Tag: buddhist psychology

I Endorse Buddhist Psychology

Buddhism – Religion or Psychology Theory? Psychology theories provide explanations of emotional and cognitive patterns to predict the trajectory of “normal” mental health development. After enough data has been collected and analyzed, reliable-ish predictions can be made about “normal” developmental patterns. After a consensus is reached on what constitutes  “normal” and “abnormal” behavior,  clusters of […]

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Tips for Improving Relationships

Relationships Are Difficult. I was recently asked by RelationshipsAreComplicated.com to provide relationship advice and tips that I most frequently provide clients to improve and grow loving  grow loving and fulfilling relationships. I hope you find the information helpful! How and/or why did you become a therapist? I became a therapist because I love helping people […]

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Beauty Queen

The Beauty Queen  Maria, the beauty queen, felt lost and depressed.  “I am glad that my beauty is fading. My looks have brought me nothing but problems”. Maria has had a history of abusive relationships with men. As a young woman, Maria over identified with her beauty, now she begrudges her beauty. Her self-esteem and sense of […]

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