Fatherhood - We have to Raise the Next Generation - We Might as Well Do it Right. Engage Your Mythic Masculine with Dr. Thomas Maples
How are we to stay positive for our children in such of a barrage of negative messages we are subjected to daily? Today I watched my children staring at their personal devices. One was watching Stampy play his some-odd hundredth episode of Let’s Play Minecraft and the other was also watching Stampy play Splatoon Two.… Continue Reading
Practical Parenting: Take a Moment to Make a Moment--mere moments of time can have on your child's health psychological development. Learn More with Dr. Maples.
This article explores early archetypal development and the importance of fatherhood on early childhood development from a Jungian perspective.
A Father’s Perspective of the Miracle of Life The intrauterine life of the fetus consists of 40 weeks of complete immersion in the womb. This environment exposes the child to the nurturing and devouring nature of the mother archetype. While the child has direct exposure to both the physical and symbolic mother during their gestational… Continue Reading
Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes of which all men have some. (Charles Dickens) Today is the first day of a grand experiment. As a psychotherapist, I have long assisted individuals alleviate the misfortunes from which they suffer. However, being exposed to the countertransference phenomenon,… Continue Reading
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After a long weeks work, and what seemed an endless myriad of distractions and daily stresses life could throw my way, I heard a beautiful saying from a public add council. Simply put “it only takes a moment to make a moment.” Sitting back in reflection, all of the sudden the week seemed somehow less inundating, as I… 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.