Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.

  • This is a slap in the face! I quit!

    “I work with a patient who works full time and wants her treatment at a specific time when I am not available. I suggested other times we could meet, which she felt was “a slap in the face” since she “has to work” at those times. “We might as well quit!” she said. Psychodiagnostically, what […]

  • The sign of excessive anxiety we all miss

    In some recent supervisions I’ve noticed a sign of excessive anxiety that students almost always miss. Here’s an example. See if you can catch it! Th: “What is the problem you would like me to help you with?” Pt: “My doctor told me to see you. He says I have an anxiety disorder. My mother […]

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