Monthly Archives: September 2012

You’re Just Going To Ask Me About My Parents, Right?

Short answer: not really. Less-short answer… The legacy of so-called classic (or Freudian) psychoanalysis is that, from the outside (where most people stand in relation to talk-therapy) the process seems to be nothing more than talking about our parents. Regardless of whether, like me, a therapist practices a modern (or evolving) approach or whether they… Read more »

The Effectiveness of Psychotherapy: Supported and Endorsed

Not that I had doubts, but it’s great to have more support behind talk-therapy. The American Psychological Association has released a Resolution on the Recognition of Psychotherapy Effectiveness. An excerpt: “Be It Resolved that, as a healing practice and professional service, psychotherapy is effective and highly cost-effective. In controlled trials and in clinical practice, psychotherapy… Read more »