On Empathy

On Empathy

I consider myself a self psychologist, which means I practice as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist in the tradition of Heinz Kohut. The single most important emphasis in Kohut’s work was on empathy, which he felt lies at the heart of clinical practice. It is not only...
After the Affair:  Couples in Crisis

After the Affair: Couples in Crisis

It is often the case that an affair threatens a long-term relationship. There are many varieties of such threats, and there is no cookie-cutter rule in this area of human experience. And the strategies one employs as a therapist must also adapt to the unique demands...