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Going Nuts to Celebrate Mental Health Month.

In the last few weeks I was issued a personal invitation and tested by the powers that be to see if my sanity could withstand a series of blows and head bangs this lovely Mental Health Month of May. I’m a psychoanalyst and a yoga therapist. This was my chance to show that I can… Continue Reading


Anti-Stuck Therapy

Serge Prengel and I edited a book together called “Defining Moments for Therapists,” a collection of first person accounts where therapists describe their personal experiences of tragedy and stuckness, and how by redefining the moment and being present to their deep selves they recognized what they had to do next to help themselves and their… Continue Reading


Psychoanalytic Theory and the Holocaust

Contemporary Psychoanalysis and the Legacy of the Third Reich, written by Emily Kuriloff, is a powerful and sensitive analysis of the influence of the Holocaust on psychoanalytic theory. Kuriloff’s sensitive questioning of analyst/survivors sheds new light on the development of psychoanalytic theory. I helped edit this book, and I was impressed by Kuriloff’s empathy and… Continue Reading


The Map is Not the Territory.

“Carl’s Joan of Arc Moment,” a scene from The Map is Not the Territory. Photo by Ayden L.M. Grout Artist Talk: Odyssey Works Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 2 p.m. Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Forum, 4th Floor Imagine waking up to find yourself in a performance where you are the main character.… Continue Reading

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NEW BOOK: What is it like to be a therapist?

  Defining Moments For Therapists   If therapy is a relational process, it takes a person on the therapist’s end. The goal of the project is to capture the therapist’s evolving sense of self as it is shaped by our experiences as active participants in a creative interaction. The essays in this book are first-person… Continue Reading