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Psychoanalysis And New Media

Two messages regarding the benefits of psychodynamic therapy were available to audiences recently, one created and presented by traditional media, in this case, National Public Radio (NPR), while the other is a product of new media.  If you are a regular listener to NPR in the morning, you probably heard the story entitled “Shop for […]

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Is it Internet “Addiction?”

A recent New York Times article entitled, “Miss G.: A Case of Internet Addiction,” by Virginia Heffernan asks if we are using the word “addiction” too easily to describe behavior that might be called something more benign, say a “passion.”   Can a person be addicted to opera, or novels?  Another blogger, John M Grohol, […]

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Psychoanalysts in Social Media: Overcoming Resistances

In recent years, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and other social media platforms have become the virtual places where human interaction occurs, with discussions on topics from auto repair to international politics.  Psychoanalysts are joining the conversation.  One of the more widely known psychoanalyst-bloggers is Dr. Gail Saltz, who discusses health, sex, and relationships, not only […]

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A New Internet Presence for Psychoanalysis

Psychoanalysis and its practitioners—psychoanalysts—aren’t usually associated with cutting edge technologies.  We were slow even to develop websites that would effectively convey our ideas and activities to our local communities.  But among institutes accredited by the American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA), the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center is out front as the first adopter of social media. That’s according […]

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