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Psychosomatic? No, my Stomach Really Hurts!

I’m a psychoanalyst, and today’s post is brought to you by this stomachache I have! My wife says I’m being psychosomatic. Maybe. But what does that even mean? Why would I want to make my stomach hurt? And could I, if I wanted to?

The Coronavirus Pandemic Can Evoke Memories from Our Past

Everyone is having a tough time right now. However, it is important to know your specific responses to this global pandemic as well as the precautions you take that can be informed by your past experiences...

7 Reasons You Should be Interpreting Your Dreams How to get to know your unconscious self.

The Efficacy of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. J. Shedler in American Psychologist, Vol.65, No.2, Feb/Mar 2010.

Portland, OR Counselor

The Merits of Psychodynamic Therapy in the 2010 issue of the Harvard Mental Health Letter.

CAN LOVE LAST?. Stephen A. Mitchell. W.W. Norton & Co., 2002. Mitchell's book is a fascinating take on the complexity of long-term relationships, their inherent risk, as well as the reward that ensues when couples are able to navigate the tension between security and passion.

Selling Bad Therapy to Trauma Victims

Patients and therapists should ignore new guidelines for treating trauma.

The American Psychological Association (APA) just issued guidelines for treating trauma. Patients and therapists would be wiseto ignore them. READ MORE

Harvard researchers discovered the one thing everyone needs for happier, healthier lives.

New York Times - A Tale of Two Twins

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