Remember the Women and Children of Afghanistan

Environmental Grief and Mourning

Last month I wrote about Environmental Grief. Given the recent devastation wrought by Hurricane Ida and the relationship between stronger storms and global warming, I am expanding on the topic this month:

Save the Date!

Please save the date for a live conference taking place via Zoom October 22 and 23 entitled “Awakening to the Existential Threat of Environmental Collapse: A New Imperative for Psychotherapists and Psychoanalysis.” Sponsored by the Contemporary Freudian Society, the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis, and the Washington School of Psychiatry, we will examine how the psychoanalytical community must address the widespread apathy surrounding public understanding of the environmental crisis by focusing on the serious threat to humanity caused by global warming and the unconscious processes that are associated with denialism. More details, including registration information, can be found here.

Green Briefs: Headlines About the Environment

Paris is turning the Champs-Elysees into a Garden. (The Guardian)

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Karyne Messina

Karyne Messina

I'm a psychologist and psychoanalyst focusing on helping people heal from toxic relationships