Past Tails

  • 6/11/13

    6/11/13
    Patient expresses frustration at being overlooked when he has much to contribute; feels expertise is wasted because of prejudicial assumptions.

  • 12/20/16

    12/20/16
    Patient Donald T’s thin veneer of credibility is easily shattered by slightest threat to true priorities - self interest and personal enrichment.

  • 1/12/17

    1/12/17
    Patient looks forward to confronting an adversary who underestimates his determination and resourcefulness.

  • 6/10/13

    6/10/13
    Party sign. Patient shares jubilation felt in perfectly normal outlet for work stress.

  • 12/23/16

    12/23/16
    Keep your friends close ... this guy closer. Patient Donald T unable to act other than in own self interest.

  • 4/10/13

    4/10/13
    Patient is frustrated that skills and expertise are mostly wasted.

  • 12/2416

    12/2416
    Nothing to give. Lacking the sense of empathy patient Donald T cannot comprehend the concept of sacrifice.

  • 12/26/16

    12/26/16
    Patient Steve B’s delusions of superiority will be difficult to break down therapeutically.

  • 12/25/16

    12/25/16
    Narcissist's world view. Patient Donald T’s obsession with being center of attention extends even to the privacy of my office as though in his own mind he only exists in the perception of others.

  • 6/5/13

    6/5/13
    Cat's dilemma. Sometimes it can be difficult to reconcile the mind with the more basic biological impulses.

  • 12/27/16

    12/27/16
    Spinster quack 1. Patient Kellyanne C unwittingly and approvingly acknowledges misogyny as foundation for relationship with authoritarian boss.

  • 5/13/13

    5/13/13
    Sunny days. Patient finds difficulty in outward expression of negative emotions.

  • 4/16/13

    4/16/13
    Guilt trip. Patient displays healthy, unselfish empathy even for primary adversary.

  • 12/29/16

    12/29/16
    Guiltless trip. Patient Donald T displays a sociopathic inability to feel the most basic humanizing emotion.

  • 1/31/16

    1/31/16
    Moral dilemma number 1. Patient Mike P takes the easy way out and allows another to control his perceptions in order to avoid facing up to a troubling moral contradiction.

  • 12/30/16

    12/30/16
    Many conflicts of interest. Patient Donald T’s unhealthy fixation on adolescent sexual fantasies extends even to his own daughter.

  • 12/29/16

    12/29/16
    Patient has a desire to improve the world despite symptoms of schizophrenia.

  • 12/31/16

    12/31/16
    Safe and secure. Patient Donald T’s unwarranted opinion of himself jeopardizes both his own personal security as well as national security.

  • 1/1/17

    1/1/17
    Reality White House. Patient Donald T, intellectually corrupted by commercial culture, is unable to distinguish the presidency from fictional televised reality.

  • 1/3/17

    1/3/17
    Presidential source 2. In an encouraging development schizophrenic patient begins to recognize more severe form of illness in patient Steve B

  • 1/2/17

    1/2/17
    Patient Donald T’s long history of lies, fabrications and deceptions find him sliding down a slippery pathological slope.

  • 1/3/17

    1/3/17
    Spinster quack 6. It will take some time to break through the patient Kellyanne C’s internalization of administration propaganda.

  • 1/4/17

    1/4/17
    Squashed 1. Patient is in a good position to understand the real consequences of discrimination and oppression of the powerless and weak.

  • 1/3/17

    1/3/17
    Con man's education. The immoral influence that the father had on patient Donald T does not exculpate him from the immoral and unethical behavior he engages in as an adult.

  • 1/3/17

    1/3/17
    Moral dilemma number 5. Patient Mike P appears eager to accept another absurd rationalization that allows him to ignore the conflict between his behavior and moral code.

  • 1/4/17

    1/4/17
    Spinster quack 7. Patient Kellyanne C admits to manipulating her audience by appealing to their religious convictions because they are believed uncritically and can be transferred through illogic to other situations.

  • 1/5/17

    1/5/17
    Mucking up the swamp 1. Patient demonstrates measurable anxiety about the immediate prospects for the environment given the corruption of the current administration.

  • 1/4/17

    1/4/17
    Friends and allies. Laziness and short attention span of patient Donald T simplify manipulation and contribute to dependence on the unscrupulous.

  • 1/5/17

    1/5/17
    Girl Scouts 1. Patient Donald T’s obsession with youthful sex fantasies cuts into therapy sessions as well into ability to focus on the responsibilities of the high office to which he has been elected.

  • 1/5/17

    1/5/17
    Stockholm Syndrome 1. The lack of self awareness in the narcissistic personality is well illustrated by patient Ivanka T, a personality disorder likely learned / inherited from her father.

  • 1/8/17

    1/8/17
    Eternal pessimist. Patient confronts the inherent difficulty in coping with life in a dangerous world.

  • 1/7/17

    1/7/17
    Mergers & Acquisitions 1. A striking example of the finely tuned con man’s ability to deceive through use of diversionary tactics as expertly demonstrated here by patient Donald T.

  • 1/9/17

    1/9/17
    Stockholm Syndrome 2. Patient Ivanka T unconsciously reveals the emotional control wielded over her by her controlling, narcissistic father.

  • 1/9/17

    1/9/17
    Moral dilemma number 7. Patient Mike P attempts to untangle semantic maze offered by PR spinster and accepted as rationale for betrayal of moral code.

  • 1/10/17

    1/10/17
    Stockholm Syndrome 3. Patient Ivanka T unconsciously reveals a bit of the moral code she learned from her controlling father.

