People Don’t Still Lie On a Couch Do They?

100 years since it was introduced by Sigmund Freud, the couch still provokes both curiosity and ridicule, but does it work?

Sorry, Your Therapist Can’t Be Your Friend

Your therapist cannot and should not be your friend. Here's why.

Your Memories Make You Who You Are

Don't worry if can't remember the details of your first kiss that well. Your unconscious does it for you.

Psychiatric Diagnostic Labels: What Do They Mean?

Why is diagnosing Trump such a hot news topic, controversial, and confusing?

Help! My Antidepressants Aren’t Working

Are your antidepressants not working? Adding talk therapy may help.

Hey, New Dads: Having Scary Thoughts Is Common

This Father's Day, let's challenge the most pervasive fantasy of all time — that fathers don’t need emotional support.

Helping Kids Understand Frightening Events

How adults can help children cope with the Manchester bombing.

Six Elements of All “Talking Cures”

Talk therapies are all so different, right? Wrong.

Freud Is Everywhere

Happy birthday, Dr. Freud.

Psychoanalysis? Is That Still Around?

Celebrating Sigmund Freud's birthday by honoring the profession he created.

Why Do Millennials Get a Bad Rap?

Maybe it is just a failure of generativity.

Can Addictive Thoughts Be Useful?

Step 1: Recognizing and understanding the emotional forces underlying addictive behaviors.

Can You Lie to Your Lover?

For a relationship to work, must we always tell the truth?

Road Rage: It's Only Personal If You Make It So

Feeling the impulse to retaliate against rude driving is normal. But here are some ways to keep your cool.

3 Myths About Men and Eating Disorders

Not an #AlternativeFact. Men do struggle with eating disorders

Psychosomatic? No, my Stomach Really Hurts!

Today’s post is brought to you by my stomachache. My wife says I’m just being psychosomatic, but what does that even mean?

Psychoanalysis Unplugged: Let the Music Begin!

Want to understand why we do the things we do? Welcome to a different kind of psychoanalysis.