In this session from "The Mean Dad" (first installment on 12/4/16), the wife reveals the source of her resentment toward her husband.
In this session from "The Mean Dad", the wife shows some impressive courage that changes the course of the therapy.
In this "Mean Dad" session, the wife's self-image of perfection is revealed as a powerful weapon in the marital battles.
In this session from "The Mean Dad" (first installment on 12/4/16), the wife has her self-image challenged. And she doesn't like it.
Contrary to common belief, the Christmas season is often a source of renewal for the family spirit.
This is the first session with the kids. And from the look of things, Mom and the kids played on the same team.
In this session from "The Mean Dad", I learned that I underestimated the degree of turmoil in this family. They set me straight.
There is no chemical imbalance. At least there is none that can be measured or quantified. “Chemical Imbalance” is a persuasive metaphor used by psychiatrists, physicians and drug companies to convince people to take medication.
Originally posted on George Lakoff:
Without knowing it, many Democrats, progressives and members of the news media help Donald Trump every day. The way they help him is simple: they spread his message. Think about it: every time Trump issues a mean tweet or utters a shocking statement, millions of people begin to obsess over his words. Reporters make it…
In this session, the "Mean Dad" gets permission to worry about his kids, out loud.
Check out this thought-provoking post from writer Irin Carmon. She writes about the unintended consequences of setting such a low bar for guys…
Modern Psychiatry, in league with pharmaceutical and insurance companies, promotes language which advances the idea that emotional “problems” were neurophysiological ‘disorders’.
Dave: Parallel playing is akin to writing poetry, fragments, often disparate, are blended into a collage-like whole. In a real life therapy session parallel play leads to a rough draft […]
Here's a first session with the kids from the "Mean Dad" therapy. The kids proved to be wise observers of the family dynamic.
The first session from The Case of "The Mean Dad": We give readers a glimpse into the therapy process as we follow this rather dramatic case through several session. We hope you get something out of it.
Dave: I have been thinking, “There is more to life than Trump.” So I am going to get off the Trumpoline for a bit. We can be assured the thing […]