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Healing Rage: An Outburst Leads to Understanding

Uncover and tack toward your own north to prevent rage attacks.   A Rage Outburst at Work Amelia comes shame-faced to one of her twice-weekly sessions. We are in our fourth year. This is her second treatment of some length. She is a professional woman in her 40s, [...]

By |July 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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: http://www.wsj.com/articles/how-to-know-if-your-therapy-is-working-1483272009?tesla=y 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