Articles by Anna Blundy
Anna Blundy / December 14, 2017
A psychoanalyst once summed up glibly the two approaches: Freudian—your mum was mean to you. Kleinian—you think your mum was mean to you
Anna Blundy / November 14, 2017
It was my own urge to sexualise all my relationships that made me so defensive about my feelings for my analyst
Anna Blundy / October 9, 2017
There are challenges to long-distance therapy. But it also allows sessions to take place from anywhere
Anna Blundy / September 12, 2017
I worry I didn’t describe the process well enough to him at the beginning, but it’s almost impossible to describe what relative wellness feels like before it has happened
Anna Blundy / August 14, 2017
There are people in prison who should be in hospital
The discipline runs into trouble with Freud on feminine sexuality, but personally, I sense a truth in his thinking
Crucially, that doesn't stop them being able to do their jobs well
"Sitting there looking at this crushed girl, I really started to hate this guy."
Some patients, I know, imagine indifference in a therapist just doing the job. The opposite is true"