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Why Is Consciousness so Important?

Staying aware and awake matters. Consciousness-raising and power analysis, two irreducible aspects of feminist psychotherapy, along with gender analysis, shed light on what easily can become unconscious and taken-for-granted. The feminist call to consciousness of the yet unnamed category of…
Ellyn Kaschak
November 21, 2018
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The Holocaust Survivor’s Beauty Contest

Why are women still judged by appearance and the male gaze? The control and objectification of girls’and women’s appearance must be questioned if we are heading toward a change in women’s and men’s psychology. Why does what is called by…
Ellyn Kaschak
October 20, 2018
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Inside Psychotherapy

Which approaches are effective and why? Most therapists begin their practices with what they learned in graduate school. Because of the current biases and behind-the-scenes power struggles of the profession, therapy methods are currently required to be empirically developed and…
Ellyn Kaschak
September 10, 2018
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Is Lying Inevitable?

Is it possible to tell the truth? Lying is a natural function of the human brain and develops somewhere around the ages of 2 and 4. In my opinion, it is contiguous with first hearing that voice inside the head…
Ellyn Kaschak
August 20, 2018
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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