1. Clement Freud (Sigmund’s Grandson) Tells a Joke

    I am as much a student of history as I am psychology.  I enjoy learning about the lives and stories of famous psychologists and their families.  Here, the grandson of the father of psychoanalysis tells a short, hilarious, and mildly vulgar joke.  Enjoy: Clement Freud (1924 - 2009) was the grandson of Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939), the founder of psychoanalysis and by many accounts of talking ther…Read More

  2. Cereal and Psychotherapy

    Psychotherapy is like a cereal box. Look at the Shredded Wheat or Corn Flakes box you poured your breakfast from this morning.  There is a good chance that somewhere, in tiny print, you’ll see the words “enlarged to show texture.”  This is done to highlight the cereal’s delicious nooks and crannies without falsely advertising the box’s contents. The process of psychotherapy can be view…Read More