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Ecopsychology

In case you missed it, last weekend’s NYT Magazine asks, “Is There an Ecological Unconscious?

There are numerous psychological subfields that, to one degree or another, look at the interplay between human beings and their natural environment. But ecopsychology embraces a more revolutionary paradigm: just as Freud believed that neuroses were the consequences of dismissing our deep-rooted sexual and aggressive instincts, ecopsychologists believe that grief, despair and anxiety are the consequences of dismissing equally deep-rooted ecological instincts…

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Posted by Will Baum, LCSW