Karnacology Review of 2016 !!

Top Karnacology Blogs of the Year

2016 Concept Clipped Cards and Lights

Thanks so much to everyone who’s supported Karnacology in 2016.  It’s been another remarkable year both in terms of the breadth and the quality of posts – a huge thank you to all of the therapists, analysts, and mental health professionals who have very kindly written such compelling and original pieces for us. Posts have covered everything from the scientific status of psychoanalysis and the transgenerational inheritance of trauma, to Brexit, child sexual abuse, boarding school syndrome, mentalizing in arts therapy, and why Oedipus didn’t have an Oedipus complex.  Visitors to the site more have more than doubled over the last year – with site views also doubling from 45,506 in 2015 to a mighty 84,685 in 2016. With our recent move to the main Karnac domain website we’re hoping that 2017 will be even more exciting – and as always, please let us know if there are particular subjects or therapies that you’d like to see covered. Or if you’d like to write for us yourself, simply drop us a line at karnacology@karnacbooks.com

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Breakthrough Moments in Arts-Based Psychotherapy, by Aileen Webber 

How images and symbols can create profound and illuminating insights


“I’ve been to see lots of therapists in the past and none of them have ever helped me.”  This was the opening statement of my new client Melissa, a successful accountant in her late forties who came to visit my practice one afternoon.

“What is it that you need help with?” I asked her.

“I can’t speak about it,” she said, “I’ve never told anyone before and it’s just too terrible to speak about”.

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Stalker, Hacker, Voyeur, Spy, by Helen K. Gediman

Foraging Film is as Pleasant as a Writer’s Work Gets


You don’t have to be a psychoanalyst to recognize a stalker or to read or write a book about stalking. I hope the readers of Karnacology will indulge me by accompanying me through some selected personal highlights of my journey in preparing this volume, which is not, I believe, your typical experience of a psychoanalyst attempting to break new ground via writing.

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