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History of Psychoanalysis

Psychoanalysis: A Treatment Of The Soul

Jane G. Goldberg, Ph.D. | Posted 10.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Jane G. Goldberg, Ph.D.

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."

Why Your Secrets Come Out On The Therapist's Couch

Jane G. Goldberg, Ph.D. | Posted 10.06.2011 | Healthy Living
Jane G. Goldberg, Ph.D.

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.

Ushering Wellness: The Convergence Of Buddhism And Psychoanalysis

Pilar Jennings, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Pilar Jennings, Ph.D.

Buddhism and psychoanalysis have begun to cultivate a true partnership that seems to be ushering in wellness on a new scale.