sigmund Freud and with psychoanalysis. He participated in the genesis of many of the psychoanalytic concepts, but he was also removed from the traditional school through the back door.
The actions of Carl Müller-Braunschweig unleashed strong controversies within the psychoanalytic movement. This psychoanalyst collaborated with the Nazi regime, apparently to maintain Freud’s thesis.
When we talk about psychoanalysis and art, we are referring to two apparently different disciplines, but basically related ones. Thus, in this article we tell you why psychoanalysis has always kept a special appreciation of artistic expression…
The main contribution of Hanns Sachs was to have applied the thesis of psychoanalysis to the interpretation of works of art. He defined the latter as the fruit of a collective dream of civilization.
Sandor Ferenczi was recorded in history as the “enfant terrible” of psychoanalysis. This wonderful man of science was born on July 7, 1873, in Hungary.
One of the great contributions of Ernst Simmel was to have taken psychoanalysis to areas that were somewhat strange, such as drug addiction, the effects of war and the impact of homelessness.
The name of Géza Róheim is not as well known as others in the world of psychoanalysis; nevertheless, it is one of the brightest exponents of that current.
If there is something that characterizes the psychoanalysis developed by Sigmund Freud, it is the emphasis he places on the psychological processes that theoretically occur unconsciously and direct our way of acting, thinking and feeling.