PSYCHOTHERAPY IN GEORGIA: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

Revaz Korinteli

Abstract


The presented article describes the social, political and economic conditions influencing psychotherapy in post-Soviet Georgia. The author describes the so-called post-Soviet phenomena and defines its following aspects: 1. Master-Slave Relationship between the State and the People ; 2. Nostalgia for the Past and Idealisation of the Soviet Times; 3. Identity Crises; 4. Materialistic World View ; 5. Societal Traumas; 6. Political-economic Conditions. The paper describes the correlation between the post-Soviet phenomena and the challenges of practising psychodynamic psychotherapy.

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European Scientific Journal (ESJ)

 

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ISSN: 1857 - 7431 (Online)

 

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