Psychoanalysis in the MediaApril 11, 2019April 2, 2019April 2, 2019March 6, 2019
Do therapists have a duty to confront climate change denial?
Psychoanalysis is, traditionally, a highly individualistic endeavor. The therapeutic method, based on a psychological perspective developed by Sigmund Freud, works to uncover a patient’s unconscious, and is conventionally focused on unravelling unconscious self-sabotage.
Why would someone lie to their therapist? That’s totally counter-productive, right? You’re paying for it so what would be the point? However, according to a study published in 2016 in Counseling Psychology Quarterly, of 547 adult psychotherapy clients, 93 percent reported lying to their therapist at some point.