4 Important Factors in Finding Your Rainbow in Therapy By Aisha Abbasi M.D. As the work of therapy begins, there are times you will want to run away from treatment. These feelings are quite common, but it is not necessarily a good idea to act upon these feelings. Why? It is because you cannot even imagine what you will find at the end of your rainbow. There are many reasons to stay in therapy, especially when you want … Read More
8 Simple Steps for Starting Therapy By Aisha Abbasi M.D. How does therapy work? I often hear this question from people I meet. It’s also the first question asked by prospective patients inquiring about the services offered at Tampa Bay Center for Psychological Health. To begin answering this question, here are eight simple steps for starting therapy. 1) Gentle Introductions: When prospective patients call and leave me a confidential message, I call … Read More
External Intrusions and Psychoanalytic Technique What happens when the outside world enters the psychoanalytic space? In The Rupture of Serenity: External Intrusions and Psychoanalytic Technique, Aisha Abbasi draws on clinical material to describe some of the dilemmas she has encountered in her work with patients when external factors have entered the treatment frame.