Month: June 2014

  • Personal Lives of Therapists

    Dear Jon, “I have had you on my mind so much this holiday season while I have been working with patients on their family issues.  After helping them for the last several weeks, I went home to my family of origin!  Yikes!  Jon, I recall in the very beginning of my doctoral program we had…

  • ISTDP and Addictions II

    What do we mean by the superego in drug addiction? Is it just that the patient has an internal judge? Is it that he is too harsh on himself? It’s more complicated. The superego is really a bunch of memories of early relationships. We can enact those memories in three ways. Let’s suppose the addict…