Got Devices? Wow, if we break the word de-vice down to its Latin base “de-vitium,” it literally translates to “concerning vice” (defect, crime, etc.). And we wonder why our children are so glued to their “personal device.” Aren’t we all in some way, shape or form glued to some (de)vice or another? As a psychotherapist,… Continue Reading
“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.”
Dr. Thomas Maples provides an analytical perspective of adult development using Carl Jung's theory of archetypes as a foundation to understand the Self-Realization process.
Inspirational Quote. Find your Purpose and Advance Confidently in the Direction of Your Dreams! The Stockton Therapy Network and Dr. Thomas Maples.
No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn. (Hal Borland)
Dr. Thomas Maples of The Stockton Therapy Network Explores the Elusive Art of Cultivating Happiness in service to Advance Confidently in the Direction of Your Dreams!
Dr. Tom explores the idea of the absent father in the development of primary and secondary narcissism. He analyzes and amplifies the themes present in the original story Echo and Narcissus as a means to develop an ecological understanding of narcissism and its effects on healthy and unhealthy ego development.
Inspirational Quote from Dr. Thomas Maples @ The Stockton Therapy Network
In charting our course to the future, we are mindful of our path from the past. (Brad Henry)
Advance Confidently in the Direction of Your Dreams! (Dr. Thomas Maples)
Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. (Carl Gustav Jung) Narcissism has recently become a booming topic of discussion both amongst professionals in the psychological community and the public at large. The well known psychological publication, Psychology Today, offers a myriad of information, advice, and even tests to find out if you are dating a… Continue Reading
A Jungian Analysis of Siddhartha’s Adolescent and Young Adult Development as Presented By Hermann Hesse The transition between childhood and adult-life is a tumultuous period that presents the maturing individual with a myriad of psychological and physiological changes. As the body sexually matures, the psyche begins to take on perspectives that are more adult-like. This… Continue Reading
Fatherhood - We have to Raise the Next Generation - We Might as Well Do it Right. Engage Your Mythic Masculine with Dr. Thomas Maples
Dr. Tom explores the archetypes of Early Adult Masculine Development: Carl Jung's theory is used to analyze Ego, Discipline, Identity, Love, & Hero's Quest.