Mind Management

Convergence on Both Tracks

In archival training videos, Dr. Kappas was testy about "talk therapy." A licensed psychotherapist himself, he bemoaned the first-session tradition of taking inventory of all the clients problems, sending them home feeling even worse about themselves than they came in. Traditional talk therapy (Freudian analysis) was characterized as torture - essentially forcing the client to… Continue reading Convergence on Both Tracks


Post-Traumatic Stress

Imagine being forced from a place where everything is provided into a world where nothing is certain. Being born is traumatic, but the newborn is hard-wired to open his or her eyes to seek a comforting face. When the mother presents her nipple, the sucking instinct teaches that if we cooperate, the world is full… Continue reading Post-Traumatic Stress