Monthly Archives: August 2016

Psychodynamic Psychiatry in Clinical Practice – Glen O. Gabard, MD – Fifth Ed. American Psychiatric Publishing 2014

Photo credit: Rum Bucolic Ape via Foter.com / CC BY-ND p. 81  “The psychiatrist can learn a great deal by allowing a patient to ramble freely for a while.  Initial comments should be designed to facilitate this rambling (e.g., “Tell … Continue reading

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When the Sun Bursts – Christopher Bollas, Yale University Press, 2015

  Image courtesy of dan at FreeDigitalPhotos.net p. 36  “To work with the psychotic person over a long period is distressing, not so much because of their psychosis, but because of how they deconstruct the defenses crucial to our own … Continue reading

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The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali – Edwin F. Bryant, 2009, North Point Press

Image by scottchan at FreeDigitalPhotos.net p. xlvi   — “In the Yoga tradition, the dualism is not between the material body and physical reality on one hand, and mental reality characterized by thought on the other, but between pure awareness … Continue reading

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