Psychoanalysis and counseling psychology

This research group aims at promoting and directing research on the following themes:

  • The foundations and methods of psychological assessment and diagnosis
  • Applied psychoanalysis (arts, culture and society, specific clinical settings)
  • Conceptual and theoretical questions in the field of Freudian and Lacanian psychoanalysis
  • Critical social theory
  • The process and outcome of psychoanalysis and psychotherapy via single case and small sample methodology

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The research group contains Prof. Paul Verhaeghe, Prof. Filip Geerardyn, Prof. Stijn Vanheule, Prof. Mattias Desmet and Prof. Reitske Meganck as faculty members.