The role of drawing as a method of psychological analysis

Written by: María Elena De Filpo Beascoechea
Edited by: Anna Raventós Rodríguez

The drawing forms a language, being an artistic expression, represent possible experiences or other experience. This type of representation on a symbolic level can condense everything that motivates the subject, their dreams, ideology and what anguish you. We can say that is a representation of psychic functioning of the user.

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What do they teach the drawings?

To analyze a drawing following a most important psychoanalytic schema is contextuarlo in relation to history and the experiences of the subject. The drawing made by the patient provide data of their psychic evolution. Interpreting their strokes, content, sequences, comments, gestures, professional will find a path to the patient's unconscious. In addition, through drawing the psychologists we can help develop traumatic or conflictual situations the person as well as allow display their creativity. It is important that children, and why not adults, draw, and performing any other mode of artistic expression, not only as a way to reach the unconscious analyzing what circumstances move your mind, but because through drawing leaves complejizando his psyche.



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By María Elena De Filpo Beascoechea

María Elena De Filpo Beascoechea has a degree in Psychology from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and from the Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain. She is a University Specialist in Adult Psychoanalytic Clinic and Psychotherapy, and a University Specialist in Psychoanalytic Clinic and Psychotherapy: the child and her family, by the University of Comillas, Spain. Specialist in Psychoanalytic Psychodrama. University of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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He has published numerous articles. She is the editor of the Blog: "Proyecto Piuquén, a space to talk about Crianza and Links". In addition, he is a member of different associations.

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