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Entries by Jane G. Goldberg, Ph.D. from 08/2011

From Symbiosis to Separation: Seeing and Touching, Part 2

| Posted 08.01.2011 | Healthy Living

We should think of the skin as an external brain, exquisitely sensitive to stimulation. When we stimulate the skin through touch, we stimulate brain development.

Just Words

| Posted 08.06.2011 | Healthy Living

The emphasis on pure talking with no other addendums -- no eye contact, no bodily gestures -- is what uniquely defines psychoanalysis, separates it from all other therapeutic methods.

Psychoanalysis: A Treatment of the Soul

| Posted 08.26.2011 | Healthy Living

Before the 1800s, the vast majority of people couldn't read. Folk tales and ballads were a primary means of addressing the fears, frustrations and horrors of life. Perhaps we could even say that the minstrels were the first "psychotherapists."