Inspiration We have to stop and be humble enough to understand that there is something called mystery. Paulo Coelho Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience. Paulo Coelho The Philosopher’s Corner The Alchemist said… Ah the beauty of a true story teller. Paulo Coelho is one of my favorites. He uses the transformational language… Continue Reading
Inspiration Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. Stephen Hawking The Philosopher’s Corner As I looked further and further into the depths of the rabbit hole we call the psyche, I began to… Continue Reading
Inspiration Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. Francis of Assisi The power of imagination makes us infinite. John Muir The Philosopher’s Corner As a young boy, I remember the day that John Lennon died. I don’t know why I remember it so vividly. I was… Continue Reading
Inspiration Believe in your infinite potential. Your only limitations are those you set upon yourself. Roy T. Bennett When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time. Maya Angelou The Philosopher’s Corner Everybody has a shadow. It’s that dark matter that exists beyond the material essence of our body. In ancient Greece,… Continue Reading
Dr. Tom continues his exploration of a Jungian Developmental Psychology through analyzing the themes present in Hermann Hesse Siddhartha.
Dr. Tom continues his exploration of Middle Life Development. Believe, Achieve. and Advance Confidently In The Direction of Your Dreams!!!
An psychoanalysis of Siddhartha’s middle-life development and the plight to achieve personal aspirations As I began the process of recollecting the reveries of middle-life and my associations to it, I realized that I had undergone a shift within my thought process. While I have primarily focused on my past in the reverie sections up to… Continue Reading
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
In this article Dr. Tom explores the art behind and the importance story telling plays on the healthy psychological development of children.
Convergence of Ego and Self explores the importance adolescent identity development has on healthy psychological development and Self Realization.
Dr. Thomas Maples of The Stockton Therapy Network explores depth psychological theories of childhood development.