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Not fun and games

There are hundreds, if not thousands, of psychological theories. In my experience, CBT works. Psychodynamic works, too. Depending on your needs in the moment, a psychotherapist who has a dozen theories in her tool kit works for you, but it is a two-way street. You have to be willing to share, willing to listen and show up consistently for as long as it takes. No therapist has a magic wand in her top desk drawer. I wish we did…—MR

Psychodynamic therapy helped me overcome trauma when CBT couldn’t

by Lucia Osborne-Crowley, Psyche newsletter, October 27, 2021

The first time I saw my therapist, she was standing in front of a room full of people, talking about William Golding’s novel Lord of the Flies (1954). It was part of a series of book events on the theme of psychoanalysis and literature, and my therapist was dissecting the emotional and psychodynamic contours of the book, in particular the ending.

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