Psychoanalyst Stephen Seligman writes,
"Psychoanalysis has always prized authenticity, introspection, and deep contact. It insists that emotional cruelty and trauma are as real as physical pain, that the truth matters, and that the deeper truths matter the most. It offers a serious but imaginative method that values curiosity and a historical sensibility, pushing against the forces that keep us from seeing what is hidden in plain sight. In a retrograde moment like ours, the analytic ethic provides a strong source of resistance."
Read the full article here The New Psychoanalysis
Terry Gross interviews primatologist Frans de Waal, who studies primates and their emotional lives, with a special interest in reconciliation behaviors. Sex, Empathy, Jealousy: How Emotions and Behavior of Other Primates Mirror Our Own.
In this podcast, John Totten interviews Dr. Robert Stolorow, who speaks about trauma, vulnerability, and intersubjectivity- which is what happens between two minds. Finitude with Dr. Robert Stolorow
With insight, humor and tact, philosopher Alain de Botton tells us Why Love Starts With Loneliness