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I've mentioned the author Frederick Crews a few times on OL** ... and now I am ploughing steadily through his book "Freud, the Making of an Illusion." It's the kind of book people reserve the word 'magisterial' for, so far. The subject is Freud's story-telling, in essence, and the divergence from the actualities. Crew is the first to exploit the new availability of previously censored or suppressed materials. He has previously rubbished mythic Freud in some earlier work referred to by the lesser term "tour-de-force." What will appeal to the Objectivist or Objectivish is the hard li
I like the idea of therapy in theory - psychology is certainly important to understanding ourselves and the world around us - but I'm left with some nagging questions based on my own (limited) experience with therapy and therapy patients I've known: How do therapists know the information they are getting from the patient is accurate?Why do therapy patients seem to make the same life mistakes over and over?Why do therapy patients tend to go through so many different therapists?Why do the competency and techniques of therapists vary so wildly?One qualification I often hear from patients is that