Author | Zvi Lothane, MD

Articles

Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis: The Real Spielrein Between Jung and Freud

May 17, 2012

Down through the decades, psychotherapy and psychoanalysis have been portrayed in many Hollywood films and in television sitcoms but not with the suggestion that they are dangerous methods.

Dramatology: A New Paradigm for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

June 04, 2010

Dramatology approaches human encounters, events, and scenes as dramatic enactments of characters in conflict and crisis.

Psychoanalytic Method and the Mischief of Freud-Bashers

December 01, 1996

Psychotherapy is as old as civilization. Literally soul therapy, the term is a misnomer, since soul is a mystical notion and what is meant is the whole person. The misnomer also survives in the name psychiatry, literally soul medicine. Yet nobody is crusading against psychiatry and psychotherapy because soul is unscientific. What is important is that psychotherapy and psychiatry are job descriptions that refer to what we actually do when as providers or recipients of the service called psychotherapy, we use words to convey meaningful messages to each other, or to evoke desirable acts from each other.