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How to Choose a Therapist

What matters most and how to choose wisely. Psychology is a field made up of fragments. We are far from having a unified theory of the mind and, in my opinion, that will come only with advances in neuroscience and…
Ellyn Kaschak
July 18, 2018
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Do Our Eyes Deceive Us?

Or is it our brains and hearts. Our human visual system is not only narrow and limited, but sees only as much as it is wired to see. It also has other strange quirks as a function of its connection…
Ellyn Kaschak
June 25, 2018
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Why Do We Think We See Gender?

Is it real or invented by our eyes? Ours is a culture that depends a lot on imagery. In the first place, there is a blind spot right in the middle of the eye, along with much smaller blind spots…
Ellyn Kaschak
May 30, 2018
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Don’t Kill the Messenger

Feminism vs. transgenderism This conversation is not an easy, but an important and necessary, one. Please bear with me as I introduce a subject that seems either politically incorrect or certainly forbidden. Some of you may not have even heard…
Ellyn Kaschak
April 23, 2018
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Sign on to Telepsychotherapy

New research is showing that online therapy can be effective. Despite the decades of discussion about the objectification of women’s bodies and appearance, the essence of toxic masculinity continues. Boys are still learning that what matters most about a woman…
Ellyn Kaschak
April 1, 2018
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The Importance of Touch

And of asking permission first I have been just finished reading about the Untouchables in India. These are people who are treated in a cruel and hurtful way based on a caste system thought up by the human mind. It…
Ellyn Kaschak
March 10, 2018
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Mental Illness and Shame

Why are America's streets filled with the homeless, instead of its attics? Not so many years ago, family members who had psychological problems were considered a shame to the family and were often hidden away from friends and the public…
Ellyn Kaschak
February 9, 2018
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Why is #Me Too everyone’s story?

How and why are the many accusations of sexual assault going viral at this time? There is much in the news these days that is, in fact, no news at all to women and to most men. The cauldron of…
Ellyn Kaschak
November 17, 2017
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Stress Can Kill

But can it be avoided? According to a recent survey by the American Psychological Association, 63 percent of Americans cite national politics as a major source of stress, in addition to the more perrenial sources, such as income and finances…
Ellyn Kaschak
November 2, 2017