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(p. 59) Letter to William W. Sargant 

(p. 59) Letter to William W. Sargant
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(p. 59) Letter to William W. Sargant
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Donald W. Winnicott

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780190271411.003.0012
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date: 18 July 2018

In this letter to William Sargant, Winnicott states that he believes Sargant has let himself down when he talks about psychoanalysis in terms of faith. He goes on to say that analysts who are dogmatic and indoctrinating types, whether Freudian or Jungian, are bad analysts, and while Winnicott has had early loyalties, eventually the loyalty must be to oneself.

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