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    • APPI and statutory regulation of the title psychotherapist 

      O'Donnell, Barry (Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, 2005)
      In the early 1990s, the Association for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in Ireland (APPI) formed as a learned society. It drew together graduates of the School of Psychotherapy, St. Vincent's University Hospital, and ...
    • Discovering transference 

      O'Donnell, Barry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 2006)
      Today we are marking the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the birth of Sigmund Freud. Why? Because he founded a new clinical practice, named psychoanalysis. His radical step, which he himself described, retrospectively, ...
    • Lacan and the Sophist - indications of the logic of the subject 

      O'Donnell, Barry (Psychoanalytische Perspectieven, 2000)
      In the Seminar Crucial Problems for Psychoanalysis Lacan suggests that the logical conditions for the subsistence of the subject are indicated in Plato’s Sophist. Lacan argues that the same conditions are necessary for ...
    • Lacan's invention 

      O'Donnell, Barry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 2006)
      Lacan was always concerned with what was distinctive about psychoanalysis, with what is new with psychoanalysis, and why it is justifiable to speak of the Freudian discovery. This concern occupied him no less in Les non-dupes ...
    • Memory and phantasy 

      O'Donnell, Barry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 1999)
      There is a presupposition in the term 'false memory syndrome' that there are memories that are true and memories that are false; that a false memory is something fabricated and that it therefore has no bearing on the truth; ...
    • The Parmenides and the One 

      O'Donnell, Barry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 2004)
      I am going to talk to you about a dialogue by Plato called Parmenides because both in Seminar XIX, …ou pire, and in the series of lectures entitled The knowledge of the psychoanalyst, Lacan indicates it as a text which ...
    • Plato's good for Lacan 

      O'Donnell, Barry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 1998)
      This paper is about sex. And if it is about sex, it is about number. In the final weeks of the Seminar entitled Crucial Problems for Psychoanalysis Lacan identifies what has been a theme, perhaps the major one, of that ...
    • Reading Plato's Symposium 

      O'Donnell, Barry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 1997)
      Lacan decided that an analysis of the Symposium of Plato in his Seminar of 1960 - 1961 would be an illuminating detour by which to investigate the transference relation in psychoanalysis. This investigation centred on the ...
    • Symptom and anxiety 

      O'Donnell, Barry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 2004)
      What follows is the text of a talk presented at the sixth annual conference of the Affiliated Psychoanalytic Workgroups held in Omaha, Nebraska in September 2004. The APW began several years ago with the aim of providing ...
    • Towards the difference between neurosis and psychosis 

      O'Donnell, Barry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 2009)
      This paper recommends that clinicians attempting to differentiate the structures of neurosis and psychosis take account of Freud's thinking on the mental act of negation, based on his clinical practice, as well as Jacques ...
    • What might a School be? 

      O'Donnell, Barry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 2010)
      This paper is a response to Lacan 's reference to the ancient philosophical schools when he was launching the school in 1964. It aims to shed light on the reference through a consideration of material which describes the ...