How radically different are various forms of talk therapy?

How Radically Different Are Various Forms of Talk Therapy?

How Radically Different Are Various Forms of Talk Therapy?

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
Feb. 24 2016 6:51 PM

Is Psychoanalysis BS?

Lie back on a couch as we vet research into the effectiveness of Freud’s methods.

Sigmund Freud, 1921.

Max Halberstadt via Wikimedia Commons

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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.