Articles

  • The Aleph, After Borges Truth and Fiction in Theatre and Psychoanalysis

    Mavis Himes, Ph.D., C. Psych.

    Last year, I saw a performance of The Aleph, After Borges, a one man play adapted from the short story by Jorge Borges and played by Diego Matamoros from Soulpepper Theatre Company (Toronto). Having b...

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  • Meditations on Peggy Baker’s Portal

    Mavis Himes, Ph.D., C. Psych.

    Cross currents. A fascination with the human psyche and a curiosity about the human body. Mind and body meet in the remarkable rapture of a dancer’s leap and the power of a still pose. The deman...

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  • Historical Reality and Subjective Truth in Michel Tremblay’s The Real World?

    Mavis Himes, Ph.D., C. Psych.

    Michel Tremblay’s The Real World? presents us with a number of challenges and questions regarding memory, authorship and the nature of ‘truth’ (with either a small or capital “...

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  • Fears and Phobias in Child Analysis

    Catherine Vanier

    A little boy of 6 said to me recently, “The only monsters I’m afraid of are the ones I love. And children really do love monsters. They all play at being one or inventing one. They try to ...

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