Psychoanalysis in the News

by Molly Merson, MFT

Therapy Under Lockdown: ‘I’m Just As Terrified As My Patients Are’. Have our lives pre-COVID-19 really been so separate from our patients’? It’s not the first time clinicians and patients alike have lived through something together (see HIV/AIDS, 9/11, WWI and WWII, Spanish Flu, racism), but we are living through a viral pandemic that is transforming the frame of traditional psychoanalytic therapy.

The Unmasking of Corporate America. This article critiques the branding associated with corporations utilizing “Black Lives Matter” languaging without doing the deeper institutional and personal work of upending racist policies, practices, and belief systems.