The Riggs Blog
The Riggs blog is a mix of news about clinical work, research and educational activities from the Austen Riggs Center, as well as a source for information beyond our walls that we find interesting and thought-provoking.
Austen Riggs held a blog competition among staff members where we asked them to write about what makes Riggs unique. This is the third blog in the series, written by Kim Winnegge, L.C.S.W.
A preview of the InContext workshop, March 23 in Atlanta, GA.
In 1977, the president of Egypt, Anwar Sadat, delivered an historic speech to Israeli Knesset, in which he said that beyond political, military, and economic considerations, there were psychological barriers of suspicion, fear, rejection, and deception that divided Arabs and Israelis and that th
“He would remember feeling how impossible it was. He would remember the heat, the voltage in his arms and wrists. Why? He thought, but he didn’t know. All he knew was fury.”
- Lake in the Woods, by Tim O’Brien