Psychoanalysis was founded by Sigmund Freud in the late 19th century and is based on the premise that unconscious conflicts form the the root of psychological issues. A central theme in psychoanalysis is to release repressed emotions and experiences-making the unconscious conscious. Common problems treated with psychoanalysis include fears and phobias, anxiety, depression, obsessions, sexual dysfunction, and relationship problems.

Local Experts in Psychoanalysis

Nancy Bortz

Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Individual Therapy

The unconscious mind inevitably manifests itself into observable traits and behaviors. Exploring the interaction of unconscious drives and traumas with day-to-day behaviors can reveal relevant causes for such behaviors and provides information that can be very healing in the self-understanding and self-forgiveness processes.

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