Articles by Anna Blundy
"She is someone who fought hard to escape an appalling background, and the day she finished her Master’s at Oxford her husband gave her a necklace in a Tiffany box. “I felt like a fairy tale...
"The important issue for anyone training is that we have to be able to learn from the experience of others. If nobody ever related patients’ stories then this would be impossible"
Some you win. Some you lose. You can’t make someone stay in therapy.
Freud’s theory is not just his opinion about the way the mind the works
Everyone is desperate for a quick fix understanding of why they are being abused that enables them not to look in the mirror
Many people have wall charts in mind on which they get a gold star for concealing distress
"It struck me that having a safe mind to turn to is what psychotherapy is about"
What to do when patients bore you stupid
It's a privilege to watch patients understand themselves better but it's amazing to be there for the big moments