From a Lacanian perspective, Hsiang-Yuan Yu writes about the possibility of breaking through the market orientated, sedimented, evidence based pedagogy In Taiwanese psychological practice to allow space for the subject to emerge.
The ‘Ghosts’ of Post-authoritarian Taiwan
In our second psychoanalysis and Taiwan special issue Hao Po-Wei reflects on how Taiwan’s authoritarian past haunts its citizens and how psychoanalytic practice offers a path toward exorcising these ‘ghosts.’
The Challenge of Promoting Psychoanalysis Outside University Campuses in Taiwan
Ping-Yuan Wu describes the pedagogical challenges of psychoanalytic training and its promotion outside the university setting.
Special Issue: Psychoanalysis and Taiwan: A Contested Discourse in a Small Country?
Here we introduce our special issue on psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, and mental-health in Taiwan. Our authors discuss the stigma of mental health and the challenges of ‘talking cures’ in Taiwanese culture.