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THE VIOLENCE OF DENIED RIGHTS

THE VIOLENCE OF DENIED RIGHTS

| Marco Michelini | Leave a Comment
I was reading again the article published on this blog titled Freedom to undress, not to be, written by some students of a second class of the Grassi High School in Latina, a fresh and intelligent testimony that brings out the beauty of these young people who try not to be confused by the dominant …
OPPRESSION AND DEPRESSION

OPPRESSION AND DEPRESSION

| Marco Michelini | Leave a Comment
Today I would like to talk about a very frequent topic in the psychotherapy of adolescents. It is not, of course, a question here of dealing with everything relating to depression, but of seeing something that I think is extremely important. I’m talking about that situation in which there is an …
<strong>MY CLASS IS A FIELD OF SUNFLOWERS</strong>

MY CLASS IS A FIELD OF SUNFLOWERS

| Sara Lazzaro | Leave a Comment
“Papillon: writing on a blog”: a brief history of a school project This year I teach in a second class. In the morning I enter in the classroom and look at my students: some are always sulking, closed in a melancholy difficult to scratch, others are constantly in motion, volcanoes erupting with …
THE FREEDOM TO UNDRESS, NOT TO BE

THE FREEDOM TO UNDRESS, NOT TO BE

| Sara Lazzaro | Leave a Comment
(The following article was written by the students of a second level of the G.B. Grassi scientific high school in Latina, within the school training project “Papillon, writing in a blog” relating to the accademic year 2022/2023 ) We apparently experience gender equality. Culturally not yet. A…
FURTHER REFLECTIONS ON SPECIFIC LEARNING DISORDERS

FURTHER REFLECTIONS ON SPECIFIC LEARNING DISORDERS

| Valeria Verna | Leave a Comment
I return to a topic already debated in this blog (it was the first article written by me back in November 2020, “Specific learning disorders. What do children tell us?”), Because in recent days I have read an article sent to me by a colleague psychotherapist and then others again this month due to …
TO BE A WOMAN IT’S NOT ENOUGH

TO BE A WOMAN IT’S NOT ENOUGH

| Maria Giubettini | Leave a Comment
Today we see many female protagonists in public life, in political, scientific, artistic, sporting and cultural fields. We can talk about women in power, about equal rights. Even in Italy, we have “finally” a female premier. Who knows, maybe the next president of the United States will also b…
THE SCHIZOPHRENOGENIC MOTHER

THE SCHIZOPHRENOGENIC MOTHER

| Marco Michelini | Leave a Comment
A mother visits her son in a mental institution. Glad to see her, he put his arm around her shoulders and she stiffened. He retracted his arm and his mother asked him, “Don’t you love me anymore?” The boy blushed and the mother said, “dear you should not feel so easily embarrassed and afraid of you…
WOMAN AND SCIENCE, A SCARY COMBINATION

WOMAN AND SCIENCE, A SCARY COMBINATION

| Marco Michelini | Leave a Comment
I was re-reading today Maria Pranzo’s beautiful letter published on this blog entitled “a woman premier.” An unfortunately predictive letter… after all, there was no doubt that it was, to quote a very famous movie, the Chronicle of a Death Foretold. In the letter the author, evoking the possib…
THE CARE OF WORDS

THE CARE OF WORDS

| Marco Michelini | Leave a Comment
This year after the summer the sea or the mountain, returned to our cities to expect we found the countryside… It was not so much the usual rhetoric or slogans that struck me as the use of a few words that I was struck by, rather reluctantly following debates and talk shows, perhaps motivated by …