A Visual Metaphor for Psychoanalytic Training and Supervision

  • C. A. Lund
  • R. C. Paton
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Abstract

This paper reports collaborative work between a psychiatrist and a computer scientist on the application of visual metaphor for clarifying a number of key concepts in psychotherapy. A number of conceptual difficulties are reviewed and a visual metaphor is proposed which seeks to clarify potential misconceptions. The metaphor is elaborated and applied to the domain of study.

Keywords

Depression Hexagonal Posit Neon Metaphor 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. A. Lund
    • 1
  • R. C. Paton
    • 2
  1. 1.Claremont HouseRoyal Victoria InfirmaryNewcastleUK
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of LiverpoolLiverpoolUK

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