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Psychoanalysis in the Media

Jonathan Shedler is one of the leading psychotherapy researchers in the country. In this article, he addresses treatment for trauma and how flawed testing methods have given the public incorrect information about treating trauma. Based on research, he recommends longer-term treatment for relief from PTSD.

December 26, 2017

SHEDLER 2017 Selling Bad Therapy to Trauma Victims _ Psychology Today

How Your Mind Works. Freudalicious Mind

November 16, 2017

Helping Kids Understand Frightening Events

May 24, 2017

It is impossible to completely shield children from learning about horrific events such as the recent terrorist bombing in Manchester, England. The pervasive and repetitive news coverage of these frightening events, particularly on cable news programs, news flashes on our iPads and cell phones, and on social media makes them impossible to completely avoid.

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The Powerful Influence of Psychoanalysis

February 1, 2016

This article from the New York Psychoanalytic Institutes talks about the transformative powers of psychoanalysis in the treatment of an Archbishop. It illustrates how the psyche influences all part of our lives, including religion and spirituality. Read the full article here.

Psychiatry’s Mind-Brain Problem

November 15, 2015

This article from the New York Times describes the tension between the pharmacological and psychological aspects of treating mental illness. It points out that treating mental illness does not have to be an either/or proposition. A combination of medication, psychotherapy and other support points to better overall outcomes. Read the full article here.