  • 1/10/17

    1/10/17
    Strange uneasiness. Patient has intuitive feeling that something in the air has changed significantly.

  • 1/10/17

    1/10/17
    Hypocrisy defined. The narcissistic personality such as patient Donald T sees in other traits it cannot see in itself.

  • 1/11/17

    1/11/17
    Inside info 2. Patient Vladimir P sets his personal bar for moral and ethical behavior very low.

  • 1/1017

    1/1017
    Spinster quack confession. Spinster quack confession. Patient Kellyanne C has been recharging before going out for more high octane spin, confusion, distraction and fake news.

  • 1/11/17

    1/11/17
    End of world denier. Schizophrenic patient recognizes a deeper level of schizophrenia in patient Steve B.

  • 1/11/17

    1/11/17
    Slovenian fantasy 1. Patient Donald T once again obsesses over favorite sexual fantasies - fixated in the adolescent stage with little hope of progressing toward a more adult psychology.

  • 1/12/17

    1/12/17
    Every little bit helps. A sunny disposition does more good than we know as illustrated by smiling patient.

  • 3/15/17

    3/15/17
    Presidential source 8. Patient attempts to refute illogic with deeper, more insightful illogic.

  • 1/13/17

    1/13/17
    Narcissistic introspection 1. The narcissistic personality as represented here by patient Donald T sees itself in literally everything it perceives.

  • 1/13/17

    1/13/17
    Ant farm. The xenophobic nationalist policies of the new Republican administration create trickle down anxiety for those at the very bottom.

  • 1/14/17

    1/14/17
    Foot long hot dog. Patient’s experience with customers’ preference for exaggerated length easily recognizes an oversized ego.

  • 1/15/17

    1/15/17
    America is great country 1. A despot sees a parallel between his authoritarian regime and the country that once led the world in liberal democratic ideals and institutions.

  • 3/18/17

    3/18/17
    Take America’s land again. Patient Donald T reveals both his association with Russian adversary as well as a propensity to further the goals of corporations.

  • 1/16/17

    1/16/17
    Patient Kellyanne C cannot distinguish between reality and popular cultural depictions of it … or intends to confuse easily confused base of same. Further therapy should reveal levels of deliberate conscious deception and degree to which patient believes deceptions to be true.

  • 1/16/17

    1/16/17
    As part of working her way through the electoral mourning process patient Hillary C tries not to normalize an abnormal situation without yielding to nonsensical logic espoused by her opponent.

  • 1/16/17

    1/16/17
    Patient seems to revel in ability to conceal deeper, more intimate thoughts behind perpetually sunny disposition and assumptions of others based on appearances.

  • 1/17/17

    1/17/17
    Patient Steve B demonstrates unhealthy obsession with mental illness; appears to have confused discovery of the unknown with imaginary fabrication of reality.

  • 1/17/17

    1/17/17
    Patient describes a perfectly normal case of self-fulfilling projection and demonstrates an also perfectly normal anxiety that such projection interferes with his perception and ability to correctly interpret the expressions and body language of others.

  • 1/17/17

    1/17/17
    Patient Donald T’s combination of racist hatred, arrogance and sense of self importance is an ugly mix and represents a danger given level of responsibility and power patient now wields. Must continue to try to break through what is thought in the literature to be the impenetrable wall of narcissistic personality disorder.

  • 1/17/17

    1/17/17
    Patient Hillary C reflects on unusual ability to foresee the future and regrets the “walk back” her handlers insisted she take after the negative reaction to what was a perfectly articulate and accurate use of a word unknown to her opponent and his base, whose limited vocabulary necessitates that they express themselves in far more imprecise, crude and vulgar expressions.

  • 1/18/17

    1/18/17
    Subliminal evidence of Stockholm Syndrome clearly evident in patient Ivanka T’s phrasing of emotionally abusive threat from father as kindly or loving

  • 1/18/17

    1/18/17
    Patient Hillary C continues to struggle with self recrimination while reflecting on the great inherent contradiction built into the very concept of democratic self rule.

  • 1/18/17

    1/18/17
    Patient Donald T’s lack of self awareness leaves him obtuse to self-incriminating responses and tweets; conditions him to expect the same vindictiveness from others as he exhibits toward them.

  • 1/19/17

    1/19/17
    Patient Vladimir P admires the more oppressive, intolerant, authoritarian aspects of new American administration possibly anticipating help from unlikely source in exporting expressly undemocratic ideals around the world.

  • 1/19/17

    1/19/17
    Patient Hillary C enters early stages of mourning and confronts underlying cause of anxiety that has been lingering in her subconscious mind for months; with problem still generating concern in the news, this will take time.

  • 1/19/17

    1/19/17
    Moral dilemma number 14. Patient Mike P again fails to reconcile his support for the naked opportunism of his boss’s Education Secretary with his own values.

  • 1/19/17

    1/19/17
    Post election tempers flare. Post election anxiety and hostility interferes with patient’s relationships.

  • 1/19/17

    1/19/17
    Discrepancy between reality and fantasy in patient Donald T is worsening as the reality of awesome power impacts delusional world of unreal personal ability and accomplishments.

  • 5/22/13

    5/22/13
    Breaking the ice. It takes time for some patients to get comfortable in a therapeutic situation particularly when confronted by traditional adversary.

  • 1/2017

    1/2017
    Patient Donald T is unable to conceal his narcissistic rage toward the idea that others are his equal.

  • 1/21/17

    1/21/17
    America is great country 4. Patient Vladimir P reacts positively to authoritarian stimulus.

  • 1/21/17

    1/21/17
    Mucking up the swamp 2. Patient has real and justifiable anxiety about the condition of his habitat.

