PSYCHOTHERAPY IN GEORGIA: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

  • Revaz Korinteli Grigol Robakidze University, Georgia

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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Published
2014-01-14
How to Cite
Korinteli, R. (2014). PSYCHOTHERAPY IN GEORGIA: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE. European Scientific Journal, ESJ, 9(10). https://doi.org/10.19044/esj.2013.v9n10p%p