SHRINKS THINK

No longer Normal or Not.  Now posting on Not so Normal–various common disorders as described by the DSM.  If you have not read the Normal or Not Series, best start with them by clicking here. The Not so Normal  posts will be taken from the Normal and Pathological Aspects of Adolescence, I taught for many years. …

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Depression (via Joss Burnel – The Crowing Crone)

Sharing a poem that captures depression so vividly I fell into it momentarily. How blessed I am that I am not often visited by such soul destroying sadness and that when he or she or ti comes, I know in time other visiting feelings will take over. Many others are not so lucky and I …

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In remission (via Poppyposts)

Inspiring and hopefully. At time life makes it all most impossible, but to stand in the water and try to keep our heads up so we can breathe. Then comes that wonderful release when we can do more and move ahead. thank you Poppy for this and for your courage. Sharing is caring. At long …

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“I Keep Many of My Postwar Idiosyncrasies Private” (via Off The Base)

“An abnormal response to an abnormal situation is normal.” Victor Franel, concentration camp survivor. The sadness of not understanding the above leaves many feeling more isolate and alone than need be. Thank you Off the Base for sharing. National Public Radio aired a commentary this week by Benjamin Tupper. Below is a link to hear …

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