Helping and being helped: fear and desire

Helping and being helped: fear and desire

Adam Phillips, a child psychotherapist and psychoanalyst, talks about how the idea of helping and being helped permeates our lives and societies.
I was trained as a child psychotherapist and I worked in the NHS for 17 years. I am currently a psychoanalyst and a writer. Adam Phillips is a British psychotherapist and essayist. Since 2003 I have been the general editor of the new Penguin Modern Classics translations of Sigmund Freud.
About Adam Phillips