Marlene ffrench Mullen is a psychotherapist near Dublin committed to the practice of psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy inspired by the work of Sigmund Freud and Jacques Lacan.



MSc Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy First Class Honours
UCD School of Psychotherapy
St-Vincent’s University Hospital
Reg.Prac. APPI
Member of ICLO


What can psychoanalysis do?

Psychoanalysis recognizes that sometimes life becomes too much. We experience ourselves less then whole, incapabable or unable to deal with what life throws our way. We are conflicted, we are split between incompatible desires and unable to maintain our sense of self. We experience a suffering that exceeds our known ways of coping and dealing with it. This is where psychoanalysis may help.

Through the process of analysis we gain an insight into the working of our mental life. We may gain access to knowledge we may not want to know about but …in the process of engaging with it, we may find our connection with ourselves and the world around us again.


PSYCHOANALYSIS may help with:

  • Difficulties in relationships
  • Feeling trapped, isolated, frustrated, anxious, confused
  • Separation grief
  • Depression
  • Sexual problems
  • Eating disorders
  • Parenting issues
  • Loss
“If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse human gift will find a fitting place.” -Margaret Mead


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The Century of the Self is a 2002 British television documentary series by filmmaker Adam Curtis. It focuses on the work of psychoanalysts Sigmund Freud and Anna Freud, and PR consultant Edward Bernays. In episode one, Curtis says, “This series is about how those in power have used Freud’s theories to try and control the dangerous crowd in an age of mass democracy.”


Silence is not an option: Psychoanalysis includes our social engagement (Dutch video)



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