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Teletherapy, by Jill Savege Scharff

Families with scattered members stay in touch, thanks to WeChat, Facetime or Skype.  Why not use the same technology to give patients access to a good analyst?  That is not so simple.  Insurance companies may not reimburse for teletherapy. States may not grant an exceptional license to an out-of-state provider for one patient (although many states are now forming an interstate ...

AMONG THE WILD THINGS By Nat Hentoff

My son Nicholas, three and a half, was jumping up and down on his bed.

“I want to wash your hands,” my wife said.

“I don’t care,” Nicholas replied.

“Lunch is ready.”

“I don’t care.”

“It will get cold.”

“I don’t care.”

The leaping continued. Then my wife asked, “Who are you?”

“Pierre!” ...

Sarah Shalgosky: How to be an artist in the gig economy

The ‘gig economy’ is receiving a lot of coverage in the media at the moment. How can you be an artist in this environment? We reproduce Sarah Shalgosky, Curator at the University of Warwick’s Keynote from The National Association for Fine Art Education annual symposium ‘Artist as Superconnector/Superconductor’ held in March.

The image above shows a work that was installed in the Mead Gallery over a four day period by six ...

Inspirations:


 

“(…) the more absurd, the more indefensible, the more it makes sense. Operas that are worthy about something, some idea or ideal, and that try to make a point, especially a political point, are just absurd in an off-putting way. Operas should instead be absurd in a way that is truer than reality. But that's just the most absurd form of something that is absurd ...

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"So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”  F. Scott Fitzgerald - The Great Gatsby

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Mad Hatter s Tea Party

The event of the month:
30.december 2016 - 22.january 2017
http://www.roundhouse.org.uk/whats-on/2017/the-mad-hatters-tea-party/

ZooNation’s fun and thought-provoking take on Lewis Carroll’s iconic Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland characters is reimagined for the unique space of the Roundhouse.

Young psychotherapist Ernest has a PhD in normalization, but he has his work cut out for him. ...

Barbara Hepworth

I rarely draw what I see. I draw what I feel in my body

I, the sculptor, am the landscape.

I am the form and I am the hollow, the thrust and the contour.

 

 

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Theodore Gericault and the Subject of Psychotherapy

Events of interest:
January 3, 2017
https://thefreudmuseum.podbean.com 

Analytic psychotherapist and art historian, Robert Snell joins us to discuss his forthcoming book, Portraits of the Insane: Théodore Géricault and the Subject of Psychotherapy.

In the gloomy aftermath of the 1789 Revolution and the Napoleonic wars, the French painter Théodore Géricault ...

TALKING THERAPY with Rialda Sebek

During therapy, complex emotions can be stirred but they need to be available for exploration. Therapeutic work  tends to open up a  whole reservoir of feelings, thoughts and urges that may be outside of your conscious awareness but actively informing  your relational patterns, sense of self and  the way of life.

The same blocks that  hold ...

As One Listens To The Rain

Listen to me as one listens to the rain,
not attentive, not distracted,
light footsteps, thin drizzle,
water that is air, air that is time,
the day is still leaving,
the night has yet to arrive,
figurations of mist
at the turn of the corner,
figurations of time
at the bend in this pause,
listen to me as one listens to the rain,
without ...