Journal of Poetry Therapy

, Volume 3, Issue 4, pp 235–240 | Cite as

Two Poems from a Narcissistic Transference

  • Caroline Scielzo
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Abstract

This paper examines two specific analysand poems to show how the spontaneous and unsolicited creative writing of poems accurately monitored and expressed emotional growth within a transference relationship that was then able to be utilized in real life interactions.

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© Human Sciences Press, Inc. 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Caroline Scielzo
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  1. 1.RidgewoodUSA

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