Monthly Archives: February 2014

A Case for Psychoanalysis: Exploring the Scientific Evidence – YouTube

If you’re wondering about the benefits of psychoanalysis over other forms of therapy and mental health interventions (CBT, short term therapy, psychotropic medication and supportive therapy…) please consider taking a look at the video below.  I like to think of … Continue reading

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A tough critique of Common Core on early childhood education

A tough critique of Common Core on early childhood education.   Here’s a thoughtful critique on standardizing early childhood curriculum.    The author suggests that it is difficult to test the social, emotional, problem-solving, and self-regulation skills critical to child development and … Continue reading

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In his extraordinary memoir, ‘Little Failure,’ Gary Shteyngart takes up the hard task of writing the truth | cleveland.com

Gary Shteyngart has recently published a memoir, ‘Little Failure.’  The review below discusses the integral role psychonalysis has had in his success as a writer.  I’m looking forward to adding Sheyngart’s memoir to my reading list as I found his book, ‘Super Sad True Love Story’ … Continue reading

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Disorganized Attachment Style

I attended a wonderful training by Judith Solomon on disorganized attachment research.  Solomon and others (Hess, Main) are doing some very innovative research on attachment that shed light on the power of trauma being transmitted through the generations.  Check out … Continue reading

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