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Complex Trauma

Trauma impacts everyone. The knowledge that trauma impacts wellness has existed long before psychology was accepted as a filed of study….

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Cultivating Kindness

The wave of selfish, self aggrandizing pursuits is crashing on our shores, destroying the common good, and disrupting our lives.

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Invalidating Environments

Our environments tell us a lot about ourselves. People around us respond to our emotions with attention, respect, and understanding, or …

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Ego Ideal

Ego Ideal is a concept introduced by Sigmund Freud in his book On Narcissism: An Introduction (1914). Freud’s psychoanalytical approach focused on personality development, investigating the interaction of the conscious and unconscious elements in patient’s minds. According to Freud, within our minds are opposing and conflicting forces. Freud identified these forces as the ego, the …

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