Recently, Dr. Phil interviewed a woman with Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD) or Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID). Although this condition is considered rare, it is also often overlooked or misdiagnosed. Many children who have been severely abused or neglected have no other recourse than to remove themselves from frightening, destructive situations. If they cannot do so physically, they withdraw into different “places” within the mind.
In my book, Tango from Chaos to Creativity, my patient shares his most devastating childhood memories of abuse as poems, along with his complex way of coping, which helped him to survive ongoing abuse. His… Continue reading
Many people struggle with diets and exercise plans with temporary success.
The key to success is resolving the deep unconscious conflicts within each and every one of us. These conflicts when unresolved lead to destructive behaviors and addictions, i.e., excessive drinking, eating, smoking, use of drugs, sexual addictions, etc.
My approach helps people by resolving the deep conflicts while incorporating a wellness life plan. Weight gain or other addictions is about lifestyle and choices. With my approach, my clients change their lifestyle and lose their weight forever, because their inner conflicts are resolved.
It is wonderful to watch and… Continue reading
An excerpt from Stephen Levine’s A Gradual Awakening. This Chapter is called The Wanting Mind.
…seeing the scope of my wantings showed me how deeply and subtly dissatisfaction created my personal world, and that seeing freed me from much grasping, from thinking that all my wants had to be satisfied, that i had to compulsively respond to everything that arose in my mind. I saw that things can be a certain way without needing to be acted on or judged or even pushed aside. They can simply be observed.
Gradually, seeing the unsatisfactory nature of much of… Continue reading