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, 2017November 16, 2017 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.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.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.