A friend recently asked me if I would support her in court, which I agreed to. A person hurt a loved one of hers and I am soon to attend the sentencing with her. She reports that she wants to be there, to see “him go down”. Revenge is an interesting emotion, so primal and …
Hypnotic induction and ulterior transactions
The importance of emotional catharsis in psychotherapy has been known since the time of Freud. Maybe there are two factors involved in this observation. Yes the expression of feelings can be psychologically beneficial for the client but also the client picks up hypnotic inductions at the same time.
Goodness of fit in parenting
Of course all parents project onto their offspring and at times identify with personality characteristics in their children.