Theoretical aspects of Balint work

Although psychoanalytic vocabulary is not used in Balint group discussions, so making groups accessible to clinicians with no analytic knowledge or training, the theoretical basis of Michael Balint’s method does originate from analytic thinking. As an introduction, you may like to read the following paper given by Esti Rimmer, a Consultant Clinical Psychologist in Newcastle.

To read the paper, click here: Theory? Who needs theory?