The Case for Psychoanalysis:

Exploring the Scientific Evidence

In this video, psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Dr. John Thor Cornelius reviews the scientific evidence for psychoanalysis.

What is Psychoanalysis?

To answer the question, the AudioVisual Project of the Institute of Psychoanalysis, UK has created this short black and white animated cartoon showing how the main character uses his psychoanalytic session to work through a perceived slight.

Drawings and Animation by

                Georgia de Castro Keeling 

Edited by

Assaf Hayut

Story and Direction by

Giovanni Polizzi

The AudioVisual Project of the Institute of Psychoanalysis, UK

                Maria Elena de Losada

                Natasha Harvey

                Fatima Martinez del Solar

                Christine Miqueu-Baz

                Kannan Navaratnem

                Anne Patterson

                Giovanni Polizzi 

                Anne Ward

Realized with the help of The International Psychoanalytical Association (DPPT PROJECT).  This film is the property of the Institute of Psychoanalysis, 2010.  You can visit them at

The Difference Between Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis

Which approach is right for me?

An interesting read for both patients and practitioners




 APsaA member Norman Kohn, M.D. produced a clear and concise animated public education video for those who are interesting in learning about the long-lasting benefits that psychoanalytic therapy can deliver, where medication and other forms of therapy fall short.