Therapy can take on many different forms these days. There’s texting therapy. There’s teletherapy. There are even therapy sessions that allow you to chat with a therapist while you jog.
In the 1960s and ’70s, there was screaming. Introduced by California psychotherapist Arthur Janov (and practiced by John Lennon and Yoko Ono), it was called “primal therapy,” and while you might think it’s because screaming is primal or animalistic, it’s actually because Janov saw certain pains or trauma from early childhood as “primal” in nature.
The idea was that people repressed these pains and traumas, which allowed them to contribute…
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