  • 1/21/17

    1/21/17
    Even as he took the oath of office, swearing to uphold a document he seems to know nothing about, patient Donald T seemed to believe in the reality of his own delusions.

  • 1/22/17

    1/22/17
    Stockholm Syndrome 9. Patient Ivanka T’s repressed internal conflict surfaces indirectly as she thinks about the normal adolescent rebellion she was never allowed to experience

  • 1/22/17

    1/22/17
    Moral dilemma number 16. Patient Mike P again fails to reconcile his support for his boss with his own values, choosing to accept the absurd over the obviously true.

  • 1/22/17

    1/22/17
    Patient Kellyanne C finds innovative ways to rationalizing altering the truth to fit a delusional narrative.

  • 1/22/17

    1/22/17
    Hope and dread. Patient recognizes one of the many incomprehensible and irreconcilable dualities inherent in this existence.

  • 1/23/17

    1/23/17
    Keep smiling. Patient puts on customary happy face in attempt to keep spirits up in difficult times.

  • 1/24/17

    1/24/17
    Stockholm Syndrome 10. Unable to perceive that opulent lifestyle is an unhealthy symptom of dependence, adult patient Ivanka T remains in denial over father’s dominance from early childhood.

  • 1/24/17

    1/24/17
    Patient’s anxiety toward current political climate is evident in braggadocious facade meant to disguise true inner uneasiness.

  • 1/24/17

    1/24/17
    One is not enough. Patient fears that the political repercussions if current administration remains in power more than a few months will be at least 4 times worse than a typical emergency.

  • 1/24/17

    1/24/17
    Patient highly sensitive and protective skin has issued a warning that cannot be ignored for long.

  • 1/24/17

    1/24/17
    Patient Donald T’s evident glee at ignoring the horrible lessons of history and turning schools into work camps is disturbing.

  • 1/25/17

    1/25/17
    Patient Kellyanne C follows the directive of her boss and blames the victim for gross ignorance of her boss, a common defensive mechanism of the narcissistic personality disorder.

  • 1/25/17

    1/25/17
    Patient admits that old habits are hard to break and expresses frustration at the difficulty in facing such situations.

  • 1/25/17

    1/25/17
    Racist delusions are deeply entrenched and and quite possibly beyond the reach of conventional therapeutic approaches in the unrepentant elitist mind of patient Donald T.

  • 5/19/13

    5/19/13
    The inevitable unexpected. 1/25/17 - Patient uses a dark sense of humor to cope with the unpredictability of life.

  • 1/26/17

    1/26/17
    Moral dilemma number 21. Patient Mike P again fails to notice that in rationalizing moral values he has in the literary sense “sold his soul to the devil.”

  • 1/26/17

    1/26/17
    Exxon Dept. 1. Patient Rex T’s dangerous sense of entitlement is undisguised.

  • 1/26/17

    1/26/17
    Patient experiences fairly typical feelings in dealing with a repetitive and generally negative work routine.

  • 1/27/17

    1/27/17
    Moral dilemma number 22. Once again patient Mike P conveniently fails to put two and two together using rationalizations of PR spinster to cover his own conscience.

  • 1/27/17

    1/27/17
    It’s important not to be overcome by self doubt, which is often misplaced, misguided and unwarranted.

  • 1/27/17

    1/27/17
    Patient Rex T’s arrogance is pathological and will likely require institutionalization.

  • 1/27/17

    1/27/17
    Making America oily again. Patient’s innocence, naiveté and desire to help are touching.

  • 1/28/17

    1/28/17
    Presidential abuse 1. Narcissists often use abuse as control mechanism as evidenced here by patient Donald T’s ideas of child rearing.

  • 1/28/17

    1/28/17
    Moral dilemma number 23. Patient Mike P again deliberately and willfully fails to put two and two together as a result of his own moral compromise.

  • 1/28/17

    1/28/17
    Spin lie 1. Patient reconsiders long held beliefs concerning the pros and cons of being unable to conceal falsehoods.

  • 1/28/17

    1/28/17
    Cat vs. Dog 1. Patient’s concern for offending me is endearing.

  • 1/29/17

    1/29/17
    Patient Rex T displays the serious, dangerous sociopathic tendencies that took him to the top of the corporate world and for which he was chosen to corporatize foreign policy.

  • 1/29/17

    1/29/17
    Everybody loses. Patient Paul R’s duplicitousness overrides his principles in pursuit of an abstract ideology devoid of humanitarianism.

  • 1/30/17

    1/30/17
    Patient Donald T’s racism is just one outcropping of his narcissism.

  • 1/30/17

    1/30/17
    Patient’s veiled threat suggests that rage against new administration runs deeper than strictly the human voting population.

  • 1/31/17

    1/31/17
    A number of patients from diverse backgrounds express increased anxiety after the recent election.

  • 2/1/17

    2/1/17
    Patient Donald T's demand that employee patient Steve B join for group session displays dangerously exaggerated need for complete control.

  • 2/1/17

    2/1/17
    Patient’s natural philosophical bent causes a preference for extracting from the details a positive interpretation of the big picture.

  • 2/2/17

    2/2/17
    Fuhrer 4. Patient Donald T’s malignant control impulse - typical of this sort of narcissistic personality disorder - is fully on display.

  • 2/2/17

    2/2/17
    Moral dilemma number 28. Patient Mike P’s logic is tied into knots by his need to reconcile unethical acts with the moral values he has now discarded in working with morally rudderless colleagues.

  • 2/2/17

    2/2/17
    Patient Rex T brazenly puts his narcissistic personality disorder and the amorality associated with it on display once again.

