Carl R. Sword - Psychoanalyst
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The following is a philosophical vision statement written by the late Dr. Herbert Holt, MD, Psychiatrist, Existentialist, Philosopher, Mentor, Theologian, and founder of The Westchester Institute for Training in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy:

We are all prisoners of our unexamined images of reality and we fail to appreciate that our models of reality often are of our own making, based on our own socio-economic cultural frame of reference. To help us free ourselves from our images and labels requires the help of psychoanalytic thinking, based on phenomenological philosophy. To develop people to become aware of their uniqueness and separateness as human beings in their world, becomes the goal of existential psychoanalytic therapy.