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Psychoanalysis in the Media

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.

A Last-Minute Breakthrough

November 3, 2015

This article from the New York Times explains how the relationship between the therapist and patient can show ‘live’ the conflicts the patient has with the other relationships in their lives (transference). It describes a pivotal moment in treatment where patient and therapist experience a breakthrough that opens new doors of understanding. Read the full article here.