  • 2/3/17

    2/3/17
    Lobotomy 1. Patient Donald T’s HUD choice appears to be less a political choice than an unconscious metaphor for his plan for the country.

  • 2/3/17

    2/3/17
    America is great country 6. Patient Vladimir P's ruthless political instincts surface - delve into the nature of depravity.

  • 2/4/17

    2/4/17
    Narcissist & Sycophant 2. Easily manipulated narcissist Donald T demands adulation rather than truth from sycophantic manipulators like patient Steve B.

  • 2/4/17

    2/4/17
    Moral dilemma number 30. Patient Mike P continues to struggle with the disingenuous PR spinster who this time attempts to conceal the administration’s inherent anti-semitism.

  • 2/4/17

    2/4/17
    Everyone loses. In thrall to job description as well as the NRA patient Paul R loses sight of moral and ethical issues choosing certain death over preserving life.

  • 2/4/17

    2/4/17
    Mucking up the swamp 3. Patient copes with a traditional habitat corrupted by current the political administration.

  • 2/5/17

    2/5/17
    Lobotomy 2. Patient Donald T’s delusions intermingle creating deeper and deeper psych layers ever further removed from reality.

  • 2/6/17

    2/6/17
    Narcissist & Sycophant 3. Narcissist patient Donald T’s ego requires confirmation from sycophant patient Steve B that no one is better at anything in any way.

  • 2/6/17

    2/6/17
    Bottom line mindset that took patient Rex T to the top of the corporate world will always be at odds with the mindset required for successful public service.

  • 2/6/17

    2/6/17
    Fear & Loathing 1. Patient reports a fairly common reaction to trauma - the desire to withdraw and escape.

  • 2/7/17

    2/7/17
    Moral dilemma number 33. Patient Mike P’s willingness to overlook ethical issues is disturbing given his extreme self righteousness toward religious and political values that are not his own.

  • 2/7/17

    2/7/17
    Boys in the HUD 1. Finding comfort in the knowledge that he is not the only unqualified person to be placed into a position of great importance, patient Ben C is relaxed for the first time since starting therapy.

  • 2/7/17

    2/7/17
    Optimism at risk. Patient with an innately sunny disposition finds it difficult to reconcile those normal feelings with the negativity that has appeared throughout the government.

  • 2/8/17

    2/8/17
    It is always frightening when a patient’s simmering racism bursts forth as has often happened with famous birther patient Donald T.

  • 2/8/17

    2/8/17
    Perhaps due to her lengthy experience with lobbyists and political donations, patient Betsy D appears to be entirely oblivious to ethics and bribery statutes.

  • 2/8/17

    2/8/17
    Vetting the crooks 1. Patient Mitch M remains entirely obtuse to the offensiveness of pride he takes in the long racist tradition of the American south.

  • 2/8/17

    2/8/17
    Boys in the HUD 2. Patient Ben C appears to be showing early signs of dementia.

  • 2/9/17

    2/9/17
    Patient Kellyanne C sinks further into the abyss of an imaginary world the she herself created and that has now taken the place of objective reality in her own mind.

  • 2/9/17

    2/9/17
    Moral dilemma number 35. Patient Mike P’s limited intellect once again at sea up against his disingenuous PR spinster colleague.

  • 2/9/17

    2/9/17
    Patient Betsy D’s entitled arrogance leaves her oblivious to ethics and embezzlement statutes related to public office.

  • 2/9/17

    2/9/17
    Mucking up the swamp 4. Patient’s concern for the environment and the looming devastation of his habitat falls on deaf ears.

  • 2/9/17

    2/9/17
    Patient Rex T’s casual attitude toward co-mingling political corruption with private sector criminal activity is disturbing.

  • 2/10/17

    2/10/17
    Greasing Russian palms. Patient tracks into my office clear - so to speak - evidence of State Dept. double dealing.

  • 2/11/7

    2/11/7
    Patient Donald T’s pathological need for control is exhibited in unhealthy relationship with daughter patient Ivanka T.

  • 2/11/7

    2/11/7
    Moral dilemma number 37. Patient Mike P lacks the intellectual capacity and moral clarity to cope with his new job in corrupt government.

  • 2/11/17

    2/11/17
    Spinster quack 26. The ease with which patient Kellyanne C’s willingly discards ethics for her job is unnerving.

  • 2/12/17

    2/12/17
    Moral dilemma number 38. Patient Mike P lacks intellectual capacity and moral clarity to differentiate between public service and private enterprises undertaken but corrupt boss.

  • 2/13/17

    2/13/17
    Church state 1. Patient Betsy D remains oblivious to the most basic precepts of American democracy and the one in particular that is the foundation of the schools she now oversees.

  • 2/14/17

    2/14/17
    Patient Kellyanne C struggles to keep straight the many layers of lies, falsehoods and deceptions, each of which increases every time she is called upon to dissemble for the president.

  • 2/14/17

    2/14/17
    Justice for some 1. Unconscious knowledge of his own inadequacy has caused patient Jeff S to allow his identity to be completely absorbed into that of his boss.

  • 2/14/17

    2/14/17
    Church state 2. In spite of constitutional restrictions patient Betsy D remains intent on imposing her morality on susceptible children.

  • 2/15/17

    2/15/17
    Freudian slip 2. Patient Mitch M’s Freudian slip inadvertently reveals his attitude toward labor and his blue collar constituents.

  • 2/15/17

    2/15/17
    Patient Hillary C exhibits positive change in attitude by putting forth a purposeful plan to pursue.

