Free Associations: at ACAP and ICPS
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I was so moved by our ACAP graduation on October 18 and therefore I doubly rejoiced in the recent New York Times articles on the work we are so proud of doing. (http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/author/christopher-bollas/ and http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/10/20/health/talk-therapy-found-to-ease-schizophrenia.) Working with schizophrenics and borderline patients, along with all the other vulnerable populations we respect and serve, is the heart […]
It is 7:40 am. I wake up five minutes before my alarm clock, feeling generally well-rested. I have two cups of coffee, read the news, and check my email. I start working at 8:30, and at 9 a reminder pops up on my phone. It reads: Take medicine and meditate. Most days, I’ve already done […]
One of the lesser known facts about ACAP is that analytic training is available to people who do not live in ACAP’s immediate geographic area. I live in Washington State and completed the entire course from there, graduating in October, 2015. I was the first to complete analytic training in this manner at ACAP but […]
Being in a relationship can be at once one of the most fulfilling and one of the most difficult experiences. Typical challenges experienced in a relationship can range from frustration over lack of cooperation, to the trauma of learning one’s partner has had an affair. According to researchers Kristina, Baucom, and Snyder (2004), 40% of […]