Journal: Homeopathy. 2007 Apr;96(2):108-12.
Author and affiliation: Van Hootegem H. Koersel, Belgium.
This paper attempts to demonstrate how some insights from psychoanalysis can be useful in homeopathic treatment. I discuss three concepts: I illustrate these concepts with the case of a 23-year-old woman with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
The working alliance: comparing medical alliance with a psychodynamic alliance.
The dream-function: serious somatic disorders can be the result of a blocked dream function, the restoration of the capacity to dream may lead to the disappearance of these disorders, homeopathy can help in this process.
The transgenerational influence: some traumatic, concealed events from the lives of ancestors can influence their descendants.