San Francisco Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis
Have you been in psychotherapy before but still feel stuck and want more from your life and relationships? Do you want to get to the underlying issues that affect your relationship with yourself and others? Are you curious about how your mind works?
Contemporary Psychoanalysis is an in-depth therapeutic method of exploring the mind to more deeply understand yourself in the context of a relationship with a psychoanalyst. Becoming more mindful of your here and now experience with a psychoanalyst can provide greater freedom and choice allowing for the possibility of a richer, more fulfilling and embodied life.
What is Psychoanalysis?
intensive, highly individualized process of therapy addresses the
the mind with a focus on unconscious or implicit mental processes.
first theorized this method of working as an investigation of the
unconscious mind in order to
understand how what is out of awareness influences our current, most
with ourselves and others.
with a psychoanalyst often means meeting most days in a week, and can
involve laying on the couch. Using the couch typically facilitates
speaking more freely about what comes to mind allowing for what may not
surface otherwise to
come into view. In this process of thinking about and experiencing
yourself in different ways, difficulties and suffering are better able
understood and therefore transformed.
Kirsten is a Candidate at the San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis which offers rigorous and extensive training on the practice of Psychoanalysis.
If you have questions or would like to set up an initial consultation session, please contact me at 415.401.7180.
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