Gabriel Rolon is a psychoanalyst and author of several popular books in Buenos Aires. He sits on the "divan" where a patient would lie down for a session.
Modesto Alonso is a psychoanalyst and researcher in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He and colleagues have shown that the number of psychologists has been increasing in the country, and remains the highest in the world per capita.
Sigmund Freud is the father of psychoanalysis, which heavily influenced the practice of psychology as we know it today. But psychoanalysis as a method is more commonly accepted in Buenos Aires compared to in the United States generally, where cognitive and behavioral approaches are more prevalent.
The area around Plaza Guemes in the Palermo district of Buenos Aires is nicknamed "Villa Freud" because of the prevalence of psychologists' offices there.
Surreal street art is seen on a side street near Plaza Guemes.
A Sunday market in Buenos Aires. The city has many cafes, and the culture is such that people take time to sit down for coffee, says psychologist Albert Brok. Starbucks has also made its way there.