By Dr. Phillip Freeman
Fredric Paul Smoler, Sarah Lawrence College
These fabulous, nonlinear annual disquisitions at the kingdom of psychoanalysis, gild their philosophic capsules in excellent comedian screens in their author’s erudition. captivating the reader as they light up the a number of difficulties at the moment dealing with psychoanalysts, they could supply revenue and enjoyment to a much broader readership than the neighborhood celebrants to whom they have been initially addressed.
Anton Kris, MD, Boston Psychoanalytic Institute
Psychoanalysts are likely to take themselves a lot too seriously…but Phillip Freeman has an antidote… he holds up a enjoyable condominium reflect … ruthlessly surveying the sector, mocking each sacred cow he can locate and puncturing any balloon that has gotten overinflated. This he does with deadpan psychotic humor and impossible to resist appeal. fortunate Boston! Phillip is the Shakespearean idiot who illuminates, and thereby ameliorates, the tragedy.
Owen Renik, MD, San Francisco Psychoanalytic Institute
… a working critique of the country of the self-discipline, extra effectively, a critique of the country of self-discipline itself in our time… Dr. Freeman has produced brilliantly inventive, psychoanalytically expert satire. He has accepted himself, as Freud wrote of the social satirist Heine, "to supply expression—jokingly, in any respect events—to mental truths which are significantly proscribed." In taking this hallowed liberty, Dr. Freeman has produced a piece that merits analyzing by way of the widest attainable viewers.
Peter Wohlauer, MD
Boston Psychoanalytic Institute
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