Archive for the 'Editorials' Category

The price of silence

Friday, April 29th, 2016

Rabbi James Rosenberg

Click Here to Read:  The price of silence by Rabbi James Rosenberg on the Jewish Voice Web Site on April 28, 2016.

Abortion and Punishment

Sunday, April 3rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Abortion and Punishment By Katha Pollitt in The New York Times on April 1, 2016.

Anti-abortion activists outside a clinic in Ohio. Credit Michael F. McElroy for The New York Times

An Open Letter to Trump Voters from His Top Strategist-Turned-Defector

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  An Open Letter to Trump Voters from His Top Strategist-Turned-Defector: I respect Trump’s fans. That’s why I can no longer support the man himself by Sephanie Cegielski on the xo Jane blog on March 28, 2016.

Society is Unconscious

Monday, March 28th, 2016

George-Elerick

Click Here to Read: Society is Unconscious by George Elerick on the Huff Post Religion website on March 28, 2016.

Updating The Eitingon Model: 5. The Inadequacies of Institutes of Psychoanalysis

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Updating The Eitingon Model: 5. The Inadequacies of Institutes of Psychoanalysis by Amhemd Fayek.

And previous posts:

Click Here to Read: The IPA model of training and its buried mistake, Op-Ed by Ahmed Fayek.

Click Here to Read: The alternative to IPA training by Ahmed Fayek.

Click Here to Read:  Further comments on the Eitingon Model by Ahmed Fayek.

 

A Road Trip to the Origins of Our Species

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: A Road Trip to the Origins of Our Species By Micheal S. Gazzaniga in The New York Times on February 20, 2016.

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Why Therapists Should Talk Politics

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Why Therapists Should Talk Politics By Richard Brouillette in The New York Times on March 15, 2016.

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The Shame Culture

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Shame Culture by David Brooks in The New York Times on March 15, 2016.

Image by Kira M. Newman

The Long Conversation

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  The Long Conversation By Gordon Marino in The New York Times on June 2, 2015.

Image from the DogHouseBoxing.com website.

The alternative to IPA training by Ahmed Fayek

Sunday, March 13th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The alternative to IPA training by Ahmed Fayek.

Click Here to Read:  Further comments on the Eitingon Model by Ahmed Fayek.

3 Things White Men With Black Bosses Should Know

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Todtessig

Click Here to Read: 3 Things White Men With Black Bosses Should Know by Todd Essig on the Forbes Magazine website on March 7, 2016.

Counselor’s Corner: It’s who you know

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

JuliaCochran

Click Here to Read: Counselor’s  Corner: It’s who you know By Julia Cochran on the Suvannah Morning News website on March 9, 2016.

Notes From Psychiatry’s Battle Lines

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Notes From Psychiatry’s Battle LinesBy George Makari in The New York Times on February 23, 2016

University vs. IPA institutes

Friday, February 19th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: University vs. IPA institutes, OpEd by Ahmed Fayek.

Does Experiencing Therapy Make a Better Therapist?

Friday, February 12th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Does Experiencing Therapy Make a Better Therapist? Personal balance and stability leads to better therapy by Robert T. Muller on his Talkign about Trauma blog on the Psychology Today blogs on February 11, 2016.

Finding Beauty in the Darkness

Friday, February 12th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Finding Beauty in the Darkness By Lawernce M. Krauss in The New York Times on Fevruary 11, 2016.

CreditJulian Stratenschulte/European Pressphoto Agency

Why Are Painful Emotions So Hard to Handle?

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Why Are Painful Emotions So Hard to Handle? Unbearable painful feelings, guilt, shame and hurt may occur when we fail by Leon Hoffman on his Beyond Freud blog on the Psychology Today blogs on February 10, 2016.

The IPA model of training and its buried mistake, Op-Ed by Ahmed Fayek

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

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The IPA model of training and its buried mistake.*

Fusing the Executive Committee  and the Training Committee  of the IPA in the early years of establishing training was a first mistake. It was recognised very early on that the distinction between the team that was running the
analytic organization became the defacto team running training. The mistake is that the role of the executive was to manage the members’ affairs, while the ITC was to manage seekers of membership. The fusion of the two
committees created a case of conflict of interest that plagued the IPA in every aspects of its future varied activities  Anna Freud (1938) called it wrong to confuse teaching with doing analysis, and for the setup of training analysis permitting choosing the trainees from the circle of interested candidates. Eitingon, the father of training psychoanalysis apologized to the ITC (report,1927) that didactic analysis and therapeutic analysis are (more…)

Give up Your Data to Cure Disease? Not so Fast!

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Give up Your Data to Cure Disease? Not so Fast! by Deborah Peel on The Health Care Blog on February 9, 2016.

Seriously—Do You Have Someone Else’s Conscience?

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Seriously—Do You Have Someone Else’s Conscience? If you were “taught” to be too hard on yourself, here’s what you need to do by Leon F Seltzer Ph.D. on his Evolution of the Self blog on the Psychology Today blogs on February 3, 2016.