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Moving Through and Being Moved By: Embodiment in Development and in the Therapeutic Relationship
Psychoanalytic thinking has moved far beyond the neutral analyst and now encompasses the mutual influence between patient and therapist. Click the banner for more information.
The 2021 Winter Academic Lecture
Freud (1919) noted that the wide scale application of psychoanalysis as a therapy “will compel us to alloy the pure gold of analysis with the copper of direct suggestion." He continued, “whatever form this psychotherapy for the people may take, its most effective ingredients remain those borrowed from psychoanalysis” (p. 168). Ever since, psychoanalysis and psychotherapy have been uneasy bedfellows, similar yet distinguished even as their distinctions over the years have blurred.
"The Relativity of Morality in the Contemporary World", an article by this month's BPSI author, Anna Ornstein. Click the banner to read an excerpt of the content.
BPSI Psychoanalysts and Psychotherapists provide treatment in offices located throughout the Boston, north shore, south shore and metro west area.
Our Anti-Racism pledge is a public commitment to acknowledge the history of race and racism as a shared problem that must be addressed by psychoanalysis, as a fundamental issue of human rights, and to give sustained attention to values, priorities, and efforts to achieve meaningful change.
BPSI holds hundreds of private and public events throughout the year.
Promoting the exchange of ideas and collaborative activities with the academic communities of the Arts and Sciences.
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