Judaism and psychoanalysis both taught me that we can become something different, something better than what we have been
Finding room to talk about the divine in psychotherapy
Aaron T. Beck, the developer of cognitive behavioral therapy who died last week, took a Jewish approach when he battled the orthodoxies of psychoanalytic theory
During the High Holidays, many Jews turn to their rabbis with questions about God. But others seek their answers on the couch.
‘How Does That Make You Feel?’, edited by a New York-based social worker, is a collection of essays written by both therapists and patients about the process of psychoanalysis
When is a father’s attention too much for a son to bear?
When one teen began bingeing and purging, there were places she could go, but her mother felt she had nowhere to turn
Ellen Ullman’s new novel pushes a psychoanalyst, a patient, and a mysterious eavesdropper back to their traumatic roots—in the Holocaust
Outside my cloistered yeshiva, I found a new social order and a friend who, unlike me, was trusting enough to submit to someone else’s authority
Photographer Diane Arbus was an accomplished artist and a troubled person. Two recent books disagree on the extent to which one led to the other.
A nice Jewish boy with an Ivy League degree tells his parents that he has moved to L.A. to make porn. An excerpt from the memoir American Gangbang.
In Argentina, psychoanalysis is as common as Malbec
How my shrink helped me by becoming my biggest problem
How did we get so anxious?
A tour through my private Grand Guignol
All of Tablet’s latest stories—in your inbox, daily. Subscribe to our newsletter.