Pass the baton to your neighbour

Summary. How to broach the issue of transmission in systemic terms? What is transmitted to families affected by mental illness? What transmission emerges between therapists and their supervisor or an entire family therapy team? With the use of a “floating object” (“objet flottant”) inspired by those of Philippe Caillé, each therapist has seized the theme, writing one after another, bringing forth a dense frame addressing multiple registers. This is a faithful rendition of an initially intended to be read exercise.