Anthony Easthope asks, ‘How is it that within five or six years the newly arrived [baby] you bring home with you from the hospital has become a person, who speaks your language, shares your assumptions, can go off to school and answer its own name when the teacher calls it out?’ For therapists, the formation […]
Many people enter therapy because their day-to-day life has become disrupted by symptoms: for example, obsessions, compulsions, anxiety, depression, problematic relationships as well as chronic states of confusion, resentment, rage and despair. What is a symptom? We are probably all familiar with medical symptoms. They usually appear on the surface of our body and are […]
I recently gave a talk on Alfred Hitchcock’s 1941 movie, Suspicion. Cary Grant and Oscar-winning Joan Fontaine are the stars in this Hitchcock thriller set in England in the early 1930s. The plot is typical of Hitchcock, a sewing together of circumstantial events that increasingly leads Fontaine (as Lina) to suspect Grant (as her husband, […]
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