President’s Summary: 2017-2018

An End-of-the-Year Review from Society President, Jim Anderson             We had one of the most outstanding years in the storied 87-year history of the Chicago Psychoanalytic Society.             Our main offering, our series of talks, was rich and exciting.  Usually we have four featured speakers from out of town, the […]

Selling Bad Therapy to Trauma Victims

Selling Bad Therapy to Trauma Victims Patients and therapists should ignore new guidelines for treating trauma. By Jonathan Shedler, PhD The American Psychological Association (APA) just issued guidelines for treating trauma. Patients and therapists would be wise to ignore them. The guidelines are supposed to reflect the best scientific evidence. In fact, they ignore all scientific evidence […]