  • 2/15/17

    2/15/17
    Mucking up the swamp 5. Patient confirms that the new administration’s declarations and policies directly threaten the planet’s ecosystems.

  • 2/15/17

    2/15/17
    Optimism in jeopardy. Patient instinctively reflects the current anxiety in these troubling times.

  • 2/16/17

    2/16/17
    Moral dilemma number 42. Patient Mike P recognizes the betrayal of his country but not a lie spoken to his face.

  • 2/16/17

    2/16/17
    Daddy’s little girl 1. Patient Donald T’s unhealthy relationship with daughter patient Ivanka T blinds him to her easy manipulation of him.

  • 2/18/17

    2/18/17
    Moral dilemma number 44. Patient Mike P’s ignorance and limited intelligence allow for his simple manipulation via false history.

  • 2/19/17

    2/19/17
    Fake news 1. Patient Donald T at times detaches from reality so entirely that he nevertheless finds himself as close to reality as he ever gets.

  • 2/19/17

    2/19/17
    Moral dilemma number 45. Patient Mike P allows his religious ideology to opens him to manipulation of fake religion fed to him by spin advisor.

  • 2/19/17

    2/19/17
    Spinster quack 28. Patient Kellyanne C employs an unanswerable riddle to defend her own unconscionable dishonesty and deceit.

  • 2/20/17

    2/20/17
    Everyone loses. Patient Paul R’s lack of empathy impacts policy decisions for millions.

  • 2/20/17

    2/20/17
    Patient Hillary C balances sense of justice with urge for revenge as she works her way through stages of political grief.

  • 2/20/17

    2/20/17
    Try anything once 1. Patient with masochistic tendencies unwittingly sheds light on supporters of current administration.

  • 2/20/17

    2/20/17
    Patient Rex T’s preoccupation with private interests manifests in anxieties over how profits are going to be directed with State Dept. business given low priority at best.

  • 2/21/17

    2/21/17
    Girl Scouts 3. Patient Donald T’s disturbing fixation on adolescent sexual fantasies diminishes ability to focus on important day to day responsibilities of the job he was elected to do.

  • 2/21/17

    2/21/17
    Moral dilemma number 47. Patient Mike P ponders odd qualifications for employment by Trump, wondering what he will do when confronted by the many unsavory characters in his boss’ orbit.

  • 2/21/17

    2/21/17
    Vetting the crooks 3. Patient Jeff S uses legal background to assist illegal behavior that works in his favor or in the favor of those who control him.

  • 2/22/17

    2/22/17
    Moral dilemma number 48. Blinded by political ambition, patient Mike P’s inability to think beyond self interest allows him to be easily led astray.

  • 2/22/17

    2/22/17
    Walls and bridges. Always good to see things from a healthy perspective as illustrated by a meek and mild patient with plenty to cause anxiety at every turn.

  • 2/22/17

    2/22/17
    etting the crooks 4. Patient Mitch M describes the inherently corrupt nature of political dealing as if it is as natural and inevitable as a law of physics.

  • 2/23/17

    2/23/17
    Kid carnage. Words have meaning. Patient has taken to heart the new president’s bleak vision of the state of the country.

  • 2/24/17

    2/24/17
    Fuhrer delusions 6. Patient Donald T appears to believe he can turn his own past statements into “fake” news but in the process exhibits the depth of his xenophobia.

  • 2/24/17

    2/24/17
    Biblical news. Patient empathizes with those easily fooled by un-parted and unceasing ocean of lies from current administration that is clearly operating without a moral compass.

  • 2/25/17

    2/25/17
    Moral dilemma number 51. Patient Mike P experiences vertigo even while sitting as he considers the circular nonsense from PR spin colleague that with whome he needs to avoid coming face to face himself.

  • 2/25/17

    2/25/17
    Life’s great ironies 1. Patient recognizes that sometimes the very thing that is good for you also has its own drawbacks.

  • 2/26/17

    2/26/17
    PR Pres 1. Patient’s view that public service is to be used for personal gain reflects obsession with self enrichment as well as need for constant adulation.

  • 2/26/17

    2/26/17
    Moral dilemma number 52. With limited intellect patient Mike P struggles to unravel the many intricate falsehoods and fabrications of PR spinster colleague.

  • 2/27/17

    2/27/17
    Spinster quack 30. Patient Kellyanne C spins spurious semantics like a seamless seamstress.

  • 2/27/17

    2/27/17
    Fake news nose. Patient’s fear that he is a weather vane for fake news unfortunately turns out to be true.

  • 2/27/17

    2/27/17
    School choice bus. Patient Betsy D remains unable to grasp the humanitarian concepts of public education and public service while clinging to her elitist, discriminatory ideology.

  • 2/27/17

    2/27/17
    ucking up the swamp 6. Patient cites evidence of environmental degradation due to new administration, reminiscent of a time when policy was based on science, facts and real evidence.

  • 2/28/17

    2/28/17
    School choice 1. Patient Betsy D confuses the elementary concept of malicious, racist, willful segregation with free choice.

  • 2/28/17

    2/28/17
    Made their bed. Unaware that his behavior stems from an unhealthy and abnormal psychology, patient applies tough love to others as well as to self.

  • 2/28/17

    2/28/17
    Moral dilemma number 54. Unable to place moral integrity above political ambition, patient Mike P succumbs to another fallacious non sequitur from PR spin advisor.

  • 3/1/17

    3/1/17
    Fake news 4. Patient Donald T reveals ever deeper layers of self delusion as he begins to read the reaction to his lies as confirmation of them.

  • 3/1/17

    3/1/17
    Election jitters 1. Patients who are naturally cautious are now unnaturally anxious and jittery.

