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Re: Progress with the Ego States...

Posted by alexandra_k on August 30, 2005, at 17:08:00

In reply to Re: Progress with the Ego States... littleone, posted by alexandra_k on August 30, 2005, at 17:02:14

And I'm particularly wary of theorists / clinicians who argue from the presence of alternative states to the existence of past trauma.

Because they consider the trauma MUST be there (as a matter of definition)

And the trouble with that attitude...
Is summed up by a half remembered quote from Freud:

I no longer believed her protestations that nothing had happened to her. I told her that I knew that something HAD happened to her and that she would never be free of her pains so long as she withheld that from me... From that time foward my pressure always succeded in its effects

Is the encouragement to develop false memories...
And false memories can seem indistinguishable from real memories to the person experiencing them...

And this perspective has been falsified anyway (I think...) because there ARE cases of people having parts without past trauma...

So IMO one is wise to be careful...

 

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