A Model for Therapeutic Movie-Watching

The following blog entry is my rough draft-proposal for how to go about watching a movie in a therapeutically valuable and efficient manner. Step one, sit down to watch the movie, duh. Step two, as you watch the movie you need to simultaneously access three different...

True Detective – Movie Therapy Review

The Temporary Psychosis of Divorce How divorce can create insanity in sane people.   I was watching a recent episode of HBO’s hit drama “True Detective,” and I was reminded of my guardian ad litem (GAL) work. Essentially, GAL work is when a psychologist evaluates a...

Wolf of Wall Street – Movie Therapy Review

Narcissism & Relationships This movie is outstanding – not just because it’s so well made but because it follows such an interesting (obviously and amusingly narcissistic) character, Jordan Belfort (played in outstanding fashion by Leonardo DiCaprio).That’s...