Psychoanalytic Excavation

A Look at What Lies beneath the Surface of Human Behavior and Motivation

The Art of Overcoming Obstacles

Overcoming obstacles leads to a decrease in helplessness and hopelessness in both therapy and life. A new effort from the White House's Joining Forces may well be a clue to a public health approach to improving military mental health and even suicide reduction. Civilian response is key. Read More

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Prudence Gourguechon, M.D., served as President of the American Psychoanalytic Association from 2008-2010. She has a clinical and consulting practice in Chicago.


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