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Who's In Control?
Author: Rabbi Dr. Mordechai Schiffman
November 28th, 2020
Do you believe that the happenings of your life are determined by external factors or by your own efforts? In the 1950’s psychologist Julian Rotter began exploring how people related to such questions and developed a construct called locus of control. People who endorse an internal locus of control believe the events of their lives are generally determined by their own abilities and actions, while those with an external locus of …
Author: Yehuda Krohn, Psy.D.
October 23rd, 2016
This election season gives us pause for concern as to how candidates (more than one) sidestep questions about their personal and professional integrity. There comes a point, though, where political discourse strays into a disturbing zone, well known by mental health professionals and the clients they serve. I am referring to a dynamic that surrounds trauma – particularly complex trauma, associated with sexual abuse. …