What is Psychoanalytic?
As practiced today, psychoanalytic psychotherapy is a collaborative, interactive and intensive therapy.
This method explores the internal sources of emotional difficulties.
People find that psychoanalytic psychotherapy brings about deep internal transformations, allowing them to live more flexible, genuine, fulfilling lives.
You can learn more by watching this 4 minute description by Norman Kohn, MD of Chicago:
Alternatively, you can view this more in-depth 7 minute video made by psychoanalyst colleagues in North Carolina:
Psychoanalytic Reading List:
- Shedler, J. (2010). The Efficacy of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, American Psychologist, 65, 98-109.
- Let the Evidence Show: Psychodynamic Therapy Provides Effective and Lasting Benefits
- Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Brings Lasting Benefits through Self-Knowledge