What Is True/Slant?
275+ knowledgeable contributors.
Reporting and insight on news of the moment.
Follow them and join the news conversation.

Jul. 28 2010 - 10:02 pm | 95 views | 0 recommendations | 3 comments

Yet another other good-bye

Here we are at my last True/Slant post. Someone once said “Saying good-bye is what starts the next new thing” and that seems like just the right sentiment for this moment, even though I can’t say what that next new thing might be.

What I can say is that True/Slant has been an absolute blast. The management team  (Lewis Dvorkin, Coates Bateman, Michael Roston, Andrea Spiegel, and Steve McNally) created a place where even a full-time clinician like me could write what he thought about the issues of the day.

Readers may not know that various T/S contributors became friends, frenemies, colleagues, pen-pals, admirerers, and readers. Sometimes the really interesting action was off the screen at farm-to-table dinners, business lunches, and collaborations. I think it’s safe to say that any project from which one leaves with new friends is a success; T/S has been a huge success.

And those of you who took the time to read (and comment!) actually made me think my clumsy attempts to bring some clarity might actually have worked here and there: Thank you!

Oh, I remember who made that comment about saying good-bye. Me. It was something I posted here and on my Psychology Today blog. So, if you want to continue reading what I have to say, please take a look over at Psychology Today.

And I hope there will be good news come September about my continuing to work with the T/S crew at the next venture. After all, there’s lots more to say (and new friends to make).


3 Total Comments
Post your comment »
  1. collapse expand

    I loved our lunch. I agree that making new friends here was a terrific and unexpected bonus.

  2. collapse expand

    Todd, you were a regular “read” of mine here, and will be at Psych Today, and wherever else you go (or stay). Great to have met you and I look forward to working together from here on out. We’ve got articles to write!

Log in for notification options
Comments RSS

Post Your Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment

Log in with your True/Slant account.

Previously logged in with Facebook?

Create an account to join True/Slant now.

Facebook users:
Create T/S account with Facebook

My T/S Activity Feed


    About Me

    I'm a psychologist and psychoanalyst with a full-time therapy practice. Over the last 20 years I've noticed how the NEXT BIG THING, or the one after that, sometimes leaves people feeling more miserable than before; life in the "future" doesn't always feel very good by the time it gets here. But sometimes it does. We just don't know how the future will feel.

    I have been writing and lecturing to professional audiences about how our emerging technologies can change how we feel about and relate to each other, ourselves, and our bodies. Now it's time to go public.

    In case you're wondering, my clinical office is like Vegas; what's said there, stays there. How could it be otherwise? So rather than writing about individual patients, I'll be writing in general about the perils and promise we all confront as we try to build a good life in our increasingly over-simulated world. While no one knows what's coming next nor how it will make life feel, one thing I do know is that for us to thrive as individuals and a society, for us to hold on to our humanity as we become post-human, we're going to have to do it together.

    See my profile »
    Followers: 82
    Contributor Since: April 2009
    Location:New York City

    What I'm Up To

    Ever been in online therapy or e-counseling?

    Even just therapy by phone or SKYPE?

    Would you be willing to talk with me about your experience?  I want stories from the “consumer” point-of view for a professional workshop about the ethics of providing care at a distance. No information will be used without your permission.

    Click the <EMAIL ME TIPS> link above to contact me if interested.