PSYCHOTHERAPY – Jacques Lacan

Jacques Lacan was the greatest French psychoanalyst of the 20th century. He was also something that’s come to feel rather odd – an intellectual celebrity. As much of a focus of gossip and curiosity as a pop star. He hung out with famous artists and writers, he had a fabulous head of hair, he attracted beautiful women. Jacques Marie Émile…

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Rethinking Psychosis

We are only just beginning to think about our thinking on psychosis. We do not understand the phenomenon sufficiently, let alone how it is caused. This very discourse, which is socially conditioned, presumes that psychosis is some sort of determined thing, something that is substantive and real, something medically objectified and classified, and that it has a biological basis or…

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What is Anxiety? Introduction to Lacan's Theory

here is a little story psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan tells us to illustrate one of the many fascinating things he says about anxiety by anxiety Lacan is talking about a sensation that feels like dread or more precisely expectant dread Lacan talked for an entire year about the subject of anxiety in his tenth seminar now turned into a book but…

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