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Psychoanalysis in the Media

Introducing Psychoanalysis

March 21, 2018


Psychoanalysis is a type of talk therapy that aims to explore beneath the surface, the unconscious drives for our emotions and behavior. This latest outreach video from the American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) uses the metaphor of a tree and its roots to explain how past experiences and traumas can impact the health of the tree, both on the surface and underground.

Rebirth of Psychoanalysis

February 21, 2018

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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