Following are resources that offer an introduction to the world of psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. They are a sampling of helpful information about psychoanalysis, psychotherapy and common problems that people struggle with.
The Examined Life: How We Lose and Find Ourselves by Stephen Grosz was recognized as one of the best books of 2013 by the New York Times. Not your "cheesy, self-help book", the New York Times describes it as "an insightful and beautifully written book about the process of psychoanalysis and the ways people's efforts to connect the past, present and future reflect their capacity to change."
TED talks online offer presentations by dynamic and informed speakers. A few I found helpful:
Here are a few articles I've found very poignant:
The Bathroom is the New Couch makes observations about psychotherapy in a pandemic: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/0...
'Coming Out' as Anxious opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/02/03/coming-out-as-anxious/
Making My Therapist Laugh: opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/11/08/making-my-therapist-lau
Confessions of a Pebble Thief: opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/03/03/confessions-of-a-pebble-thief
Getting Grief Right: opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/01/10/getting-grief-right/
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