Archive | January, 2012

The Goals of Psychotherapy (It’s Not All About Happiness)

I recently came upon the following passage in a journal article. The writer, Muriel Dimen, a psychoanalyst practicing in New York, quotes from an early pioneer of psychoanalysis, someone in the inner circle with Freud, and alludes to the writer Franz Kafka. Here’s the passage that caught my eye: “Ferenczi writes, ‘It is not within […]

Continue Reading

Remembering MLK

On this national day of remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, I want to take a moment to think about him. He is, in my humble opinion, not only one of the truly great Americans in our history, but he is one of the truly great human beings in all of history. There is so much […]

Continue Reading