  • 3/1/17

    3/1/17
    Moral dilemma number 55. Patient Mike P has sworn to uphold rights he doesn’t agree and uses dishonest illogic to justify imposing his own religious views on others.

  • 3/2/17

    3/2/17
    Moral dilemma number 56. Patient Mike P’s naive trust in his superiors is again put to the test. The question remains: when does real naiveté become feigned naiveté?

  • 3/2/17

    3/2/17
    Spinster quack 31. Patient Kellyanne C sinks deeper into her own labyrinth of lies, spurious semantics and self delusion as she attempts to discredit the very idea of objective truth.

  • 3/2/17

    3/2/17
    Justice for none 1. Patient Jeff S allows self interest to blind him to justice in spite of position in government as the primary defender of justice for all.

  • 3/3/17

    3/3/17
    Moral dilemma number 57. Patient Mike P acknowledges hypocrisy yet remains in thrall of high office in spite of moral conflicts and potential criminal charges.

  • 3/3/17

    3/3/17
    Folly 1. Patient expresses disappointment at altruistic but ineffectual efforts to expand small minds in an age of “narcissistic carnage.”

  • 3/4/17

    3/4/17
    Safe and secure 3. Patient Donald T’s complete disinterest in public service leaves Oval Office vacant and country in jeopardy.

  • 3/4/17

    3/4/17
    Smooth vs. crunchy. Patient doesn’t mince words about the differences between the new administration and the previous one.

  • 3/4/17

    3/4/17
    Moral dilemma number 58. Patient Mike P’s ignorance about social media helps spinster colleague lead him astray again.

  • 3/5/17

    3/5/17
    Narcissist & Sycophant 7. Sycophant patient Steve B easily contaminates mind of narcissist patient Donald T with false news.

  • 3/5/17

    3/5/17
    Lament #10. Patient Hillary C’s recovery is constantly disrupted by new mitigating circumstances that only serve to stir up emotions thought to be dealt with adequately.

  • 3/5/17

    3/5/17
    Boys in the HUD 4. Patient Ben C’s ignorance of government the position he has accepted leaves him susceptible to avoidable anxiety.

  • 3/6/17

    3/6/17
    Moronic 1. Patient Donald T’s narcissistic insecurity prevents awareness of complete ignorance of the responsibilities of office to which he has been elected.

  • 3/6/17

    3/6/17
    Moral dilemma number 59. Patient’s ignorance of geography and beauty pageants puts him at a disadvantage against the unscrupulous spinster upon whom he relies to rationalize moral conflicts.

  • 3/7/17

    3/7/17
    Narcissist & Sycophant 8. Patient Donald T’s absolute need for obsequious acquiescence leaves him open to manipulation by clever sycophant patient Steve B.

  • 3/7/17

    3/7/17
    Boys in the HUD 6. Patient Ben C’s ignorance of history, slavery and racism despite high level of education appears to be self delusory.

  • 3/8/17

    3/8/17
    Moral dilemma number 61. Patient Mike P is again easily disoriented by swirling illogic of duplicitous spinster colleague and conscience salve patient Kellyanne C.

  • 3/8/17

    3/8/17
    Mortality 1. Patient patient is a surprisingly good barometer of imminent and inevitable events.

  • 3/9/17

    3/9/17
    Fuhrer 7. Patient Donald T’s authoritarian impulses are on full display in his vaguely homo-erotic fantasy life.

  • 3/9/17

    3/9/17
    Smiling faces tell lies. Patient’s naturally sunny disposition threatened by new administration’s negative message and policies.

  • 3/9/17

    3/9/17
    Lobotomy 3. Patient Ben C’s odd relationship to reality may require a brand new category of mental illness.

  • 3/9/17

    3/9/17
    Everybody loses. Patient Paul R is discombobulated by the odd mix of religion and politics that justifies his lack of empathy for those less fortunate.

  • 3/10/17

    3/10/17
    Heavy lifting. Patient artfully exaggerates physical attributes to compensate for miniature stature.

  • 3/10/17

    3/10/17
    Moral dilemma number 63. Patient Mike P’s lack of knowledge about property values allows tricky spinster to befuddle him again.

  • 3/12/17

    3/12/17
    Environmental Pollution Agency 1. Patient sensitive to such matters discovers increasingly toxic environmental degradation throughout the new administration.

  • 3/13/17

    3/13/17
    Moral dilemma number 66. Patient Mike P struggles to keep straight the many fraudulent activities of his boss the president.

  • 3/13/17

    3/13/17
    Patient Paul R’s complete lack of empathy for his own constituents results in health care crisis that reaches well beyond his immediate circle.

  • 3/14/17

    3/14/17
    Rexit. Patient Donald T’s focus remains on personal enrichment at any cost rather than on the important duties of high elected office.

  • 3/15/17

    3/15/17
    Twit 45. Patient Donald T’s poor language skills is not in his own mind an impediment from doing things that require high language skills.

  • 3/15/17

    3/15/17
    Moral dilemma number 67. Patient Mike P is again easily bewildered by far more clever spinster colleague using the abrogation of his own moral convictions against him.

  • 3/15/17

    3/15/17
    Waiting for someone to blow. Patient commiserates with the VP over his unenviable position and untenable rationalizations of moral principles.

  • 3/16/17

    3/16/17
    Pray for us, Father. Patient Betsy D’s obtuseness toward the separation of church and state puts her at odds with conservative health care plans.

  • 3/17/17

    3/17/17
    Unenlightened 1. Patient Donald T is unable to conceal the complete contempt and disdain typically felt by the narcissistic personality toward those they feel are their inferiors, i.e, everyone.

  • 3/17/17

    3/17/17
    Moral dilemma number 68. Patient Mike P continues to be easily outwitted by the spurious semantics of a sly spinster.

  • 3/17/17

    3/17/17
    Everybody loses. Patient Mitch M is unable to relate political deals to the human suffering that results from a blind adherence to ideology.

  • 3/19/17

    3/19/17
    Patient with odd metaphysical disability naturally associates deceit with abnormal or unnatural length.

  • 3/20/17

    3/20/17
    Swamp expert patient feels the degradation of the environment by current administration very directly. As current administration denies the reality of global warming, it also denies the obviously negative impact it is having on the habitats and quality of life of all citizens.

  • 3/21/17

    3/21/17
    Patient Ben C continues to confuse new title with adolescent jargon in vain, foolhardy attempt to appear qualified for position; continues to be obsessed with need to be recognized at all costs even if as a laughing stock.

  • 3/21/17

    3/21/17
    Patient’s obsession with self-flagellation skews perception of administration’s inhuman policies. Explore possibility that patient was victim of childhood trauma resulting in deluded belief in extreme “tough love” rationalizations for behavior.

  • 3/22/17

    3/22/17
    Patient exhibits remarkable ability to transfer empathy to others in disparate but related circumstances even though there are few to do the same for her.

  • 3/23/17

    3/23/17
    Bad as Vlad 1. The narcissist Donald T’s insatiable craving for praise forces him to live in an unreal world of unending adulation especially relating to power and control, making life easy for manipulative sycophant Steve B.

  • 3/23/17

    3/23/17
    Moral dilemma number 70. Patient Mike P befuddled by clever use of parallelism to create obscure non sequitur by sly spinster.

  • 3/24/17

    3/24/17
    Patient Steve B’s delusions of grandeur feed off those of his boss creating a dangerous level of unrealistic self importance.

  • 3/224/17

    3/224/17
    Moral dilemma number 71. Patient Mike P again allows political ambition to override religious values by turning to sly spinster for faux rationalization.

  • 3/24/17

    3/24/17
    Patient Paul R blindly adheres to ideology without recognizing the human need the ideology is meant to address.

  • 3/24/17

    3/24/17
    Patient Kellyanne C continues to rely on the erroneous but popular belief perpetuated by conservatives ideologues that choice is inherently good even if all choices are bad.

  • 3/24/17

    3/24/17
    Patient Al F expresses concern about taking democratic institutions for granted in a world of brutal authoritarians who have global ambitions and no moral restrictions in achieving them.

  • 3/25/17

    3/25/17
    Patient Paul M reminisces about illegal dealings with ruthless dictator as if recalling family holidays perhaps as a way of relieving stress in the difficult legal situation he finds himself in.

  • 3/26/17

    3/26/17
    Patient Kellyanne P cleverly attempts to spin the fake alt right to her advantage by layering one intricate set of lies on top of another creating a maze of falsehoods impossible for most to escape intellectually.

  • 3/27/17

    3/27/17
    Patient Jeff S selfishly uses the resources of his position not for the benefit of the public but rather to protect his boss from imminent prosecution - and to keep his own job.

  • 3/28/17

    3/28/17
    The always reliable Rorschach test reveals that mockery in popular culture is weighing heavily on the subconscious of patient Sean S.

  • 3/29/17

    3/29/17
    Patient Paul M unabashedly longs for days of criminal activity and helping current president evade the law even as that same law closes in on him for more recent illegal dealings.

  • 3/31/17

    3/31/17
    Pyramid Schools. In attempting to apply the profit motive to public education for all children patient Betsy D illustrates the fallacy of driving policy by putting ideology ahead of humanitarianism and social justice.

  • 3/31/17

    3/31/17
    The immoral acts of the current administration surprise patient M, who is an expert on sin and abomination and has seen it all.

  • 4/1/17

    4/1/17
    Narcissistic egoism of patient Donald T causes him to define intelligence in terms of abusing the trust of others.

  • 4/1/7

    4/1/7
    Patient Sean S appears to have lost the ability see own behavior objectively in order to identify the absurdity that he is charged with disseminating.

  • 4/2/17

    4/2/17
    Feline instincts of patient intuit that something has in normal human behavior has significantly changed in recent years.

  • 4/3/17

    4/3/17
    At the behest of his boss, patient Jeff S is more than willing to discard his official duties in order to devote the resources of the Attorney General’s office to defending the criminal activity of his boss.

  • 4/4/17

    4/4/17
    Subconscious fantasies of patient Donald T reveal the preference of the narcissistic personalty for authoritarian regimes as well as a distaste for democratic institutions.

  • 4/5/17

    4/5/17
    Patient Donald T’s unhealthy need to please daughter patient Ivanka T makes manipulation of narcissistic father easy.

  • 4/6/17

    4/6/17
    Patient Jared K doesn’t seem to notice his striking lack of expertise and preparation for important diplomacy role or the difference between work and play.

  • 4/7/17

    4/7/17
    Unmasked 1. Patient appears to have inside info on people incidentally caught up in surveillance of unsavory characters.

  • 4/8/17

    4/8/17
    Patient Jared K exaggerated opinion of himself allows him to rationalizes his lack of qualifications and experience for his many government responsibilities.

  • 4/8/17

    4/8/17
    Patient with real world experience has advice and warning for inexperienced White House staff chosen for their proximity to the president rather than for their experience or qualifications.

  • 4/10/17

    4/10/17
    Moral dilemma number 76. Patient Mike P has integrated lying so fully into his political mindset that he no longer notices its insidious undermining of his own personal moral code.

