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It is centered on the unconscious cultural elements in identity and identification and on the processes of individuation and structure of identity in relation to cultural experiences like language, religion, nationality, ethnicity and ideology.
This research is related to the understanding of processes in therapeutic and social groups. It provides a new dimension to concepts such as the group matrix (Foulkes), transitional space (Winnicott), group psychic apparatus (Kaes), containing and the proto-mental (Bion), group illusion (Anzieu) and the primary belonging group (Rouchy).


 The inter/transcultural dimensions concerning

  • The clinical groupwork/therapy, psychosocial interventions or educational, supervision, formation, with persons having different cultural belonging and origin
  •  The impact of changes, conflicts and ruptures in the cultural space , conscious and unconscious, on persons, groups, institutions and on interpersonal and intergenerational links
  • (Im) migration ; welcome and support of refugees; exile : asylum seekers; totalitarian regimes; (post)colonisation; violence and wars;
  • Traumatic social events both actual and historical; violence and conflicts between different cultural groups.
  • Rapid changes of symbolic markers and norms in a given society, globalisation ,  economical system.
  • Evolution of rapports between persons and groups with different religions, nationality, social ideology, geographical blocs 
  • These are sources of conflict/problems which have to be managed and elaborated through various adequate settings in different domains ( family, institution, teams / workgroups / international multicultural organistions,.. And with the im to improve intrasubjective, intersubjectif and transsubjectif wellbeing