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Psychotherapy and Distance Psychotherapy


Psychoanalysis and Psychodynamic Therapy (PDT)

"Patients who completed psychoanalysis as compared to those in the beginning stage of psychoanalysis, not only had significantly lower scores in symptoms such as depression, anxiety, guilt, shame, feelings of inadequacy, and fears of rejection, but also significantly higher scores in inner strengths and capacities. These included an increased capacity for pleasure, ability to achieve, empathy for others, interpersonal effectiveness, and increased resiliency… 

PDT targets more personality constructs at a deeper level with more intensive treatment than the non-psychodynamic treatments… 

the patients not only had significant symptom reduction that held up over time, but also acquired increased mental capacities that allowed them to continue in their maturation over the years." 

Gordon, R.M. (2010), The Scientific Renaissance of Psychodynamic Therapy (PDT), Pennsylvania Psychologist Quarterly, March, 70,3, 22-23. View Full Article 

"There were major reductions in the areas of somatization, depression, intimacy problems, anger, narcissism, anxiety, identity diffusion, impulsiveness, and insecurity. There were also concomitant increases in maturity."

Gordon, R.M. (2001) MMPI/MMPI-2 Changes in Long-Term Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Issues in Psychoanalytic Psychology, 23, (1 and 2), 59-79. View Full Article

A Case for Psychoanalysis: Exploring the Scientific Evidence by Dr. John Cornelius


Psychoanalysis and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

Specializing in Psychoanalysis and Psychodynamic individual and couples therapy. Dr. Gordon has an ABPP Diplomate in Clinical Psychology and a Diplomate in Psychoanalysis, Fellow of the Division of Psychoanalysis of the American Psychological Association, and was elected honorary member of the American Psychoanalytic Association and honorary member of the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia.” 

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