Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.

  • Why did he drop out?

    “How do you ease people into the emotional side of ISTDP? I’ve had patients come in with different problems, and with some focusing in the first session they got in touch with their feelings. One had grief over a suicide years ago and never cried except in our session. Another externalized. I kept returning him…

  • How do I work with jealousy?

    “I have a client who struggles with jealousy. Her caring boyfriend gives her no reason to doubt his fidelity. However, her father left her mother for another woman when the client was only six months old, and she has no contact with him today. Her former boyfriend cheated on her. The client realizes that her…

Got any book recommendations?