The skill set underlying an effective spy is varied. The mission for the Jennings' involves sophisticated psychological skills more than the traditional model of spy strengths like running, jumping and shooting...
Like the show "True Detective," the divorce process can be horrifying. This blog entry, through a discussion of the hit-HBO series, illustrates the horrifying nature of divorce and what can be done to side-step the otherwise inevitable wave of misery.
The Wolf of Wall Street!
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).
I list three reasons (of many) that explain why the critically acclaimed 'Gravity,' is efficient and powerful as a vehicle to induce a psychological state of fear/scared-ness in us as viewers.
If we're going to watch a very good movie (as this is) and feel fear than it seems useful to understand the cause...
Below the laugh-out-loud plot line is a story about positive connectedness. And since the notion of meaningful friendship is as fundamental to psychological health as anything, this comedy proves surprisingly relevant to the topic of health and well-being.
Some films are entertaining. Other films are entertaining AND have something valuable to say about important psychological processes. "A Place Beyond the Pines" is the rare sort of film to fall in the latter category....
Tarantino's new film not only entertains, as evidenced by all the golden globe nominations, but it also reflects the therapy process in action as it summons up and addresses a range of hidden, negative emotions
We all know how the reality-television celebrities of 'The Challenge' performed physically...but how about psychologically? How did the handle the adversity, and work as a team, and overcome the dips in mood, etc. etc.....read on to find out!
What this recently released film tells us about how the 16th president achieved the abolition of slavery, and why he embodied the kind of effective, healthy behavior that clinicians teach their clients.
Flight is a superior film, with a once-in-a-decade performance from movie star Denzel Washington. It sparks an important dialogue about drug addiction, including the ways in which amazingly brave heroes can suffer devastating drug addictions.