What are the pitfalls of psychoanalysis?

The patient now found herself in the tragic situation of waking up to new life, only to be confronted by a nothingness.

Since the neurotic character, in its economic function of a protecting armor, meas established a certain equilibrium, albeit a neurotic one, the analysis presents a danger to this equilibrium.

For one must realize that the character-analytic destruction of the characterological compensation temporarily creates a condition which equals a breakdown of the personality.

--Wilhelm Reich