Inspiration Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls. Joseph Campbell Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths. Joseph Campbell The Philosopher’s Corner Those who know or have worked with me in the past know that one of my go to philosophers was the 20th century Mythologist Joseph… Continue Reading
Dr. Tom explores Narcissism, its development, and the Archetypes of the Wildman and the Divine Child.
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.
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.
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
The Modern-Day Mythic Father: Engaging the Mythopoetic Masculine in Service for Our Children explores contemporary issues that affect fathers, and their journey to develop the inner masculine.