The Work of Christopher Bollas

Two Seminars with Sarah Nettleton

16 & 23 November 2019

Christopher Bollas has made an extraordinarily wide contribution to contemporary psychoanalysis. Expanding on the legacy of Freud, Winnicott and Bion, his writings cover theory, clinical technique and psychopathology, and the application of psychoanalytic thinking to many aspects of culture and society. Most of all, he is concerned with the intricate complexity of human subjectivity.

These two seminars will explore the foundations of Bollas’ unique model of the mind and will include topics such as the receptive unconscious & psychic genera, idiom as the kernel of self; the unthought known; the evocative potential of objects; and free association... (Read more)

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