Freud described it first and it's still true. Symptoms can alert us to hidden thoughts and feelings. The unconscious uses a metaphoric and visual language of its own to communicate. Read More
The blog is my attempt to take the psychoanalytic couch out of the office and "on the road". I use the psychoanalytic concepts of the unconscious mind, transference, affect regulation, defense and development to understand a wide range of human affairs—in the news, politics, the media, etc. My intent is always to reach a better answer to the question that has always inspired and dogged me, "why do people do what they do?"