Psychoanalysis In the News

by Molly Merson, MFT
How Psychoanalyst Thomas Ogden Found His True Self in FictionA rare interview with San Francisco analyst Thomas Ogden in which he discusses his mother, fiction writing, and the literary experience of psychoanalysis.
The Sublime Psychology of BaltimoreTwo therapists explore the psychology of class, race, and violence in Baltimore through a psychoanalytic lens, offering a complex and nuanced understanding of the city's unconscious.
"History" Insists on Covering Up the Intellectual Production of Black Women, Even in the 21st Century. This article describes the life and many accomplishments of Virgínia Leone Bicudo, the first lay (non-doctor) Brazilian psychoanalyst, including her applications of psychoanalytic thinking to issues of class and interpersonal and institutionalized racism.