Month: June 2013

  • Is it weepiness or sadness?

    “A depressed patient starts to weep at the beginning of a therapy before I have even asked about her problem. It’s not triggered by a specific example or a question about feeling. It’s just constant weepiness from the start followed by “sorry but I’m a weepy person”. How would you intervene?” Thanks to Liv for…

  • Complaining

    Projection of the superego. And why I love complainers. “Does projection of the super-ego always go together with cognitive/perceptual disruption? Is it a kind of tactical defense? Is it a way to avoid facing how I mistreat myself?” Thanks to Peter for these important questions! Everybody projects. (Welcome to my club: homo projectens!) Thus, projection…