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Cartoons: The Shrink’s Couch

“This goes right back to my abandonment issues.” From January/February 2011


"This goes right back to my abandonment issues."
From January/February 2011

Sure, therapy is serious business. But sometimes you just have to laugh.

“It’s dark in here—let there be light!” From December 1983


"It's dark in here—let there be light!"
From December 1983

Whoa! We know what this guy’s problem is. But if you think he’s a control freak…

"...and when did you start feeling that you had to be in complete control of every situation?" From September/October 2003


"...and when did you start feeling that you had to be in complete control of every situation?"
From September/October 2003

Sometimes it’s best just to go along. But admit it, Mr. My Way is reminding you of someone you know.

 “For your manic-depression I’m going to put you on lithium batteries.” From November/December 2011


"For your manic–depression
I’m going to put you on lithium batteries."
From November/December 2011

The right medication is so important.

“I never realized how empty my life was until I started tweeting about it.” From November/December 2011


"I never realized how empty my life was until I started tweeting about it."
From November/December 2011

And you thought social networking served no purpose.

“scrubwoman” From January 19, 1963


From January 19, 1963

Hey, cleaning ladies have problems, too. I found this cute cartoon in a 1963 issue of the Post.

“Bar Couch” From December 1983


From December 1983

Now this is therapy.

“You must remember that the doctors slap <em>all</em> babies at birth!” From April 1, 1950


"You must remember that the doctors slap all babies at birth!"
From April 1, 1950

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  • stephen kurimski jr

    live long and giggle i did -am =will
    and this is only the begining

  • Charles Neumann

    Very funny cartoons. Thanks.

  • Mary A. Berger

    Darn. Now I can’t use that last one (being slapped at birth) for an excuse for my erratic behavior. I’ll have to come up with something else. Seriously, I really loved these cartoons—all are timeless.