The following are posts from members of an online therapy group which consists of six characters …. Two of these characters are avatars created by my private patients, while the other four are avatars made up of “bits and pieces” from patients I have worked with in the past. I have asked each character to […]
[Through the ongoing process of organizing content and media elements which create personal profiles, social media users inadvertently curate versions of themselves. Social media turns users into curators as they create distinct incarnations that are separate, yet become the objectified digital presentation of one’s physical self. Personal curation is content primarily for oneself, a social […]
“As defined by psychologist Donald Spence, historical truth involves concrete objects and events; a memory is historically true if it can be factually verified. Narrative truth involves the connections between events, which are not verifiable because they are based on values, interpretations, and emotions. A memory has narrative truth when it captures an experience to […]
Psychic Inflation The Shadow Trickster Individuation Archetypes Archetype – a concept “borrowed” from anthropology to denote supposedly universal and recurring mental images or themes. Jung’s definitions of archetypes varied over time and have been the subject of debate as to their usefulness. Archetypal images – universal symbols that can mediate opposites in the psyche, often found in religious art, […]
“Six Characters in Search of An Author” asked the question, can fictional characters be more authentic than real persons, and what is the relationship between imaginary characters and the writer, who has created them.
I experienced sexual and emotional abuse something that I usually don’t feel comfortable sharing…. Anonymity provides me with safe spaces I need to reach out or to provide support to others. When Worlds Collide
Here are my notes… I need to edited them down to separate posts, each spotlighting one particular theme. Kosinskihttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerzy_Kosi%C5%84ski According to Eliot Weinberger , an American writer, essayist , editor and translator , Kosiński was not the author of The Painted Bird . Weinberger alleged in his 2000 book Karmic Traces that Kosiński was not […]
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