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Psychoanalysis as Core Training

I’m back! I’ve been teaching the last three months during my writing time, collecting some new insights to share in future blog posts. I hope you’ll find this week’s new post useful. Check it out:

Psychoanalysis as Core Training:

Strengthen your core, strengthen your self



7 Signs of Mental Health

Check out my new blog post by clicking the link below:


7 Signs of Mental Health

Mental health is not only about the absence of symptoms;

it’s about the presence of healthy capacities!

Going to Therapy: A Sign of Sanity or Insanity?

Hi, everyone!

I know it’s been awhile, but I’ve got a little treat for you today. I discovered this AWESOME 3 minute video about what it means to go to therapy. I hope you’ll read my short post about it and then check it out!


Click the link below:

Going to Therapy: A Sign of Sanity or Insanity?

How to Navigate the Perils of Creative Success

Elizabeth Gilbert (author of Eat Pray Love) inspired my new blog post. Her new podcast, Magic Lessons, and her 2009 Ted Talk are phenomenal! This is for all you creative types!


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How To Navigate The Perils of Creative Success

Will Psychoanalysis Evolve with a Changing World?


Check out my reflections on the state of psychoanalysis, after attending the 49th International Psychoanalytic Association Congress in Boston, July 2015.

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Will Psychoanalysis Evolve with a Changing World?

New post plus a milestone celebration!

face-623313_640Hi, everyone!

I have a new post up on Psychology Today, “You Have An Inner World: So What?” in which I explore this whole new rage about Inside-Out Psychology. Check it out by clicking the link below!

Also, today is cause for celebration! My blog, A Headshrinker’s Guide to the Galaxy, will reach 1/2 million views today! It’s pretty neat to think about reaching that many people and I have you all to thank. So, THANK YOU! I hope that my blog has done some measure of good along the way.

You Have An Inner World: So What?

How Does Psychotherapy Really Work? It’s Not What You Think

I’m so proud to share the work of my Pasadena colleagues in their new video series, Moments of Meaning. Get an inside look at how psychotherapy really works by checking out the link below (and then following it to all the other awesome links):


How Does Psychotherapy Really Work? It’s Not What You Think