Monthly Archives: July 2012

Projection as a Defense Mechanism

The Power of Projection as a defense mechanism is awesome. General thinking about the defense mechanism of projection is that it allows us to identify and acknowledge some aspect of ourselves that we cannot face as our own then project, … Continue reading

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Clinical thoughts on Treating OCD

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder can be a crippling thing to have. OCD can consist of obsessive thoughts or compulsive behaviors, it is often both. When it is both, the behaviors are often designed to neutralize the intrusive thoughts. They are a … Continue reading

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Codependents, Hoarders and Guilt

This week I spoke with two different women who were in crisis regarding people for whom they felt responsible. One was the mother of a teen-age child and the other was the daughter of an elderly mother. Each was suffering … Continue reading

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Basic Personality Structuring, is it nature or is it nurture?

Personality Change? Or Just Stretching the Envelope? I have been driving around the back roads of several southern states for the last couple of weeks. It was a deliberate decision to stay off of the interstate and see the small … Continue reading

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How To Deal With Your Partner’s Panic Attacks

This article is a contribution from a guest author who has had extensive experience with Panic Attacks and writes about them, as well as other anxiety related issues on his own Web Site.¬†How to Deal With Your Partner’s Panic Attacks … Continue reading

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