Early relationships - a neglected area. The Green Houses as a chance for restoration
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Psychoter 2013;164(1):79–90
The paper - written from a very personal perspective - describes, from the psychoanalytic point of view, the importance of a the baby's earliest relalations (immediately preceding and following just before the birth and just after it) with its mother, the importance for a the child's future development. The author bases her approach on the ideas of three researchers and practictioners - Frans Veldman, Esther Bick and Francoise Dolto - are described. The author paper presents some several examples of therapeutic interventions which have good influence on a the mother and her child. She The author describes also the concept introduces the idea of the Green Houses which exist in France and in which a child may find great support for his/her further development - beyond the structures of the national health services.