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Posts from the ‘Opinion’ Category

Empirical Evidence: Psychodynamic & Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Clients have a right to know that the psychotherapy they are engaging in can really work. It can be confusing, however, to sort out the rhetoric, biases, and politics involved in descriptions of the effectiveness of psychotherapy.

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College Mental Health: Should Parents be Involved?

The New York Times ran “Off to College Alone, Shadowed by Mental Illness” (12-08-06) and invited reader responses to the question, “Should colleges involve parents in the treatment of their child's mental illnesses or should the privacy of these young adults be protected?” My response...

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Is psychoanalysis ‘good therapy’? A response is a new site dedicated to non-pathologizing models of psychotherapy. The question came up as to whether psychoanalysis should be included as a “good therapy.” My response follows...

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