Schopenhauer’s Porcupines – by Deborah Anna Luepnitz

For anyone wanting to understand how psychoanalytic psychotherapy works from within the consulting room, this book is brilliant. Whilst telling the intimate and detailed stories of work with her patients (who have all consented to her doing so, of course), Dr Luepnitz also draws on and elucidates complex psychoanalytic concepts from Winnicott, Freud, and Lacan, … Continue reading Schopenhauer’s Porcupines – by Deborah Anna Luepnitz

Working towards what?

Do you know what your goals are? And if so, are you certain that if you achieved them you would be happier, or more satisfied, than you are now? I think many of us might answer negatively to at least one of those questions, and I'm surprised that CBT thinks that most of us know … Continue reading Working towards what?