Psychotherapists’ Struggles with Intimacy

Cayucos, CaliforniaFriday, August 16, 2019   Psychotherapists’ Struggles with Intimacy Representing perhaps the height of irony, it turns out that individuals with schizoid traits …



Alan Karbelnig, PhD, ABPP

The Simple Evil of Nuclear Power

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 London, England (Heathrow Hell) The Simple Evil of Nuclear Power Having devoted the last few posts to complexity, I break …



Alan Karbelnig, PhD, ABPP

From UK to US: One Over-Simplicity to Another

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 Edinburgh, Scotland From UK to US: One Over-Simplicity to Another Continuing my recent ranting on the problem of over-simplification, two …



Alan Karbelnig, PhD, ABPP

Finding Unity in Catastrophe

Monday, August 5, 2019Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Finding Unity in Catastrophe An attack by aliens might break our propensity to gather into tribes. This tendency, …



Alan Karbelnig, PhD, ABPP

Dissolving Tension Between You and the Group

Monday, July 22, 2019 Pasadena, California Dissolving Tension between You and the Group Firstly, you can’t completely dissolve it because, well, it is you. …



Alan Karbelnig, PhD, ABPP

The Wisdom of Doubt

Sunday, July 14, 2019 Glendale, California The Wisdom of Doubt Viewing our era as one of extreme polarization has become cliche. Nonetheless, it remains …



Alan Karbelnig, PhD, ABPP

Baby Buddhism

Friday, July 5, 2019 Elkton, Virginia Baby Buddhism Nearing the end of a week in a small house shared with an eight-week old infant, …



Alan Karbelnig, PhD, ABPP

The Malignant Narcissism of Independence Day 2019

Thursday, July 4, 2019 Elkton, Virginia The Malignant Narcissism of Independence Day 2019 With the ridiculous, TV-president’s, reality July 4th rally about to begin, …



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Critical Theory Versus Critical Thinking

Sunday, June 30, 2019 Elkton, Virginia Critical Theory Versus Critical Thinking Several years ago, a student at Occidental College told me his major was: …



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