The authors describes the advantages of conjoint analytic treatment,
which occurs when two or more analysts treat a patient in different
settings: one provides the one-to-one relationship, and the other leads the
group experience. The goal of this treatment is to increase the therapeutic
possibilities for the patient. The advantages come from the use of multiple
settings, transferences, observers, interpreters, and maturational agents.
The author illustrates the advantages of the treatment with several case
reports. He also points out the value of conjoint treatment for the