Jane Hall, the author of Deepening the Treatment (1998) and Roadblocks on the Journey of Psychotherapy (2004) has posted the following piece on the website of the American Psychoanalytic Association.
Q: What kind of work do you do?
A: I'm a psychoanalyst.
Q: I thought that was dead. Who can afford to go lie on a couch five times a week where the shrink hardly speaks and nothing happens! And wasn’t Freud proven wrong anyway