The wedding and the churchyard The laughter and the tears The dream that's been growing For a hundred and fifty years The
Mr. Trump has long been labeled a narcissist by people across the political spectrum, an accusation that suggests he has an excessive sense of his own grandeur while also being overly sensitive to any perceived slight.
Mental health practitioners generally agree that it is not appropriate to offer psychoanalytic diagnoses of public figures
Leaving treatment helped her rehearse the separation from her husband. That enactment let her practice [actions] that were
The truth is that the world today is new and unpredictable and changing, and filled with threats that we don't understand. But dismissing a powerful Mom or sucking up to an omnipotent Father does nothing but create an illusion of control.
A positive and inquisitive attitude toward your dreams may help you come to terms with your fears. While there is no hard and fast proof, there are studies that support the idea that engaging with dreams increases well-being. Rather than feeling at war with yourself, a more open attitude will certainly go a long way in reducing your anxiety and more comfort with your present situation.
One of Klein's earliest discoveries was that the fantasies of very young children revealed that there is an extremely powerful
Everybody's Mother: What Hillary Clinton and Other Women in Power Need to Know About the Unconscious
That pesky mother issue keeps cropping up in our collective political life--and will always dog Hillary Clinton's heels, as well as those of any woman who dares to seek a position of political power.
The latest round of trash talking between GOP contenders Donald Trump and Jeb Bush has particularly focused on the other's mental health, if in an entirely juvenile sort of way. This, unfortunately, is the most common format in which mental health is referenced.
I have learned to embrace the weirdness in the therapy room. The unconscious speaks in strange, sometimes uncanny ways, and you have to listen to the weirdness to hear it speak.
This conversation is between Sally Allen of Books, Ink's HamletHub and author, Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.
I am a believer in the Predictive Index; it's still the only one I have tried, so I can't comment on the rest, though I hear there are plenty others out there. I think the tool has made our business better and our people happier and more productive; since making these things happen is my job, I am grateful it exists.
WWFS: What would Freud say?
So you're in therapy and secretly or not-so secretly, you have taken your therapist on as a second mom or dad.
We developed many of these stories to cope with our caregivers' shortcomings. While some people had relationships that lead
Taking an active role in forging an authentic connection with your therapist has lasting rewards. It will help you to gain insight into your patterns of interaction, and, if you allow your therapist to have some importance in your life, it will allow deep healing to occur.
Culture & Arts
The title of this post is distinctly ideological and, I believe, holds implications for a discussion of the medicalization of madness and mental illness.
He is extolling an artist's receptiveness to the world -- to its beauty -- to think beyond our presumptions, to live in uncertainty
Some believe that venting will help them to heal, others feel that it will be most helpful to remain distanced from their feelings so that they can analyze them. They're both right. And they're both wrong.