As analysts, what do we really know about the way that teens relate and communicate through the Internet and personal mobile technologies? How do we identify overuse? What are the risks? Should we accept our patients’ invitations to FB?
- Enumerate the different and evolving forms of social media and how these influence communication amongst teens.
- Using a psychoanalytic perspective, list the implications of such communication on the capacity and experiences of intimacy and boundaries.
- Describe the implications of social media for the treatment of teenagers.
Luis Alejandro Nagy is originally from Mexico City and now residing in Los Angeles. He is a training analyst, as well as former Publications Director of the Federation of Psychoanalytic Societies of Latin America (FEPAL). He is Chair of the Social Media Task Force of the International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA), a former member of IPA Website Editorial Board, and a member of the IPA Image Task Force, as well as an online reputation consultant.