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...ch are surrounding the unconscious issues surfacing up into the therapy sessions. The last and final step in psychoanalytic therapy is to deal effectively with this issue at a conscious level, in other words, try to dissolve the problem at hand when conscious. The most famous method that was used by him was the couch method. Basically his patients would lie down on the couch and Freud would sit where the patients could not see him. Letting them talk about whatever they wanted to, he believed that this therapy method of where the patient could not see the therapist would make them more comfortable. So, the patients thoughts, feelings, and images would be expressed more freely and the patient would not have to feel nervous as to if they were making the therapist uncomfortable or not. Therefore, this was the method that Freud believed worked best for his therapy method.
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