What Kinds Of Problems Can Be Helped By Psychoanalytic Treatment?

Psychoanalysis is not a magic bullet and it is not for everyone. Psychoanalytic treatment is best suited for people who are interested in understanding themselves and in taking a careful look at how their own thoughts and feelings, some of which may be unconscious, contribute to their difficulties. Psychoanalytic treatment can help with:

  • Troubled relationships
  • Poor self-esteem
  • Sexual troubles
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Chronic irritability
  • Post-traumatic stress disorders
  • Unresolved grief
  • Obsessions and compulsions
  • Phobias
  • Psychosomatic conditions
  • Blocked creativity
  • Work and academic inhibitions
  • Self-defeating behavior
  • Attachment disorders