Why did Marilyn have psychoanalysis? A Why did Marilyn have psychoanalysis? Lee Strasberg believed that to be a great actress Marilyn would need to delve into her subconscious and the best way to obtain this would be to see a psychoanalyst. Related Back to Top Related Share: Previous post: « Did Marilyn take any non-prescription drugs? Next post: Was Marilyn a schizophrenic or bi polar? » Leave a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.