Monthly Archives: February 2015

THE THIRD REFORMATION

John Calvin came off the heels of Luther in the beginning stages of the second reformation. It is called the second reformation because the first reformation was the advent of the coming of Christ, or the second Adam as sometimes … Continue reading

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A DECLINING AMERICA

In Allen Bloom’s The Closing of the American Mind he gives a chilling portrayal of a declining America, “America is nothing more than a great stage on which theories are played as either tragedy or comedy.” It can’t be the … Continue reading

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IS YOUR PSYCHOTHERAPIST A SOCIOPATH?

After finishing graduate school I was quite excited to be transitioning my career from a professional bartender to a professional counselor. I had high expectations of what my new found career was going to look like in my mind and … Continue reading

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PARENTING IN THE 21st CENTUREY

We have probably lived to witness the most child sensitive generation mankind has ever seen. The mothers are now the new CEOs of the family while fathers have taken a seat on the side lines to watch their children being … Continue reading

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EVALUATING THOMAS SZASZ

Dr. Szasz is a little known person in the graduate programs of counseling and psychology. He was barely mentioned in the program where I graduated, maybe one sentence or two describing his motif. After reading quite a number of his … Continue reading

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PSYCHOTHERAPY AND IRRATIONALITY

PSYCHOTHERAPY AND IRRATIONALITY There are over 500 counseling theories that can be empirically validated each claiming to be the one true way for healing. No one theory is alike though many come under the umbrella of the major theories of … Continue reading

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SAMPLE POEMS

FACES Behind our faces where thoughts collide lives a world we mostly hide. Beyond a smile there may reside ash heaps from a burning fire, All that remains from unfulfilled desire. Anger, resentment and even envy may hide themselves deceptively … Continue reading

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