"Developmental Dementia": The Stage of Adolescence
Developmental Dementia: The Stage of Adolescence by L.T. Force, Ph.D. Gerontologist As I tell my students, if you decide to explore the opportunity of engaging in psychotherapy and you ask the Therapist about their training, interest and/or area of specialty - and they say: “Not an issue….I handle everything’ - my recommendation is to run”. Why? Because no one can handle everything. In fact, if a Practitioner presents themselves as equipped and able to help and address all is
Resentments: Are for the Baby Brain!
Resentments: Are for the Baby Brain by L. T. Force, Ph.D. Gerontologist Resentments? I know how to do that! Everyone of us has a skill or a pattern to our thoughts and behaviors. Some of these patterns are learned - by what we have witnessed....and some would say....some patterns are passed down in a intergenerational fashion. I have even heard people quip: “`Did you ever hear the definition of Irish Alzheimer’s disease? You forget everything but the grudges!” (Feel free to c
Mothers....We all have one
Mothers....We all have one By L.T. Force, Ph.D. Gerontologist Well, today is Mother’s Day. A day that is celebrated across the world. "Mother’s Day, holiday in honour of mothers that is celebrated in countries throughout the world. In its modern form the holiday originated in the United States, where it is observed on the second Sunday in May. Many other countries also celebrate the holiday on this date, while some mark the observance at other times of the year. During the Mi
The Presence of Arrogance: A Personal and Professional Toxin
The Presence of Arrogance: A Personal and Professional Toxin by L.T. Force, Ph.D. By nature of my training and practice....I often say to my family and friends: "People are my Business”. And at that point, in hearing my words - we all laugh. Why? Because people can be tough and difficult to engage with - and there are times I am better at that skill - then other times. In the field of Psychology - we are guided by the principle that: “Psychology is the study of the mind and b