Biancha Lechevalier is a child and adult psychoanalyst affiliated with the Paris Psychoanalytical Institution. She is a former Neuro-psychiatrist at the University of Paris Medical School. She taught Psychopathology courses at Caen University (Normandy). She is the former director of the CMPP (Medical – Psycho – Padiatrics) Clinic of the University of Caen. Since 2004, she has been an International Psychoanalysis Association PSIKE Group analyst. She is also the winner of 2003 F. Austin Memorial Award. She has been treating autistic children since 1965. She is the author of several book chapters and articles in French and English on psychosomatics, autism, dreams, and Shoah survivors, as well as 4 book authors: Traitement psychanalytique mère- enfant, 2004; Le Souffle de l’Existence, 2016; Les Contes et la Psychanalyse, 2001; Le corps et le sens, 1968.
Transgenerational Transmission of Trauma
Traumatic phenomena, which are considered to be used and received for one generation, may also be admired by the next generation. The problems of the y generation may seem crazy to the z generation. Thus the vacuum of depression is avoided. The clinical and therapeutic approach to babies, children and adolescents highlights this possible transmission through adhesiveness. A struggle may ensue against the process of growth. The fan of countertransference opposes the mobile gathering of its folds against the fixity of traumatic clinging. I will refer to the thought of F.Tustin