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(p. 413) The Squiggle Game 

(p. 413) The Squiggle Game
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(p. 413) The Squiggle Game
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Donald W. Winnicott

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780190271404.003.0085
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date: 26 October 2020

In this amalgamation of two papers in the same area of the Squiggle Game (the process by which Winnicott engages with a child in a consultation through random drawings done by each), Winnicott argues that the specialist does not need to be clever but be able to provide a natural and dynamic human relationship in a professional setting while the patient gradually surprises himself by the production of ideas and feelings that have not been previously integrated into the total personality.

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