The unconscious stores our unresolved issues repressed deep-rooted painful feelings, memories and fantasies from infancy and childhood.
- Mental Health Stories
I can control my own life and happiness by awareness of the disorder and the interventions that can boost my mental well-being.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is not associated with a higher intelligence quotient (IQ), a myth popularised by Sigmund Freud
Sigmund Freud stated in his Interpretation of Dreams that therein lay ‘the royal road to the unconscious’.
- Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy
Interview with Dr Stella Compton Dickinson, Author of ‘The Clinician’s Guide to Forensic Music Therapy’
Dr Compton Dickinson is the author of The Clinician’s Guide to Forensic Music Therapy. She is a London-based consultant psychotherapist.
Here are some useful resources to help you teach defence mechanisms during your lessons.
Jean-Luc Vannier reminds us of the pre-eminence of the unconscious and that of the affect in the Freudian approach
The term was first used by Sigmund Freud in a work named The Neuro-Psychoses of Defence in 1894.
Freud wrote, ‘nahrungseinfuhr’ instead of ‘nahrungzufuhr’ which implies the idea of an ‘intromission’ of the food into the child’s mouth.