099- Contemporary Psychoanalysis & Masculinity in 2023 with Dr. Christopher Deussing

Dr. Christopher Deussing, DSW, LCSW, C-DBT is the Owner of Integrative DBT & Psychotherapy, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He holds a Doctorate in Clinical Social Work, as well as postgraduate certificates in psychedelic assisted Psychotherapy, and in Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling. For more than 20 years, Chris has helped people cope with a wide variety of psychological presentations including mood difficulties, psychosis, trauma, grief, relationship challenges, addiction, and personality disorders. He is a “technical integrationist” fluent in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Contemporary Psychoanalysis. Chris is a creative clinician utilizing a humanistic, action-oriented, and client-centered approach compassionately infused with lovingkindness.


4:30 – Pros and Cons of the wounded healer

12:00 – Traditional vs Contemporary Psychoanalysis; post-Freud evolution toward behavioralism

21:00 – Primacy of therapeutic relationship regardless of modality

26:00 – Identity work & Internal Family Systems

30:00 – Impact of Isolation & the COVID 19 Pandemic

42:00 – Masculinity in 2023

Integrative DBT & Psychotherapy: https://www.integrativedbt.com/team-descriptions

Dr. Christopher Deussing on LinkedIn: https://www.integrativedbt.com/team-descriptions

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