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Big Brother Goes Digital

2018-05-16T05:11:54+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health, Psychotherapy, Uncategorized|

In her seminal work The Managed Heart: Commercialization of Human Feeling (1983), the sociologist Arlie Russell Hochschild described a workplace practice known as “emotional labor management.” Hochschild was studying the extreme kinds of “emotional labor” that airline stewardesses, bill collectors, and shop assistants, among others, had to perform in their daily routines. They were obliged, in her

How Abusive Relationships Take Root

2018-05-13T08:54:46+00:00 May 13th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health, Office, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

The hallmark signs of the male abuser are well known to experts. He’s jealous. He exhibits a Jekyll-and-Hyde personality. He can be cruel with animals, to children. His instincts as the male in the relationship are traditionally cliché: overweening and dominant. But often it is the subtler, more incremental steps in the development of an

His College Knew of His Despair. His Parents Didn’t, Until It Was Too Late.

2018-05-13T09:50:56+00:00 May 13th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health, Office, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Many parents are astonished to realize that they may never see a transcript of their child’s grades. If they are lucky, the college might send home a congratulatory note, to be tacked onto the refrigerator, about the child making the dean’s list. But parents, often referred to as “authorized payers” on tuition bills, are not

Ethnic and Racial Identity and the Therapeutic Alliance

2018-03-20T23:56:48+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Categories: Office, Psychology, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Ethnic identity is all about how people develop and experience a sense of belonging to their culture. Learn how this can impact a therapist's connection to clients. — Read on

Older adults’ difficulties with focusing can be used to help put a face to a name — ScienceDaily

2018-03-19T07:31:00+00:00 March 18th, 2018|Categories: Health, Office, Psychology, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Everyone has experienced the awkward situation of meeting someone and then forgetting their name shortly after. Among older adults, this happens more often than not. Researchers have discovered a new method to resolve this problem by tapping into a natural memory change during aging. — Read on