‘Avatar’, Toxic Shame and Avoidance of Authentic Relationships

The movie ‘Avatar’ embodies a fantasy shared by many people that it’s possible to escape one’s earthly damaged self and become a superior being without defects.

Unbearable Emotions and Feelings

A case study of bulimia as a means to discuss unexpected emotions and feelings and how we try to get rid of them.

Love in the Face of Hatred

Love in the face of hatred is what good parents give to their children, and what therapists in some way must feel for their most troubled patients.

The (Sometimes) Awful Truth

Personal growth involves learning to feel deeply, however painful those feelings may be, and to think clearly about our experience.