Couples/Marital Issues

Years in Practice

3-5 years


Brookline MA 02446 - United States



Additional Expertise

Marriage/Couples Counselor, Relationship Coach

I Practice in

Multiple states/provinces, please inquire



I Believe

Become an Ethical Monster

About Adam Ayala


Becoming an Ethical Monster

Divorce, tragedies and the breakup of important relationships will quickly slip us into devastated states of living. Actually, these events open your eyes and you realize you were devastated all along.

You can choose to keep your eyes open to get out of the problems, or close them and delusionally believe nothing is wrong.

Psychoanalytic treatment is ultimately there to make you stronger by giving you someone to traverse your devastation with. The good analyst isn’t going to carry you the whole way and isn’t going to overwhelm you with advice and breathing techniques because that’s just trying to convince you to close your eyes again.

Through the work of free association with the analyst you will become an Ethical Monster. Responsible and accountable for your choices, while having the ability to choose destruction or construction for your life and others. No more will you have your fate fixed by the unconscious repetitions or social conventions you try to fight against, but that win all too often.

If this resonates with you, or more importantly you feel scared or resistant to the idea, read my full article on Psychoanalysis: Creating Ethical Monster from the Depths of Your Personal Hell. What will staying the same do for you?

Adam is a Doctoral Candidate of Modern Psychoanalysis with a Masters degree in Psychoanalytical Psychotherapy. He practices in Brookline, Massachusetts and Orlando, Florida and blogs on his website AdamAyala.org.

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