Archive for the 'Editorials' Category

Psychotherapy as a Kind of Art

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Psychotherapy as a Kind of Art By Jay Neugeboren in The New York Times on January 27, 2015.

Op-Ed: What Selma means to the Jews

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Op-Ed: What Selma means to the Jews By Susannah Heschel on the JTA website on January 18, 2015.

Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel (second from right), marches at Selma with Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Ralph Bunche, Rep. John Lewis, Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth and Rev. C.T. Vivian. (Courtesy of Susannah Heschel)

The Battle to Belong: Depression and an Immigrant’s Struggle to Assimilate

Sunday, January 11th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Battle to Belong: Depression and an Immigrant’s Struggle to Assimilate by Roger Cohen in The New York Times on January 9, 2015.

Psychoanalytic Standards: Highest or Good Enough by Lee Jaffe

Monday, January 5th, 2015

Psychoanalytic Standards: Highest or Good Enough

There is disagreement amongst psychoanalysts about the aspirations that we should strive for in recruiting candidates, graduating analysts, and appointing training analysts. Some believe we should strive for excellence and the HIGHEST STANDARDS, while others believe we should strive for GOOD ENOUGH STANDARDS. I regretfully think, for several reasons, that striving for the HIGHEST standards is a fatally flawed goal –and know that I make these comments as a Training Analyst and Fellow of the American Psychoanalytic Association’s Board of Professional Standards–thus, someone who has supposedly met the HIGHEST standards: (more…)

India’s Mental Health Crisis

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  India’s Mental Health Crisis By The Editorial Board of The New York Times on December 30, 2014.

Prosecute Torturers and Their Bosses

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Prosecute Torturers and Their Bosses By The Editorial Board of The New York Times on December 21, 2014.

Dick Cheney. CreditWin McNamee/Getty Images.

Tortured by Psychologists and Doctors

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Tortured by Psychologists and Doctors By The Editorial Board of the New York Times on December 16, 2014.

The Accidents of Psychoanalysis

Sunday, December 14th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The Accidents of Psychoanalysis By Jamieson Webster in The New York Times on December 6, 2014.

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What If We’re Wrong About Depression?

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read: What If We’re Wrong About Depression? By Anna North in The New York Times on November 26, 2014.

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Why Our Memory Fails Us

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Why Our Memory Fails Us By Christopher Cabris and Daniel Simons in The New York Times on December 1, 2014.

The Secret Therapist

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The Secret Therapist By Michael Stein in The New York Times on December 1, 2014,

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Darren Wilson Wasn’t Indicted—the System Was

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Darren Wilson Wasn’t Indicted—the System Was by Michael Daly on the Daily Beast Wesite on November 25, 2014.

How to Arrive at the Best Health Policies

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  How to Arrive at the Best Health Policies by Margot Sanger-Katz in The New York Times on November 21, 2014.

The ‘Rules’ of Psychotherapy

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The ‘Rules’ of Psychotherapy By Robin Weiss in The New York Times on November 22, 2014.

How Medical Care Is Being Corrupted

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: How Medical Care Is Being Corrupted By Pamela Hartvzabd and Jerome Grooopman in The New York Times on November. 18, 2014.

Fighting Female Genital Mutilation

Monday, November 17th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Fighting Female Genital Mutilation By Mona Eltwhawy in The New York Times on November 16, 2014.

Rethink Harvard’s sexual harassment policy

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Rethink Harvard’s sexual harassment policy by Harvard Law School Faculty in the Boston Globe on October 15, 2014.

Click Here to Read: Harvard’s new sexual harassment policy, democratic rights and the new right on this website.

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Freud and the Middle East

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Freud and the Middle East by Thomas L. Friedman in The New York Times on November 11, 2014.

Making My Therapist Laugh

Sunday, November 9th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Making My Therapist Laugh By Daphne Merkin in The New York Times on November 8, 2014.

Fathers, Sons and the Presidency

Monday, October 27th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Fathers, Sons and the Presidency by Frank Bruni in The New York Times on October 25, 2014.