Why Politics Are So Hard: A Psychoanalyst’s Perspective

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Why Politics Are So Hard: A Psychoanalyst’s Perspective


Video: The Fruits of Kleinian Analysis

Hi, everyone! In March 2016, I gave a one-hour talk on the aims of psychoanalysis–the psychological capacities that a good psychoanalysis helps to foster and grow. Please feel free to share it for educational purposes. Enjoy!

The Fruits of Kleinian Analysis: Normal Development, Mental Health, and Maturity from The Psychoanalytic Center of CA on Vimeo.

The Vulnerability Revolution

Hi, everyone! Check out my new blogpost on Psychology Today:


The Vulnerability Revolution:

How a small group of thoughtful, committed people is changing the world

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

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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!


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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