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. Happy New Year The New Year begins and the lousy articles on psychotherapy appear. Like this one in the Wall Street Journal: Don't Trust My advice? Don't trust. Try to say your truth and notice how you feel. Something should [...]

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