The woman who could not sing "Happy Birthday": couple psychoanalysis at the baby grand piano
This article describes the author's work as a presenter on the four-part British Broadcasting Corporation television programme, Making Slough Happy, in which he used music and singing for therapeutic purposes. In particular, he offers a glimpse into how he helped a woman, gripped by long-standing vocal inhibitions, to achieve her dream of singing "Happy Birthday" to her child.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: March 1, 2020
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- Couple and Family Psychoanalysis aim is to promote the theory and practice of working with couple and family relationships from a psychoanalytic perspective. It seeks to provide a forum for disseminating current ideas and research and for developing clinical practice.
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