Are we all f..k..g kidding ourselves?

So, I am reading this book. I read lots of books for distraction, but not everything goes. When a book is poorly edited or a copycat of the same old…I lose interest very fast. I like quite a few different genres, and have read captivating novels, with creative variations on let’s be honest, the same […]

The Love-Bomber’s Con: Why Already Believing You’re Special Can Make You His Victim — Leon’s Existential Cafe

Shared with permission from Leon’s Existential Cafe, as usual insightful, well-researched and a contribution to the field! For a con to work, it’s best for it to have already been accepted before the con-artist entered the room. The concept of love-bombing was popularized about a decade ago and has been a mainstay in public and […]

Bogus therapies….and what to watch out for

It is not just clients who fall for promising advertisements. Psychotherapists, counsellors, and psychologists, even those with post graduate degrees seem to buy into the new, or very old but sounding new and improved, therapy approaches. Even professional organizations fail to distinguish between solid evidence and the active ingredients and the so-called serving suggestions, the […]