Tag Archives: Fundamental Human Needs

Immigrants – a psychoanalytic perspective

In my recent conversations with colleagues on my preferred social media platform, Twitter, I note a change – or at least, an emerging narrative, on asylum seekers, and by implication, on all persons who have sought to immigrate to this … Continue reading

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Easter Saturday: The Wilderness Experience and Depression

Today is Easter Saturday, the day after the Crucifixion and the day before the Resurrection. It is a day of wilderness. In my psychoanalytic practice I liken depression to such a wilderness experience – a state of stasis, un-sured-ness, inability … Continue reading

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