Payam Ghassemlou Ph.D.
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Payam Ghassemlou Ph.D. posted a blog post
Mar 27
Payam Ghassemlou Ph.D. commented on Ed Koffenberger's group Published Authors and Their Works
"My latest article: A Somatic Perspective on the Trauma of Growing up Gay by Payam Ghassemlou MFT, Ph.D."
Aug 25, 2018
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Published Authors and Their Works

Several of our members are published, either books, workbooks, and/or articles. We invite those published to list their works so that the rest of us can find great reads. Any authors willing to start a book study with the Alliance folks?
May 27, 2017
Payam Ghassemlou Ph.D. commented on Susan Mills's group Art and Psyche
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Art and Psyche

A place for artists and non-artists alike to share art and imagery that springs from the mysterious realms of soul and psyche.
May 27, 2017
Payam Ghassemlou Ph.D. commented on Bonnie Bright's group Ecopsychology
May 27, 2017
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May 27, 2017
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Mar 23, 2017
Payam Ghassemlou Ph.D. posted a blog post

Personal Myth

 For over twenty years, I have been listening to life stories of many incredible people. It is part of my job.  Many people might think I am listening to their problems, but I hear stories. People who come to me are brave storytellers. It is a privilege to hear a personal mythology that has never been shared before. There are times when someone’s story is a mixture of broken pieces of tragedies and losses. No matter how fragmented and tragic a person’s story, I know there is a hero somewhere in…See More
Nov 10, 2016
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Boredom from a Gay Perspective

Boredom from a Gay PerspectiveByPayam Ghassemlou Ph.D.Gay people are naturally creative and industrious. They are often a small percentage of any population and yet their societal contribution is enormous. I take a great deal of pride knowing not only gays, but also our courageous lesbians, transgenders, bisexuals, and queer members of our…See More
Sep 26, 2016
Payam Ghassemlou Ph.D. posted a blog post

Gays in Search of Meaning

Gays in Search of MeaningMany gay people (gay here refers to entire LGBT community) are acknowledging a need for a more meaningful way of living to avoid a motionless and purposeless existence. Lack of depth and meaning has caused many gay people to experience feelings of boredom and emptiness. Such feelings have forced many to look for something outside of themselves in order to feel content.…See More
Jul 2, 2016
Payam Ghassemlou Ph.D. posted an event

Lecture — LGBT Iranians: Coming Out at Los Angeles BDD & Body Image Clinic

September 5, 2014 from 9am to 10am
This lecture focuses on issues related to the coming out of gay and lesbian Iranians. In general, many members of the Iranian and non-Iranian LGBT community struggle with coming out issues. Having a better understanding about internalized homophobia and growing up gay in a homophobic culture can only assist clinicians in providing more effect treatment.Dr. Payam Ghassemlou MFT, Ph.D. is licensed in the state of California as a Marriage and Family Therapist. Since he began his training and…See More
Aug 10, 2014
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Aug 10, 2014
Patricia Damery commented on Payam Ghassemlou Ph.D.'s blog post A Brief Reflection on Climate Change
"Thank you for this blog. I too find many more people in my practice deeply concerned and impacted with the climate, with The Mother, vulnerable to her changes. This is a critical tipping point in our work as psychotherapists, perhaps,…"
Dec 11, 2013

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Before you go further, please be sure you are applying for membership with YOUR REAL NAME, FIRST AND LAST, or if you are signing up as an organization, publisher, or project, list the organization name here; then list the name of the contact person in the next question.
West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
Which of the following best describes your proposed membership status? If you are signing up with your first and last name, please choose "Individual." Please do NOT choose one of the other options unless you are creating a profile page with a business or organization name
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What are your main areas of interest?
Somatic Psychology
If you are signing up as an Individual Member, do you have a degree in Depth Psychology?
Other type of Psychology
Are you a licensed or clinical therapist?
I am licensed in the state of California as a Marriage and Family Therapist. I also have a Ph.D. in Transpersonal Psychology.
Please share a little about yourself by way of introduction. What draws you to Depth Psychology and what are you looking for from this community?
I value Depth Psychology.
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http://www.DrPayam.Com
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http://drpayam1.blogspot.com/

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Personal Myth

Posted on November 10, 2016 at 8:00pm 0 Comments

 

For over twenty years, I have been listening to life stories of many incredible people. It is part of my job.  Many people might think I am listening to their problems, but I hear stories. People who come to me are brave storytellers. It is a privilege to hear a personal mythology that has never been shared before. There are times when someone’s story is a mixture of broken pieces of tragedies and losses. No…

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Boredom from a Gay Perspective

Posted on September 26, 2016 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Boredom from a Gay Perspective

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Payam Ghassemlou Ph.D.

Gay people are naturally creative and industrious. They are often a small percentage of any population and yet their societal contribution is enormous. I take a great deal of pride…

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Gays in Search of Meaning

Posted on July 2, 2016 at 3:28pm 0 Comments

Gays in Search of Meaning

Many gay people (gay here refers to entire LGBT community) are acknowledging a need for a more meaningful way of living to avoid a motionless and purposeless existence. Lack of…

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At 9:42pm on September 13, 2011, Mahdi Irani said…
thanks a lot.

i am waiting for your comment about my work.
At 1:46am on July 20, 2011, Bonnie Bright said…

Hi Payam. I'd like to add my welcome to Ed's. I'm glad you've found the Alliance- I'm sure you'll make some wonderful connections here in the community and find lots to read and ponder. I hope you'll jump in and engage right away by joining a discussion, commenting on others' posts, sharing links or articles that are meaningful to you. .

I'll send you some tips on navigating the site in a separate email. Enjoy the site! ~Bonnie Bright, Founder

At 6:38pm on July 19, 2011, Ed Koffenberger said…

Welcome Payam,

Your website lists your many skills and trainings. I hope you will add your thoughts and experiences to the many blogs, forums, and groups presented in the Alliance. Our membership ranges from those new to depth psychology as well as seasoned practitioners and authors. I look forward to your posts.

Ed

 
 
 


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