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My experience is probably no surprise to any feeling-centered depth therapist, but I want to mention it as I’ve had two worthy moments ..read more
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Why would, why should someone be a prison therapist? Why might violent offenders be appealing from a psychological perspective? Many ( ..read more
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Here is my Zen koan-like formulation which I invented, as others have at different times and in different contexts: We need the strength ..read more
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Let’s take a break from the heavy, obscure stuff today and go Dear Abby. Setting aside the old cliché’s countless exceptions, we ask ..read more
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I was surprised that this many (213) fellow New York Times op-ed commenters, so genteel and worldly astute, could appreciate, ..read more
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I try occasionally to be spiritual, but it never sticks for more than a few seconds. I look up at the stars and the black between them a ..read more
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I’ve never used this blog as a “ventilation” medium before, but this may be a good time to do it. I think the most powerful self- ..read more
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We need a better way to think about our psychology. A way that encompasses the oldster like me, who lives on the cosmic and ..read more
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I know of three pathological liars. One is the president, Trump, whose Narcissistic disorder requires him to live in untruth and whose ..read more
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You’ve probably heard this casual wisdom. People will say that “no one knows how they’d act in a life-or-death crisis.” They ..read more

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