Dreams… The Royal Road to Unexpected Success

Inspiration If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common … Continue reading Dreams… The Royal Road to Unexpected Success

Inspiration: The Inner Child

Dr. Tom explore the divine child archetype, that inner child that drives our psychological renewal and regeneration

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Inspiration: Out of Darkness… Light

Dr. Tom explores the paradoxical nature of psyche and lessons we can learn from overcoming hardships.

Inspiration: The Divine Nature of Childhood Unfolded

“A person’s a person, no matter how small…” “Adults are just outdated children.” (Dr. Seuss)
How to find Happiness… Return to those unfiltered eyes of childhood to re-engage the environment with a sense of wonder. (Dr. Tom)

Archetypal Themes of Middle Life Development: Siddhartha and The Middle Path

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 … Continue reading Archetypal Themes of Middle Life Development: Siddhartha and The Middle Path

Depth Psychology: Monistic & Dualistic Theories of Consciousness (Introduction)

Introduction The science of consciousness is a subject that has repercussions for various academic disciplines including, but not limited to the physical and medical sciences, mathematics, philosophy, ethics, psychology, sociology, … Continue reading Depth Psychology: Monistic & Dualistic Theories of Consciousness (Introduction)

Finding One’s Self in Pursuit of Loving Relationships: An Analytical Study of Archetypal Adult Development

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.

Archetypal Themes of Early Adult Development: An Analysis of Siddhartha & the Consummation of Masculine Love

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.

Practical Parenting: Thoughts for the Day on Doing the Best We Can!

Be the mother or father today that you want your children to be tomorrow (Dr. Tom) One of the common problems I see in my family practice is when parents … Continue reading Practical Parenting: Thoughts for the Day on Doing the Best We Can!

Inspirational Quotes

Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Carl Jung

Early Childhood: Analytical Psychology & Perspectives and Early Psychosocial Development

During his lifetime, Erik Erikson produced a vitally important theory of psychological development. Psychosocial theory expanded on Freud’s concept of psychosexual development, explored the overall development of a person throughout … Continue reading Early Childhood: Analytical Psychology & Perspectives and Early Psychosocial Development

Birth, the Miracle of Life & Archetypal Reveries from A Father’s 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 … Continue reading Birth, the Miracle of Life & Archetypal Reveries from A Father’s Perspective