Kavanaugh Riding the Four Horsemen

To a student of psychology, John Gottman’s ‘Four Horsemen’ is an important discovery and topic of debate. It should also be in the mind of a philosophical or politically minded individual, especially one trying to find any sensibility or sanity in today’s crazy world. The question of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s goodness of fit … More Kavanaugh Riding the Four Horsemen

Trump Jr.’s candy and Capitalism

Donald Trump Jr. ✔@DonaldJTrumpJr I’m going to take half of Chloe’s candy tonight & give it to some kid who sat at home. It’s never to early to teach her about socialism. 3:53 PM – Oct 31, 2017  82,79782,797 Replies  26,83026,830 Retweets  86,95186,951 likes   The above tweet attracted plenty of attention around Halloween this year, … More Trump Jr.’s candy and Capitalism

Decoding the ACA Affirmations for the Adult Child Pt. 1

The ACA (Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Families) is a wonderful program based off the original 12-step approach of Alcoholics Anonymous. One of the main distinctions with ACA is a dual approach on both the self and family system, which allows us to utilize both sides of the field in treatment. If affirmations are essentially statements … More Decoding the ACA Affirmations for the Adult Child Pt. 1

the Ultimate Guide to the INFP

  This blog will take a comprehensive view of the ‘functional stack’ of the INFP from the Myers’ Briggs Typology Test (MBTI). It will be a blend of the everyday knowledge available on most websites, the Personality Hacker Car Model, and a more advanced psychoanalytic and archetypal perspective. Dominant Function: Introverted Feeling (‘authenticity/hero) INFP’s navigate … More the Ultimate Guide to the INFP

Are you a Preventor or a Promoter Personality?

This blog will examine the difference between the preventor and promoter personality types. These are interesting because they are fairly pure in nature, and correlate strongly to other ‘types,’ such as the MBTI (Myers’ Briggs), political affiliations, and can be seen in basic things like lifestyles. I will use a little of each to shed … More Are you a Preventor or a Promoter Personality?

Liberal vs. Conservative: NO different! Just Missing a Difference in Their Processing

In a world where divisions and differences are constantly being emphasized, we can always benefit from a little more common ground. Nowhere is this more important than in the polarized sphere of politics and policy. The nutshell of the article is that as either liberals or conservatives, our differences exist as mirror reflections of the … More Liberal vs. Conservative: NO different! Just Missing a Difference in Their Processing

‘Crazy’ Experience and the Psyche : From Aliens to Encounters with God

As humans identified with our own sense of self, and feeling ourselves to be interacting with a distinct ‘outside’ reality, we have some drawbacks. One of them is the luxury of perfect self-analysis on an abstract level. In this blog I’ll explore and analyze some of the most extreme ‘fringe’ experiences that are commonly reported … More ‘Crazy’ Experience and the Psyche : From Aliens to Encounters with God