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PEP-Easy Tip: To save PEP-Easy to the home screen

PEP-Web Tip of the Day

To start PEP-Easy without first opening your browser–just as you would start a mobile app, you can save a shortcut to your home screen.

First, in Chrome or Safari, depending on your platform, open PEP-Easy from You want to be on the default start screen, so you have a clean workspace.

Then, depending on your mobile device…follow the instructions below:


  1. Tap on the share icon Action navigation bar and tab bar icon
  2. In the bottom list, tap on ‘Add to home screen’
  3. In the “Add to Home” confirmation “bubble”, tap “Add”

On Android:

  1. Tap on the Chrome menu (Vertical Ellipses)
  2. Select “Add to Home Screen” from the menu


For the complete list of tips, see PEP-Web Tips on the PEP-Web support page.

Jacobs, C. (2011). Foreshadowing the Present—The Legacies of Theodor Reik: Editor's Introduction. Psychoanal. Rev., 98(2):145-153.

(2011). Psychoanalytic Review, 98(2):145-153

Foreshadowing the Present—The Legacies of Theodor Reik: Editor's Introduction

Carl Jacobs, DSC

Human beings are self surprising creatures. If in our sexuality we are full of surprises, we are also, by the same token, keen to take the edge off our desire, eager to deaden ourselves. This is what Freud referred to as the battle between the Eros and Thanatos, the hot war between aliveness and inertia. Freud showed us there were surprises on both sides.

—A. Phillips, Terrors and Experts

Theodor Reik showed us that it is the surprises that matter most. Beginning with New Ways in Psychoanalytic Technique (1933), Surprise and the Psychoanalyst (1936), and Listening with the Third Ear (1948), Reik showed the way for psychoanalysts to bridge the gap between theory and practice.

Theodor Reik died on December 31, 1969, the official last day of the 1960s. Since his death, The National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis (NPAP) has celebrated his life and work many times, but each time it seems his legacy falls deeper and deeper into some sort of analytic abyss. Although Reik's fate is not singular, it does appear that he may be due for the same sort of revival as Ferenzci or Loewald. In an age of pluralism and diversity, the field of psychoanalysis, as a whole, has fragmented. What Monroe Pray (2002) has called the classical/relational schism has become a dominant conflict within institutes as well as within the field as a whole. As the 1960s ended, there came a new generation of analytic candidates, students from fields other than medicine, who began to embrace the study of psychoanalysis. To put Reik's death into historical, analytic perspective, it was just at the time that Heinz Kohut created his self psychology, after he was rejected as President of the International, in Rome.

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