Posted by Amelia_in_StPaul on June 18, 2009, at 2:09:35
In reply to Re: New psychiatrist/analyst can't ) Birdsong((ASP, posted by BirdSong on June 18, 2009, at 1:56:19
There is so much to say, but in the interest of civility, I will restrict my comment to this: there is a difference between not feeding someone's symptoms and providing them with the equivalent of tough love. Tough love was bad in the 80s and, thank god, no one talks about tough love any more, except in boot camps, and we know how great a treatment they are. I would not present someone with all their past posts as though to win a point. Boundaries can be set without hurting a person. I didn't see any GIVE in that DEAR MAN you gave.
You have every right to post here. I was just confused about why, since it seemed like you were posting as a therapist, and then, to me, as an expert on the mountain, which, in a context where we are providing peer support, would seem to me to confuse people who have probably experienced a lot of squishy boundaries already.
Your choice to leave. That is not what I was asking you to do, at all.
> First of all, I started to come here like everyone else a couple of months ago, looking for a place to talk about my therapy experience, because I am a client with a therapist who does a very unique form of therapy. I actually post infrequently until recently when I responded to and posted in a couple threads.
> But I am also a child psychologist who did my dissertation evaluating modes of treatment for children with attachment disorders and "difficult diagnoses". I work almost entirely with children who are wards of the state.
> 1) I never said that psychoanalytic therapy did not involve unconscious and transference. In fact if you note my first post to Garnet, I posted that Transference Neurosis is specifically a component of psychoanalytic therapy and not psychodynamic therapy. However, psychoanalytic therapy is very different than psychodynamic therapy. Reread my first post.
> 2) I am not going to talk anymore about DBT. I have trained from Linehan and her organization. I work in organized DBT circles and have been practicing DBT for over 10 years.
> 3) http://health.usnews.com/blogs/on-parenting/2009/06/04/prevent-depression-in-teens-with-cognitive-behavioral-therapy.html
> This study reports the results from a recent study from Vanderbilt University reported in JAMA that basically discusses the success of CBT for depression. There are tons of others going back many years. This one focuses on teens.
> 4) I will not respond regarding Deneb anymore. I suggest you look at the pattern and behaviors. And if so many are aware of psychology, they should then recognize that they are feeding the cycle and not helping.
> I had privately spoken with Garnet, so I responded to her experience. However, I have asked NUMEROUS times for my account to be deleted......so your concern regarding hearing my story or why I come here, should not be a concern anymore.