Subscribe for free to receive each week’s episode automatically! Subscribe in: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | PlayerFM | TuneIn People who are chronically late create relational problems with others and generate negative consequences for themselves, from embarrassment and guilt to loss of friendships or jobs. Chronic lateness evidences a split between consciousness and the unconscious: while the ego may feel distressed about […]

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Subscribe for free to receive each week’s episode automatically! Subscribe in: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | PlayerFM | TuneIn One of the issues clients bring into the therapeutic consulting room is dissatisfaction with the state of their marriage or partnership. Although this dilemma often takes shape as bipolar, it represents a challenge to engagement with deep, defended parts of self and […]

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Subscribe for free to receive each week’s episode automatically. Subscribe in: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | PlayerFM | TuneIn Listeners contributed examples of precognitive dreams for this episode. Lisa, Joseph, and Deb discuss theoretical concepts and listener dreams from various vantage points: the intuitive capacity of the unconscious, the synchronous intersection of matter and psyche, and activation of an archetype. These […]

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Subscribe for free to receive each week’s episode automatically.Subscribe in: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | PlayerFM | TuneIn Lisa, Joseph, and Deb explore and explain what the analytic process is like for them as they work with clients. Deb describes her interactions with clients using a rectangular diagram that, like the Scottish flag, traces lines going from the two upper corners to […]

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Subscribe for free to receive each week’s episode automatically.Subscribe in: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | PlayerFM | TuneIn Everyone shops—we have access to an astonishing choice of products. Internet shopping has multiplied our range of options beyond what nearby retail stores may have to offer. Desired items range from off-roading trucks to gold jewelry to highly specialized cookware items. What are we […]

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Subscribe for free to receive each week’s episode automatically.Subscribe in: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | PlayerFM | TuneIn Preoccupation and obsession with food–a condition called orthorexia–can take the form of the quest for health and purity, with rigid rules about food categories, such as the need for all-organic ingredients or omitting food groups such as dairy, sugar, and gluten in the absence […]

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Subscribe for free to receive each week’s episode automatically.Subscribe in: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | PlayerFM | TuneIn Estrangement from members of one’s family and others take place far more often than seems commonly acknowledged. Estrangement involves psychologically cutting-off, repressing, and defending against connection with another who has come to be experienced as “all bad.” People may move away geographically, refuse to […]

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Subscribe for free to receive each week’s episode automatically. Subscribe in: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | PlayerFM | TuneIn As Jung well knew, eros – love – is an essential part of the analytic process. In Vol. 16 of his Collected Works Jung used alchemical images of a king and queen to illustrate the various ways in which erotic feeling can enter […]

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Many a fairy tale features hiding as a strategic defense. Jack, of beanstalk fame, hides from the giant in order to survive and discover his treasure. We often hide when we feel small and life events and people feel big. Hiding can be a conscious decision, whether for fun, as in the game of hide and […]

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With “The Wall” very much in the forefront of national discussion, Deb, Lisa and Joseph reflect on the archetype of walls. Some may be stonewalls simply marking boundaries between neighbors. Others may be massive defenses like the Great Wall of China. What do walls keep out – or keep in? What do we need to […]

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