giovedì 11 marzo 2021

What causes panic attacks and how to understand them?




Panic attacks are a very frequent symptom today. However, for those who experience it, panic attacks remain something unpredictable and often incomprehensible. 


Starting from my experience as a psychotherapist and psychoanalyst, in this video, I propose some reflections on panic attacks: what are they, how and when they occur, from what they originate, and how they can be better understood.





martedì 23 aprile 2019



Impossible to 'comprehend'. (Mis)understanding, and listening in psychoanalysis (video 2/8)




Comprehend derives from Latin comprehendere (“to grasp”), from the prefix com- + prehendere (“to seize”). It means to include, comprise; to contain, to grasp fully and thoroughly. However, the very idea of the unconscious implies that something escapes comprehension. Conversely, understand indicates...(continue in the video)





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giovedì 18 aprile 2019

Psychoanalysis is no theory of communication - (video 1/8)


The practice of psychoanalysis subverts the traditional schema of the theory of communication. Then, who is speaking? And how to listen in psychoanalysis?

An excerpt from my speech on "Ambiguity, Misunderstanding, and Listening in Psychoanalysis" - at the 'Lighthouse Psychological Wellbeing Centre', Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia, 6 April 2019.  video 1/8








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Psychoanalysis is no theory of communication - (video 1/8)















domenica 24 settembre 2017

giovedì 21 settembre 2017

Interview for HK01.com Part 1


I am very thankful to HK01.com for having me


Not only they invited me for an interview, but they also did a terrific job with the editing


Click here for the first part of the interview