NCSPP

Northern California Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology

PSYCHOANALYSIS IN THE NEWS

by Ripple Patel 

"A Meeting of Two Fallible Human Beings": Rediscovering Love's Executioner. In this pithy reflection piece, Guardian writer (and former psychiatric patient) Clare Allen encounters Irvin Yalom's classic collection of short stories with fresh eyes.

The Psychodynamics of ADHD. Pediatrician Claudia Gold, M.D. affirms the importance of developing a family narrative around the emergence of a child's attentional and behavioral challenges, which may in turn enable a more nuanced approach to treatment.

From Therapon to Therapist: Examining the Linguistic Origins of a Professional Title. Charles Ashbach, Ph.D. elaborates the link between the Greek word Therapon and contemporary understandings of therapeutic function, process, and change.