Improve Mental Health Treatment? If Only We Would!

10/10/2015
Improve Mental Health Treatment? If Only We Would!

The latest mass shooting has renewed calls for improvements in our mental health treatment system. If only they were serious about it, much could be done.

Continue Reading »

Mother Blame: Psychology’s Shame

10/01/2015
Mother Blame: Psychology’s Shame

The field of psychology has much to answer for with regard to our work with mothers. Mother blame has been a huge mistake for us but we can do better.

Continue Reading »

Implicit Bias Training Reduces Racism

09/16/2015
Implicit Bias Training Reduces Racism

In order to combat racism, we must focus on solutions. Implicit bias training is something that can help people unlearn their prejudices.

Continue Reading »

Forged in the Crucibles of Difference: The McKinney Texas Pool Party

06/14/2015
Forged in the Crucibles of Difference: The McKinney Texas Pool Party

Police brutality at a McKinney Texas pool party reinforced just how bad race relations have gotten in the U.S. It’s time for us to confront our implicit bias and move toward solutions.

Continue Reading »

The Serial Podcast Raises Questions about Justice

05/30/2015
The Serial Podcast Raises Questions about Justice

The Serial podcast is simultaneously entertaining and disturbing. It is a fascinating story of a murder case but raised serious questions about whether justice was served.

Continue Reading »

Fifty Shades of Grey: Let’s Talk about Sex

04/22/2015
Fifty Shades of Grey: Let’s Talk about Sex

Fifty Shades of Grey has spawned frank discussions about women’s sexuality. It is a complicated topic that needs a second look at both history and the future.

Continue Reading »

What To Make of the Atlanta Cheating Scandal

04/08/2015
What To Make of the Atlanta Cheating Scandal

Prosecuting educators in the Atlanta cheating scandal seems unnecessarily harsh. Perhaps there is more going on than we think.

Continue Reading »

Will the Real Virginia Johnson Please Stand Up?

03/23/2015
Will the Real Virginia Johnson Please Stand Up?

Virginia Johnson of Masters and Johnson fame was a very complicated person. She did great work but the time in which she lived was what truly influenced her character.

Continue Reading »

Virginia Johnson: The Heart of Masters of Sex

03/18/2015
Virginia Johnson: The Heart of Masters of Sex

The team of Masters and Johnson made a big difference in our understanding of sexuality. Bill Masters played a role but Virginia Johnson was truly the driving force..

Continue Reading »

The Bloom is Off the Rose and That’s OK.

01/27/2015
The Bloom is Off the Rose and That’s OK.

Aging is a difficult process and it is made that much harder by our refusal to talk about it. We must accept that there are good parts about getting older and celebrate them.

Continue Reading »

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox

Join other followers: