Understanding Childhood Depression: A Depth Psychological Perspective

A Hypothetical Case Presentation John is a 16-year-old male that has been recently home-schooled due to the COVID 19 pandemic. In 10th grade, John’s academics were superb, he made the … Continue reading Understanding Childhood Depression: A Depth Psychological Perspective

Practical Parenting: Hey Papa, Can I Buy GFUEL?

One believes things because one has been conditioned to believe them. ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World One believes because one’s conditioning trains them to do so. I could see this wholeheartedly … Continue reading Practical Parenting: Hey Papa, Can I Buy GFUEL?

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Childhood Reaction and Divorce Mediation in Stockton, CA

“And so rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life,” J.K. Rowling Divorce. Anyone who has ever undergone it personally or witnessed their parents undertake it … Continue reading Childhood Reaction and Divorce Mediation in Stockton, CA

To See Through the Eyes of a Child… What Dreams May Come?

Inspirational Quotes Children see magic Because they look for it… Christopher Moore History will judge us by the difference we make in the everyday lives of children. Nelson Mandela Parenting … Continue reading To See Through the Eyes of a Child… What Dreams May Come?

Dr. Thomas Maples: Therapy On Demand

Hope… To Dream with Conscious Intent

Inspirational Quotes Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be. Ralph Waldo Emerson Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, … Continue reading Hope… To Dream with Conscious Intent

The Mystery of Now… Nurturing the Passion Within

Inspiration There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. Maya Angelou Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is … Continue reading The Mystery of Now… Nurturing the Passion Within

Character: Through Perseverance, Success Achieved!

Inspiration Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. Helen Keller The Philosopher’s … Continue reading Character: Through Perseverance, Success Achieved!

Compassion: A Warm Welcome to Life

Inspiration If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. Dalai Lama The Philosopher’s Corner Happiness. The most elusive, yet simplistic of … Continue reading Compassion: A Warm Welcome to Life

Practical Parenting: Why Do We Hold Onto Past Hurt?

Why Do We Hold Onto Past Hurt In this VLOG on Practical Parenting, Dr. Tom explores the reason why we hold onto past hurts. No, this is not a down … Continue reading Practical Parenting: Why Do We Hold Onto Past Hurt?

My Personal Journey to Release Weight

It has been awhile since I have blogged on this. No, I didn’t give up. Things got interesting when COVID-19 Hit, and well, with the pick up in Mental Health … Continue reading My Personal Journey to Release Weight

Inspiration: The Magical World of Parenting

Daily Inspiration Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk. Carl Jung At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s … Continue reading Inspiration: The Magical World of Parenting

Genesis and Self: A Journey of Hope and Faith (Part 3)

Working the Paradox, Consciousness and I I am, or, am I? This question poses a dialectic dilemma. While individuals will ultimately answer this question personally, the journey that underlies the … Continue reading Genesis and Self: A Journey of Hope and Faith (Part 3)