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“All we have to offer . . .”


THE EFFECTS OF MEDICATING OR NOT MEDICATING ON THE TREATMENT PROCESS Bertram P. Karon, Ph.D. Michigan State University and the Michigan Psychoanalytic Council As Johanna Tabin (2003) pointed out, medicating or not medicating has meanings for psychoanalysts and patients, including transferences and countertransferences. Helpful are … Continue reading

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Life-Saving at the Empathic Therapy Conference


Before the “Treating the Psychiatrically Maltreated” workshop at the Empathic Therapy Conference, a young man approached me, hand outstretched.  He was slender, had long dark hair, and was wearing a black shirt and dark pants.  He thanked me for saving his … Continue reading

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