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The Psychoanalytic Symptom: Making Space for the Unconscious

Hello there. I am exactly three and a half days away from going to Quebec City for the Annual Training in Lacanian Psychoanalysis. I am so excited! It's almost always the same group of people, same place, same time. Five days of intense immersion in psychoanalytic text, concepts, thoughts, clinical material and case presentations, nicely framed with a welcoming cocktail at the beginning and a farewell dinner at the end. My dream come true!

This year, we...
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Practical Psychoanalysis: A Year in Review

"Psychoanalysis" by Mihaela Bernard. Art plays an integral role in psychoanalysis and provides a way for the unconscious to find an esthetic expression in our culture. I made this collage with my daughter one day and you can find it framed, hanging in my bathroom.

When I first started this blog in February of last year, I wanted to write about psychoanalysis and make it accessible to a larger audience. I had the ambition...
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