The Psychology of Midsommar

Midsommar, the latest thriller flick from Ari Aster highlights the slow burn of a relationship’s end.

The film’s central characters, Dani and Christian, highlight how attachment styles fuel communication patterns between patterns.

In today’s Psych Cinema, therapist Jonathan Hetterly breaks down the psychology of Midsommar, including the different attachment styles, the element of gaslighting, and the portrayal of empathy and grief.

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