Paul DeBlassie III's Blog – May 2013 Archive (3)

Drug Cocktails, Brain, and Soul!

New York Times Sunday Dialogue article (May 26, 2013)  about medication and psychotherapy struck a few soul chords. Medication works for as long as its taken. There is no doubt that it can prove necessary and helpful when treating severe and chronic mental pain. However, drug cocktails don't fix soul misery and the need for meaning and wholeness. Seasoned therapists know when to use drugs, when to refrain, and about the need to guide the sufferer along deeper and darker paths of soul to find…

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Added by Paul DeBlassie III on May 27, 2013 at 9:31am — 2 Comments

Shame, Bad Religion, and Freedom!

Shame and bad religion ring about as hard in the human ear as a bell clanging way too up close that finally stops. Shame gets the bell of bad religion going. Without the human capacity for shame, the inner sense of being defective, then bad religion would have no hold on the human psyche.

   

For over thirty years I've been helping people take the deep plunge into the unconscious mind so as to find freedom from…

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Added by Paul DeBlassie III on May 25, 2013 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

Good Enough Mothers, Magic Makers, and the Invisible Realm!

On this Mother's Day 2013 I thought up a little post about mother's, will, and the invisible realm. In the womb of the mother life is nourished. In the womb of mother, womb of life, the realm invisible to the eye, life starts, is nourished, and one day departs into the visible world. Psychic potential depends on will. Will takes us to the door of potential, states William James, father of American depth psychology, but forces from the invisible realm are what usher us in. No amount of…

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Added by Paul DeBlassie III on May 12, 2013 at 8:28am — 1 Comment


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