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Welcome to After Psychotherapy! If you’d like to join in the conversation, respond to what I or other site visitors have said or share you own experience, feel free to submit a comment to any of the posts. I read … Continue reading

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A Request for Input

In response to my recent post about The Self-Serving Lie, I had a very interesting email exchange with a site visitor. An intelligent and thoughtful woman, a strong believer in the value of psychotherapy, she felt that by writing such … Continue reading

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The Evacuation of Pain

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Nearly four years ago, not long after I first launched this site, I wrote about a client who coped with unbearable feelings via her eating disorder: when she could no longer endure a painful emotional state, she would binge and … Continue reading

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The Self-Serving Lie

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Many years ago when I was just starting out as a therapist, I briefly worked for a large group practice. At the end of my tenure, the managing partner in this group, a respected psychoanalyst, refused to pay what he … Continue reading

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Belonging

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Last weekend, our friend and next-door neighbor Gayle invited us to go with her to hear some live music at a local venue here in Grand Lake. We arrived after the band had already started its set and we sat … Continue reading

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Autogynephilia: Aroused by the Image of Yourself as the Opposite Sex

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Although I’ve been focused on finishing my book, the subject of transgender psychology has lately absorbed a lot of my interest. My fear that I might offend readers and provoke further attacks has stopped me from writing more about it, … Continue reading

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