Category: Projection

  • You tricked me!

    “My patient declined to explore a problem which previously she adamantly wished to do. I respected her position and asked her to identify a different problem that she did want to work on. She revealed something very close to the topic she had wished to avoid. When asked for a detail she became furious and…

  • Borderline personality disorder

    Hi! We are two Norwegian students writing our thesis on ISTDP and therapy with patients suffering from Borderline personality organization. How do you work with these patients? And where do these patients belong, on the spectrum of psychoneurotic disorders or the spectrum of fragile character structure? Are they highly resistant or fragile? We want to…