CAHSS Faculty Articles

Title

The psychology of the Sand-Pit: Clinical lessons from Winnie-the-Pooh

Department

Department of Family Therapy

Publication Date

2-1-2003

Publication Title

Psychotherapy Networker

Volume

27

Issue

1

First Page

32

Last Page

37

Abstract

I figured that if her blushing only happened in response to obvious sexual puns, people might quite easily connect cause and effect. But if she increased the sensitivity of her double-entendre radar to include totally innocent sounding, mundane words, no one would catch the sexual overtones.