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Sigmund Freud

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Intolerable To Our Waking Minds

  • “Intolerable to our waking mind are illogicality, chaos and disorder.” (Havelock Ellis)

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When Words Are Insufficient

“There’s something fishy about describing people’s feelings. You try hard to be accurate, but as soon as you start to define such and such a feeling, language lets you down. It’s really a machine for making falsehoods. When we really speak the truth, words are insufficient” (Iris Murdoch).

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Demystifying The Talking Cure

There is something mystifying about the world of therapy and it could be holding the profession back. For people who would like to begin seeing a therapist, the maze of therapeutic approaches to wander through is dizzying. Finding a suitable therapy and/or therapist is not as straightforward as it could be.

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How The Light Gets In

More than a century ago, Sigmund Freud created a radical method of attending to the very particular ways in which a person experiences his or her world. Freud’s innovation – psychoanalysis – became known as the talking cure.

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How We Lost The Soul

In his classic text Freud And Man’s Soul, the Austrian-born psychoanalyst Bruno Bettleheim provides a compelling account of the common misinterpretation of Sigmund Freud’s work. His argument centres on the mistranslation of a single word – psychoanalysis.

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