Happiness is humans' undeniable desire, but why does it seem so within reach for some, and so rare and difficult for others? What makes it possible from the psychic perspective?
In this episode, Dr. Marion Minerbo shares with us, in a clear and concise voice, her studies on the aptitude for happiness. The author describes brief moments of happiness and from them highlights the psychic elements engaged in making this experience possible. Firmly based on psychoanalytic theory and illustrated with simple everyday life moments, she illuminates and clarifies what she calls aptitude for happiness".
Marion Minerbo, MD, PhD. is a full member and training analyst at the Brazilian Psychoanalytic Society of São Paulo. In 2015 she received the award for the best work of training analysts at the Brazilian Congress of Psychoanalysis on "Contributions to a theory on the constitution of the cruel superego". She has previously published dozens of articles and the following books: "Conversations on clinical practice"; "New dialogues on psychoanalytic clinic”; "Neurosis and non-neurosis” ; "Transference and Countertransference"; "A posteriori, a journey", all by Blucher Editorial, São Paulo, all of which published in Portuguese.
Her new book,
“Notes on the Aptitude for Happiness”,
is in press.
This episode is available also in French