A Psychoanalyst Examined Cersei From 'GOT' And The Results Were Insane


The final episode of "Game of Thrones" season six, "The Winds of Winter," gave us the somewhat surreal image of Cersei Lannister sitting on the Iron Throne.

After torching hundreds of people with wildfire, which directly led to her last living child, Tommen, committing suicide, Cersei has finally become the Mad Queen. That look on Jamie Lannister's face, one of shock and fear, after he entered the throne room at King's Landing confirmed as much.


According to an alleged clinical psychologist, Cersei's role as the Mad Queen may be more than just a nickname.

Reddit user Rain12913, who claims to be a clinical psychologist, psychoanalyzed Cersei Lannister in a very impressive breakdown. First, Rain12913 began by addressing the fact Cersei is a fictional character, writing,

Now, for Cersei's psychoanalysis:

Rain12913 continues, writing how Cersei is unable to actually love anyone.

This alleged clinical psychologist goes on to use Cersei's reaction to Tommen's death as proof of the above analysis. By the end of season six of "Game of Thrones," Cersei appears incapable of feeling human emotion.

Her detachment from the world makes her one of the most dangerous figures in Westeros, which sets us up for major fireworks in season seven.

Citations: This psychologist's analysis of Cersei sheds new light on her behaviour in 'Game of Thrones' Season 6 (Mashable)