Articles by Anna Blundy
"There is a vast difference between feeling persecuted by loss or trauma and incorporating it into your life as processed and bearable"
©Marilyn Cole, Wikimedia Commons Click here to read more from our November 2016 issue My patient had a dream that turned out, she thought, to be a real memory. “I know you love dreams,”...
Mental health is all about daring to depend on someone else
©Thomas Wilson Pratt Slatin, Wikimedia Commons There were two minutes left of the session and my patient went quiet and contemplative, her Jackie O look today, bobbing diamond earrings and...
"My friend is, I think very frightened of ideas that might undermine her belief system,"
"The ubiquitous cartoons of psychoanalysis in the New Yorker always show a kind of chaise long, the patient's head propped up at one end"
Care is something you can get from your friends. Therapy isn't.
"I'm stunned when people take seriously what I say socially"
Cigarette prices are rising but smokers are fighting back