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Psychoanalysis in the Media

Do therapists have a duty to confront climate change denial?

March 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.

Four Ways People Lie to Their Therapist

January 22, 2019

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.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/psychoanalysis-unplugged/201901/why-do-people-lie-their-therapists

How Can I Keep My Teenager Safe Online?

January 22, 2019

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/psychoanalysis-unplugged/201901/how-can-i-keep-my-teenager-safe-online

Is Your Child Afraid to Be Away from You?

November 20, 2018
Is Your Child Afraid to Be Away from You?
By Mary FitzGerald, LCSW-C and Rebecca Landau-Millin, Psy.D. Children often face difficulties in separating from parents at the start of the school day. This is particularly observable during preschool years. Helping your child achieve a more comfortable experience with separation establishes a healthy emotional foundation that can have lifelong benefits.
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Can One’s Sexuality Be “Cured”?

November 17, 2018
Can One’s Sexuality Be “Cured”?
Boy Erased, the new film about a young gay man subjected to a grueling regimen, bordering on abuse, to “convert” him to heterosexuality, is a stark reminder that despite significant civil rights gains and changing social norms, conversion therapy still exists.
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