Installations in the ongoing series, “Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and What to Expect“:

Part I: The First Session

Part II: The Early Weeks

Part III: The Transference Begins

Narcissistic Rage and the Failure of Empathy

About Online Counseling

Depression Symptoms: Making Sense of all the Online Resources

Shame and the Idealized False Self in Narcissism

Narcissistic Personality Disorder: A Portrait

Bipolar Disorder

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Hatred in Politics — New Article for The Atlantic

My most recent article for The Atlantic — this one about splitting and hatred in politics — went live this morning. You can find it here.

Withdrawal of Post

If you came to the site expecting to find my latest post about gratitude and scarcity, I’ve taken it down. I think it came across in a way I didn’t intend, as if I were…

On the Receiving End of Borderline Rage

I had an email from another therapist this week, asking whether I’d written anything for professionals who work with people who suffer from features of borderline personality disorder. She had recently been “fired” by one…