NCSPP

Northern California Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology

Psychoanalysis In The News

by Ripple Patel 

Recalling Chestnut Lodge: Seeking the Human Behind the Psychosis. This article unpacks the paradoxical impact of a psychoanalytically-informed psychiatric hospital upon the treatment of schizophrenia.

Shellburne Thurber's Images of Consulting Rooms. Far from being a blank canvas, consulting rooms convey something important about the person of the analyst and their understanding of the task at hand.

What about me, and the ills of society? Stephen Saunders reviews Belgian psychoanalyst Paul Verhaeghe's most recent publication, which challenges a "neo-liberal" worldview and highlights the difficulties of crafting an identity in a market-based society.