Month: October 2018

  • Working with pathological grief

    “My patient’s mother passed away last month after a prolonged illness which had consumed his life for the past 5 years. His father, severely mentally ill, abused and raped the mother until she ran away with her children. The patient has been consumed all his life with his mother’s suffering, wanting to understand it. After…

  • Healing

    Heinrich Racker wrote, “Psychoanalytic cure consists in establishing a unity within the psychic structure of the patient.” What does that mean? What I will say now may come as a surprise to many of you, because, strangely, the implications of our work are often not spelled out in ways that reveal the radical practice that…