Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Action

A roundup of psychoanalytic points of view

Why Can’t I Love My Body Like I Love Chocolate?

Treating eating disorder symptoms is easier than learning to love one’s body. In my 29 years as a psychoanalyst working with eating disordered patients, I learned the easier part of treatment is symptom alleviation. The more challenging part is helping them understand their relationship to their bodies. Read More

We live in a world based on competiton

In the adult world, mistakes are not tolerated. You compete, or die.

That's funny. I can't count

That's funny. I can't count the number of mistakes I've made in life and here I am still alive.

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Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Action, edited by Susan Kolod, Ph.D., and Melissa Ritter, Ph.D, is under the auspices of Contemporary Psychoanalysis, the journal of the William Alanson White Institute.


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