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How We Heal and Grow: The Power of Facing Your Feelings by Jeffery Smith, M.D.

Posted on October 18th, 2014 by Dr. Blumenfield

How We heal and Grow : The Power of Facing Your Feelings by Jeffery Smith, M.D. How We Heal and Grow: The Power of Facing Your Feelings by Jeffery Smith, M.D. I was recently asked by my colleague and friend Dr. Jeffrey Smith, to write the Foreword for this new book that he has written. […]

Psychodynamic Psychiatry in the Medical Setting

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by Dr. Blumenfield

The following is an extended version of a talk given by Dr. Michael Blumenfield at the World Psychiatric Meeting in Madrid Spain on September 15, 2014 Introductory Case : I would like to start off with a case history The patient is a 21 year old woman who has some paralysis in the right upper […]

The American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry – 75 Years from Now

Posted on July 14th, 2014 by Dr. Blumenfield

The following is a shortened edited version of the Presidential Address which I gave at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry held in New York May 2014.  This article in edited form will also appear in the next issue of the The Forum, a magazine published by the […]

The Search for a Person’s Biological Identity

Posted on April 10th, 2014 by Dr. Blumenfield

The following is a an article published in the Spring 2014 edition of The Forum   The Search for a Person’s Biological Identity By Michael Blumenfield, M.D.   Philomena-One of Several Films Defines The Issue One of the top movies of 2013 is Philomena. This is the story of an elderly woman, (played magnificently by […]