Elisabeth Auer Relational Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Counselling in Twickenham

Welcome to my blog.

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On this page I share with you articles and videos which may be relevant for our work together.

2 December 2018

"The Science of How Fatherhood Transforms You"
www.todaysparent.com/family/parenting/The science of how fatherhood transforms you/

2 December 2018

Negative Emotions are a Key to Well-being


24 November 2018

What is Love? The Science behind Lust, Attraction and Companionship


23 November 2018

What is Transgenerational Trauma?

Transgenerational trauma is the transference of emotional, physical, or social pain from one person to their descendants. It goes much deeper than just learned behavior. We are talking about epigenetic. ...


And what is epigenetics?


21 November 2018

The Difference between PTSD and Childhood (Cumulative, Developmental) Trauma

11 November 2018

Thinking about Gender

Judith Butler: Your Behaviour Creates Your Gender

2 November 2018

A Brief History of Melancholy


24 October 2018

Freud's Structural Model of the Mind: The Ego, the Id and the Super-Ego (Ich, Es, Über-Ich)

Defense Mechanisms (Abwehrmechanismen)

19 October 2018

Traumatic experiences in childhood increase the likelihood of mood pathology and addictive behaviors in adolescence and young adulthood.

8 October 2018

Rethinking Infidelity

13 September 2018


Dissociation is a mental process of disconnecting from one's thoughts, feelings, memories or sense of identity.
Here some videos by the American psychologist Allan Schore.

Allan Schore explains dissociation and why people may self-harm

Allan Schore on the physiological impact of dissociation

Allan Schore on hypo- and hyper-arousal and why it is sometimes impossible to take in comfort

28 August 2018

A video on psychoanalysis from my home country:

Source: The Vienna Psychoanalyst

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13 August 2018

Revealing study on whether our attachment style may contribute to a more problematic use of social media:

Can social attachment contribute to a problematic facebook use?

BLOG. podcast

20 July 2018

Is a constant pursuit of happiness bad for us? What does happiness look like?

"Having emotional diversity is key to maintaining wellbeing and physical health."

Listen to this podcast:
The Dark Side of Happiness

1 July 2018

I start with a sequence of informative videos on attachment theory by Jacob Ham.







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