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Contemporary Psychoanalysis

'Why' Is Overrated in Recovery and Relapse Prevention

Tara Fass | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Tara Fass

There was a time in the 1970s when the term "analysis paralysis" was in vogue. Though too young to fully understand what it meant, I now know what th...

An Imperfect Manual

Tamara McClintock Greenberg | Posted 08.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Tamara McClintock Greenberg

For those of us conducting therapy everyday, no diagnostic system really explains the depths of human suffering. The fact is that psychotherapy is hard to define and hard to explain.

Why We Need A Holistic Approach To Mental Health Care

Tamara McClintock Greenberg | Posted 12.08.2011 | Healthy Living
Tamara McClintock Greenberg

Physicians can help patients feel less alienated by working collaboratively with psychologists. The reality is, well-trained psychologists and those with analytic training can be just what patients need.

World, Affectivity, Trauma: A Book Review

Dennis Palumbo | Posted 11.06.2011 | Books
Dennis Palumbo

Stolorow has become, in my view and those of others, one of the country's pre-eminent thinkers on the subject of trauma. Hence, his recent book, World, Affectivity, Trauma: Heidegger and Post-Cartesian Psychoanalysis .

Journeying Into Psychoanalysis

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 05.28.2011 | Home
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

For me, psychoanalysis was exceptionally helpful where Freud said it counted the most, namely in love and work.

Why We Need a "Practical Psychoanalysis"

Michael Bader, D.M.H. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Bader, D.M.H.

Since Freud, psychoanalysts have been ambivalent about defining their treatment as primarily designed to relieve patients' suffering. Too often my colleagues have privileged understanding over curing.

The evolving relationship between psychoanalysis and Jewish thought

Carlo Strenger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Carlo Strenger

A look at a timely and welcome collection of essays by Jewish psychoanalysts exemplifying the whole range of Jewish denominations including ultra-Orth...

The Lives Of Therapists and the Limits of Analysis

Tamara McClintock Greenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tamara McClintock Greenberg

Maybe traditional psychoanalysis still needs a wake-up call about the limitations of the theory and the ways that patients have been let down, or even failed.

Orphaned By Job Loss: The Death of Pan Am

Helen Davey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helen Davey

December 21, 1988, the day that Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, has been called "the day that the heart of Pan American died."

Orphaned by Job Loss: Voices of Pan Am

Helen Davey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helen Davey

In this, the last blog of my series, I hope to leave my readers with more understanding of the possible impact of traumatic loss of a company like Pan Am on employees.