Psychoanalysis In the News

by Molly Merson, MFT
D.W. Winnicott and Our Inescapable Need to PlunderAre we unconsciously plundering the planet Earth in order to understand its subjectivity? This author takes a developmental look at climate change and environmental sustainability.
A Fictive Psychoanalytic Society Set in 1930s Coney IslandThe Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society is a fictive group of Freudians created by artist Zoe Beloff for a centennial celebration of Freud's 1909 visit to the Dreamland Amusement Park. According to Beloff, this group created art, film, and poetry about their dreams and reveries in the Blowhole Theater, which Freud described as "the city's raging id."
Catching Utopia: The Radical Potential of Pokamon GoAdding to the myriad interpretations of Pokémon Go, this author argues that the act of playing this game has the potential to bring vitality, engagement, and meaning to otherwise overlooked spaces and relationships.