Resources

PSYCHOTHERAPY AND PSYCHOANALYSIS

“Why It’s Time To Take A New Look at Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy,” by Todd Essig, Forbes Magazine, 2015  Google: forbes.com/sites/toddessig/2015/02/23

“The Efficacy of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy”, by Jonathan Shedler, in American Psychologist, Feb-March 2010, pp. 98-109. Online at www.apa.org/pubs/journals/releases/amp-65-2-98.pdf

“Getting To Know Me,”by Jonathan Shedler, Scientific American Mind, November/December2010, pp. 53-57,  Google www.jonathanshedler.com/PDF/Shedler Scientific American.pdf

“A Freudian’s Dream,”by Molly Knight Raskin, Utne Reader, pp 52-55, November-December 2011, Google www.utne.com/mind-and-body/a-freudian’s-dream-resurgence-of-psychotherapy-asp

“About Psychoanalysis,” International Psychoanalytical Association, on line at http://www.ipa.org.uk/default.aspx?page=33

“What Dreams Are Made Of,” by Marianne Szegedy-Maszak, U.S. News and World Report, pp. 55-64, May 15, 2006

“Night Work [on Dreams], in A Life At Work, by Thomas Moore, pp.74-78,New York,  Broadway Books

 

MEDITATION

Numerous resources for Mindfulness meditation, at IMCW.org, the Insight Meditation Center of Washington, directed by Tara Brach Ph.D.

The Relaxation Response, by Herbert Benson. Harper Collins, 1975, New York. A Harvard physician’s simple technique for creating a meditative state. Also  to access videos of Benson, Google:The Relaxation Response, Herbert Benson.

Guided meditation CDs available from Amazon and similar sources. Notable teachers are Jon Kabat-Zinn, Jack Kornfield, and Tara Brach.

 

NEUROSCIENCE

Norman Doidge, The Brain That Changes Itself, New York, Penguin Books, 2007

Norman Doidge, The Brain’s Way of Healing, New York, Viking, 2015

 

SOMATIC AND RELATED THERAPIES FOR PTSD

Moshe Feldenkrais, Awareness Through Movement, New York, Harper One, 1990

Pat Ogden and Kekuni Minton, Trauma and the Body, New York Norton, 2008

Peter Levine, Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma, Berkley, North Atlantic, 2012

Francine Shapiro and Margot Silk Forrest, EMDR:The Breakthrough Eye Movement Therapy, New York, Basic Books, 2004

David Emerson and Elizabeth Hopper, Overcoming Trauma Through Yoga, Berkley, North Atlantic, 2012