Inspiration: Education – A Journey of Hope & Faith

Inspiration Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom. — Oprah Winfrey Intelligence plus character—that is the true goal of education — Dr. Martin Luther King, … Continue reading Inspiration: Education – A Journey of Hope & Faith

Inspiration: The Secret to Success

Inspiration In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd. Miguel de Cervantes I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why … Continue reading Inspiration: The Secret to Success

Emotional Integrity: The Psychology Perspective

Dr. Maples explores the concept of emotional integrity and its effect on individual and relationship development.

Practical Parenting: Raising a Child in Today’s Technologically Addicted World

Got Devices? Wow, if we break the word de-vice down to its Latin base “de-vitium,” it literally translates to “concerning vice” (defect, crime, etc.). And we wonder why our children … Continue reading Practical Parenting: Raising a Child in Today’s Technologically Addicted World

Inspirational Quote: Courage ~ Engage Your Mythic Masculine

“Courage doesn’t happen when you have all the answers. It happens when you are ready to face the questions you have been avoiding your whole life.”
Shannon L. Alder

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.

Practical Parenting: Fight, Flight, and Handling Childhood Emotions

Has your child ever tested boundaries? Has your child ever walked away from you, and out of the corner of your eye, you still see that they are viewing to … Continue reading Practical Parenting: Fight, Flight, and Handling Childhood Emotions

Practical Parenting: The Art and Importance of Story-Telling for Childhood Development

In this article Dr. Tom explores the art behind and the importance story telling plays on the healthy psychological development of children.

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

Dr. Thomas Maples: The Stockton Therapy Network - Advance Confidently in the Direction of Your Dreams

Depth Psychology, and Theoretical Approaches to Childhood Development: Siddhartha, Evolutionary Theory, & Psychological Attachment

Dr. Thomas Maples of The Stockton Therapy Network explores depth psychological theories of childhood 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

Through the Looking Glass: Dreaming, Development, and Getting Back to Even

In this essay, I explore from a depth psychological perspective our growing growing inability to dream, its effects on childhood development, current social woes, and what parents can do to help their children heal during this age of division.