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Dr. Johanna Tiemann Dr. Johanna Tiemann, Ph.D.

I am a licensed psychologist, a psychoanalyst, and a hypnotherapist with over twenty years of experience working with adults and couples suffering from a wide range of problems. I believe that the key to creating a meaningful experience in therapy hinges on my ability to listen closely and to do my best to put myself in another person’s shoes.

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215 West 90th Street, #4F
New York, New York
United States
Phone: 212-662-0152

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May 15, 2015
by Dr. Johanna Tiemann,Phd


Henry Rayhons Aquitted of Sexual Assult Against His Wife With Alzheimer’s

May 15, 2015 09:44 by Dr. Johanna Tiemann,Phd  [About the Author]

The words “rape” and “sexual assault” are powerful under any circumstances. When the alleged victim is a patient in a nursing home suffering through the late stages Alzheimer’s disease, the apparent crime takes on a certain kind of perverse nature. Add to this picture a perpetrator who is a former state senator, and even the most open-minded of us is ready to abandon the tenet “innocent until proven guilty.” [More]

March 31, 2015
by Dr. Johanna Tiemann,Phd

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Questioning the Claims about the 36 Questions

March 31, 2015 07:55 by Dr. Johanna Tiemann,Phd  [About the Author]

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The science behind the “36 questions” that are the key to romance has been widely misrepresented. It seems that scientific findings trickle down from the laboratory to the general public in various forms. Sometimes it happens in the best way possible, like water through a drip coffee filter, so that one ends up with a pleasant, stimulating brew of digestible knowledge without the bitter taste of mystifying scientific terminology. [More]

March 5, 2015
by Dr. Johanna Tiemann,Phd


The Dress that Baffled Millions- Explained

March 5, 2015 09:23 by Dr. Johanna Tiemann,Phd  [About the Author]

Late last month, the internet was buzzing about an image of a dress. The passionate debate about whether the dress was blue and black or gold and white drew wide attention, even engaging the likes of Taylor Swift and John Boehner. Ultimately, the confusion was attributed by some to the lighting of the photograph. This is only partly true. The science behind the varying perceptions is complex, fascinating, and perhaps a bit disconcerting. [More]

March 3, 2015
by Dr. Johanna Tiemann,Phd


Gender in the 21st Century- Are we losing gender roles?

March 3, 2015 07:55 by Dr. Johanna Tiemann,Phd  [About the Author]

Aside from obvious physical distinctions, how different are men and women? This age-old question has been the topic of extensive research and the focus of impassioned debate across many disciplines. Psychologists pursue this question in order to establish the role of sex in the etiology of mental illness, and to contribute to the general understanding of the workings of the mind. [More]