Archive for the 'General News' Category

Gay Conversion Therapy

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Gay Conversion Therapy By Andrew Rosenthal in The New York Times on March 22, 2013.

Scalia’s Gay Marriage Problem

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Scalia’s Gay Marriage Problem By Dorothy J. Samuels in The New York Times on March 25, 2013.

Looking for Evidence That Therapy Works

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Looking for Evidence That Therapy Works By Harriet Brown in The New York Times on March 25, 2013.

Tracing Holland’s Forgotten Kindertransport

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:   Tracing Holland’s Forgotten Kindertransport By Paul Berger  on the Forward Moible website on  June 8, 2011.

Found Photo: Uli Herzberg holds a book of Dutch crossword puzzles during his stay with the Keesing family between 1939 and 1941.

Shadow of Roe v. Wade Looms Over Ruling on Gay Marriage

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Shadow of Roe v. Wade Looms Over Ruling on Gay Marriage By Adam Liptak in The New York Times on March 23, 2013.

Click Here to Read: Marriage and the Supremes By Frank Bruni in The New York Times on March 23, 2013.

Immigrants Held in Solitary Cells, Often for Weeks

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Immigrants Held in Solitary Cells, Often for Weeks By Ian Urbina and Cathtrine Rentz in The New York Times on March 23, 2013.

Imagine a World Without Hate

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

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Click Here to View: Imagine a World Without Hate (Official Video) from the ADL on YouTube.

Psychoanalysis: A Jewish Science?

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Psychoanalysis: A Jewish Science? By Yehudah Mirsky  on the Jewish  on Jewish Ideas Daily website on June 11, 2010.

Click Here to Read:  Freud and Judaism by Alan Miller on the Jewish Ideas Daily website.

Click Here to Read:  The Problem of Desire:  Psychoanalysis as the Jewish Wisdom Tradition by Seth Aronson on the Jewish Ideas Daily website.

In Defense of Parents: A Child Therapist’s Dissent

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  In Defense of Parents: A Child Therapist’s Dissent by Ken Barish in the Huffington Post on March 20, 2013.

An Example of How Psychoanalysts Really Interpret Dreams

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

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Click Here to Read: An Example of How Psychoanalysts Really Interpret Dreams, interview with Kerry Malawista by Michael on his Psych Files Podcast blog on March 21, 2013.

Ex-Horace Mann Students in Talks on Sex-Abuse Case

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Ex-Horace Mann Students in Talks on Sex-Abuse Case by Jenny Anderson in The New York Times on March 21, 2013.

A former student says Johannes Somary, a Horace Mann teacher seen here in 2004, abused him. Mr. Somary died in 2011.

Click Here to Read:  The Master:  A charismatic teacher enthralled his students. Was he abusing them? by Marc Fisher in The New Yorker on April 1, 2013,

Minds at War

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Minds at War By Jefrrey Allen Smith and B. Christopher Frueh in The New York Times on March 20, 2013.

A Family’s Secrets Bared, on Camera ‘Kind Hearted Woman’

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  A Family’s Secrets Bared, on Camera ‘Kind Hearted Woman’ on Frontline in The New York Times on March 22, 2013.

Your Phone vs. Your Heart

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

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Click Here to Read: Your Phone vs. Your Heart By Barbara L. Frederick in The New York Times on March 23, 2013.

Kernberg’s got ‘Street Cred’ by Nathan Szajnberg

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

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Otto Kernberg’s got street cred: a former President of the IPA, one of our more accomplished researchers, prolific author, training analyst and faculty member of the Columbia Psychoanalytic Center. So, when he has something substantive to say about psychoanalysis, about our discipline, attention should be paid.

And Kernberg has much to say. He spoke on “The Twilight of the Training Analysis System,” at the January American Psychoanalytic meeting and an abbreviated, yet pointed version is in TAP (Spring/Summer 2013). (Link below). (more…)

What India’s New ‘Anti-Rape’ Bill Actually Says

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  What India’s New ‘Anti-Rape’ Bill Actually Says By Niharika Mandhana in The New York Times on on March 21, 2013.

When Therapists Envy Their Patients

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  When Therapists Envy Their Patients: Patients who are highly successful may be labeled narcissistic or manic By Irwin Hirsch, Ph.D  on the blog of  The Contemporary Psychoanalysis Group, Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Action, on the Psychology Today blogs website on March 17, 2013.

The Internet is a surveillance state

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  The Internet is a surveillance state By Bruce Schneier on the CNN website on March 18, 2013.

Are we over-diagnosing mental illness?

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

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Click Here to Read:  Are we over-diagnosing mental illness? Committee trying to block new diagnostic manual’s release  By Katti Gray Special on the  CNN website on March 16, 2013.

Children shot at, tortured and raped in Syria, report says

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

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Click Here To Read: Children shot at, tortured and raped in Syria, report says on NBC World News Website.