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Karlene Mamea


Does Melanie Klein's Concept of Internal Objects Relate to Samoan Writings on Internal Structures of the Self? A Phenomenologically-oriented Heuristic Enquiry

How might the cultures of psychotherapy and Samoa intersect and clash? In order to further understand my own New Zealand-born Samoan identity, I have attempted to ground myself in psychodynamic theory, eliciting questions about my professional identity. As ways of understanding the self and patterns...