Psychoanalysis: Theory and Therapy








Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Social & Political Thought, Senior Scholar, York University

Registered Psychotherapist, College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario

  Training and Supervising Analyst, Canadian Institute of Psychoanalysis




Id, Ego, Superego, Ego Ideal and Conscience - YouTube


Why Are People Mean?


Dr Donald Carveth on Guilt -- Interview re David Hare's Skylight


Don Carveth and Nicole Stamp discuss SKYLIGHT.mp3


The Still Small Voice: Psychoanalytic Reflections on Guilt and Conscience (London: Karnac, 2013)








Let wickedness escape as it may at the bar, it never fails of doing justice upon itself,

 for every guilty person is his own hangman.--Seneca



Since as human beings we are objects and victims conditioned by family, class, culture and history, as well as subjects and agents possessing a degree of freedom and responsibility for the decisions we make under conditions not of our choosing, the challenge for psychoanalysis is to do justice to both these dimensions of our being-in-the-world, and to strive always to remember that the harm we bring upon ourselves and others is grounded in mental, especially childhood, pain.



The choice that matters to the psycho-analyst is one that lies between procedures designed to evade frustration and those designed to modify it. That is the critical decision.--Bion   






Prof. Don Carveth's YouTube Channel


What is Psychoanalysis?


Who can Benefit from Psychoanalysis?


What is Transference?


What is the TPS&I?


Freud and Beyond 1-6


Introduction to Kleinian Theory 1-6


What is Guilt? Symposium


J Reid Meloy and Donald Carveth on The Mind of the Psychopath



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 Distance Psychoanalysis


A Case for Psychoanalysis: Exploring the Scientific Evidence



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