Parents: Our First Responders

As a therapist, psychologist and cancer survivor, I am profoundly shocked and effected by the rage and destructive behavior of some of our young people who inflict violence upon innocent victims! Such dysfunctional actions caused by both genetics and environmental factors precipitate violent actions in our world. Some of these horrific perpetrators are motivated to … Continue reading Parents: Our First Responders

Heal Thy Self: A Psychologist’s Search for Motivation

Yes! Clinicians and psychologists experience just the same problems that our patients have and we also struggle to resolve these issues such as motivation and attempts to follow mottos such as "Never Give Up" as noted in past postings. At this time in my life I am, indeed, searching for the energy and motivation to … Continue reading Heal Thy Self: A Psychologist’s Search for Motivation

What is this thing called Motivation and How do I find it?

<img src="https://wh width="300" height="225" class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-420" /><img src="https://<img src="" alt="IMG_0852" wid class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-408" /> As noted by the illustrations above, the depiction of motivation is a central theme. What is this thing called motivation? Motivation encourages us to achieve our goals and generates the energy to reach those goals. Daniel Goleman,the author of … Continue reading What is this thing called Motivation and How do I find it?

Cyberbullying: Another Painful Assault

As noted by the images above, the use of the internet has provoked such distress and pain for victims of cyber bullying. In defining cyber bullying,it is indeed bullying that takes place using electronic technology, not the fists or physical assaults. Electronic technology includes devices and equipment such as cell phones, computers and tablets as … Continue reading Cyberbullying: Another Painful Assault

It Hurts So Much!! Victims of Bullies

Who is most likely to be a victim of a bully? These poor victims that have been depicted in the photos above have characteristics such as physical weakness and are easily distraught emotionally. They may also have physical characteristics that make them easier targets for bullies such as being overweight or having some type of … Continue reading It Hurts So Much!! Victims of Bullies