View from the Couch

View from the Couch: Midnight in Paris

View from the Couch: Midnight in Paris

October 9, 2011 1 Comment

Dr. Levin is a psychoanalyst, on the faculty of the Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute, the Michigan Psychoanalytic Council and Associate Clinical Professor at Michigan State University.  She is associate editor of the Psychoanalytic Inquiry and a thoughtful cinephile.        Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris” by Carol Levin M.D.   I chose to put Gil in Midnight […]

View From the Couch: Never Let Me Go

View From the Couch: Never Let Me Go

September 5, 2011 1 Comment

by Robert MacDonell MA Never Let Me Go begins on an optimistic note with a reference to accomplishments in the field of medical science and a potential harbinger of better things to come: The breakthrough in medical science came in 1952. Doctors could now cure the previously incurable. By 1967, life expectancy passed 100 years. […]

View from the Couch: The Fantastic Mr. Fox

View from the Couch: The Fantastic Mr. Fox

August 9, 2011 4 Comments

 by Dr. Marc Rosen   Dr. Rosen is a lecturer at the Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute and is in private practice in Franklin.  He is an avid cinephile and has taught several film courses at the MPI.  He has selected Mr. Fox from Wes Anderson’s 2008 film “The Fantastic Mr. Fox.”   Placing this wiley character on the […]

View from the Couch: Blue Valentine

View from the Couch: Blue Valentine

July 3, 2011 4 Comments

This month’s View from the Couch is provided by Dr. Charles Burch, a psychoanalyst and lecturer at the Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute.  He is in private practice in Farmington Hills and Ann Arbor.  He works with individuals and couples. ———— Blue Valentine by Dr. Charles Burch The opening scene of this compelling and wrenching film, in […]

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