Is there a pilot in the cab?



The article presents the experience of the Geneva Centre «Rakar», that develops the approach of psychosocial animation. The Centre carries out long-term psycho-social work with patients with severe personality disorders. Several cases of specific situations are examined to present the reflexive analysis of elements of the psychotherapeutic approach.

General Information

Keywords: psychosocial animation, institution, institutional psychotherapy, subjectivity.

Journal rubric: Workshop and Methods

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Norambuena M.D., Salati P. Is there a pilot in the cab?. Konsul'tativnaya psikhologiya i psikhoterapiya = Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy, 2011. Vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 162–181. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

Information About the Authors

Miguel D. Norambuena, The Head of the Centre for Psychosocial Support, Le RACARD, Geneva, Switzerland, e-mail:

P. Salati



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