Olivier Ouvry : the « we » and the appearance of the subject

Starting with the question of adolescent subjects’ engagement in psychotherapeutic work, we will investigate the passage from preliminary interviews to those wherein effective work is done, through two dialectical points: the intervention of a third instance in the apparent duality of the psychotherapeutic interview, and the passage from « one » to « we » in the patient’s language, grammatically careless, but which we have found to signify the appearance of the subject.