James O’Connor – No words to say it IT? Exploratory Thoughts on Fierens’ ‘Equanimity’ of Speaking and ‘Autistic’ Positions in the Psychoanalytical Discourse

The Letter 59 & 60 Summer – Autumn 2015, pages 47-56 In his Second Reading of Lacan’s L’Etourdit, Christian Fierens introduces the autistic discourse – equating it to that of the speaker ‘…What the speaker says or what the autistic does…’. … Continue reading

James O’Connor – A discourse for the Birds – An Adaptive Psychoanalytic Journey Within the Public Psychiatric Service at St Francis, Raheny

THE LETTER 55 & 56 Spring/Summer 2014, pages 81-91. This paper is an account of an entrée by psychoanalytic methodology and practice into the public psychiatric service in what is now HSE Dublin North at St. Francis Day Hospital Raheny, chiefly … Continue reading