Panic: Where does it come from? How do analysts work with it?

A panic attack at archery class reveals the telegram nature of the unconscious. Panic on a Saturday Afternoon Eva is in her 40s. Married. Two kids, job she loves, smart, funny. We’ve been working a long time at twice a week. I won't say more to protect her [...]

By |May 9th, 2017|Panic, Rage|0 Comments

Your Plan When Anger Flashes Over Into Action

Emergency help when anger takes over.     Name-calling, cursing, pushing, shoving, grabbing and worse. You can't believe it got that far, but it did, and you don't recognize yourself. Sounds like a rage attack. Anger plus panic til you reach a tipping point, and you are out [...]

On Trusting and Not Trusting

Trust comes slow and sweaty like fog. The New Year begins and the lousy articles on psychotherapy appear. Like this one in the Wall Street Journal: My advice? Don't trust. Try to say your truth and notice how you feel. Something should begin inside. A process that's [...]

Do I take insurance?

The insurance question is my most asked question. The short answer is "no, I don't take insurance." But bear with me because I'm going to explain the whole shebang to you right here, right now. I am an out-of-network provider. That means I am not in-network on any plan and [...]

By |January 30th, 2016|Finding a Therapist, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Anxious Parents Raising Calm Children: It CAN Be Done

The play space for toddlers at Washington Square Park is a slow, sweet spot. Babies learn to walk there and time stretches out like a summer afternoon. It’s also a good place to do impromptu baby watching. A truck backfires and the babies react. Some older toddlers look toward their [...]

By |April 28th, 2015|Baby Watching, Children|1 Comment