  • 4/10/17

    4/10/17
    Patient Hillary C takes sarcastic exception to accepted wisdom that it wasn’t unscrupulous, dishonest collusion among many parties including the Russians that defeated her but rather her well-run campaign.

  • 4/10/17

    4/10/17
    Patient overlooks an oddity of nature and innocently tries to crack one of the age old and unanswerable philosophical paradoxes.

  • 4/10/17

    4/10/17
    Spinster quack 34. With evidence mounting and investigations pending and spinning ever more hysterically patient Kellyanne C argues the unbelievable unbelievably.

  • 4/11/17

    4/11/17
    Miscommunication by the deliberately inexperienced staff of uniformed president patient Donald T has serious consequences.

  • 4/11/7

    4/11/7
    Patient Al F explores methods for negating the unprecedented Republican abrogation of duty in denying a sitting president a Supreme Court nomination and its catastrophic consequences.

  • 4/11/7

    4/11/7
    Patient Paul M appears to reminisce about days of illegal, dangerous activity as if they are the “good old days” and disingenuously wonders how the world can be so small.

  • 4/12/17

    4/12/17
    Patient Betsy D unapologetically uses her position in government to apply a tried and true profit scheme to education.

  • 4/12/17

    4/12/17
    Moral dilemma number 77. Patient Mike P’s tenuous grasp of history and sociological concepts makes him easy prey for seasoned spinster.

  • 4/13/17

    4/13/17
    Even facing imminent downfall the narcissistic psyche accepts neither responsibility nor blame as patient Donald T illustrates.

  • 4/13/17

    4/13/17
    Patient Paul M appears to be rehearsing false testimony he’s likely to have give under oath to the authorities in connection with colluding with the Russians during the 2016 election.

  • 4/13/17

    4/13/17
    Unconscious anti-semitism surfaces involuntarily as patient Sean S demonstrates even as he consciously attempts to condemn it.

  • 4/14/17

    4/14/17
    Amid White House intrigue patient Steve B feels the need for what is traditionally a sort of underworld insurance policy in case some plausibly deniable event occurs.

  • 4/15/17

    4/15/17
    The narcissistic personality is more suited for showmanship than for public service as illustrated by patient Donald T’s incessant and unrelenting self promotion.

  • 4/15/17

    4/15/17
    Having learned or inherited a narcissistic disorder from her father patient Ivanka T sees even human suffering as nothing more than a lost opportunity for personal self enrichment.

  • 4/16/17

    4/16/17
    God complex 1. Playing along with an egotistical boss often requires the pretense that insanity is sane, the irrational is rational and the absurd is normal as illustrated by patient Kellyanne C

  • 4/17/17

    4/17/17
    Patient Jared K is curious but unable to interpret the strange behavior he has witnessed in his step-mother-in-law particularly when in close proximity to her husband.

  • 4/18/17

    4/18/17
    Patient Sean S tries to explain to me his irrational rationale for his job as spokesman for an authoritarian president - daily sessions recommended.

  • 4/19/17

    4/19/17
    Control oriented authoritarian personalities find comfort in each other’s success as a way of subduing unconscious anxieties around injustice, illegitimacy and impotence.

  • 4/19/17

    4/19/17
    Patient Betsy D’s lack of expertise in the field she has been appointed to oversee combined with a for-profit mindset contribute to her prioritizing finance over education.

  • 4/20/17

    4/20/17
    The only threat to the narcissist is one to his own ego; the wellbeing of others is never an issue as illustrated by patient Donald T.

  • 4/20/17

    4/20/17
    Patients Ivanka T and Jared K illustrate the dangers of mingling professional and marital relationships particularly when both have little experience in the former and are involved in further complications regarding the latter.

  • 4/20/17

    4/20/17
    NY underworld patient reflects on one of his high profile business associates and notes the well documented fact that the delusional egomania of the narcissist is evident in youth and even infancy.

  • 4/20/17

    4/20/17
    Overconfidence in the criminal mind as demonstrated by presidential colleague patient Paul M often leads to an unforeseen downfall.

  • 4/21/17

    4/21/17
    Patients Ivanka T and Kellyanne C illustrate how political agendas are corrupted by too much cash and too little ethical oversight.

  • 4/22/17

    4/22/17
    As we often do this patient expresses self doubt based on actions of others which contradict our self image.

  • 4/24/17

    4/24/17
    Patient Sean S is so immersed in his boss’ fake reality that he cannot recognize logical contradictions in his own “reasoning.”

  • 4/24/17

    4/24/17
    The combination of ignorance and religious zealotry render patient Betsy D’s goals for public education antithetical to the Constitution as well as to democracy.

  • 4/25/17

    4/25/17
    Patient Paul M ’s close knowledge of the underworld associates of the president from Russia to Jersey demands constant risk assessment of volatile financial embroilments.

  • 4/25/17

    4/25/17
    Patient with intimate knowledge of the passage of time suggests that even Father Time can grow impatient to bring intolerable situations to a relatively rapid end.

  • 4/27/17

    4/27/17
    Fixation on adolescent sexuality impedes patient Donald T’s ability to focus on pressing governmental issues requiring full attention.

  • 4/29/17

    4/29/17
    Moral dilemma number 79. Patient Mike P willingly slips further into the web of deceit that is required to justify the criminal activity of his boss’ campaign.

  • 4/29/17

    4/29/17
    Duplicitous patient Jeff S uses a pre-fab cover-all media excuse for lying in order to cover up the criminal activity of his boss during a compromised campaign.

  • 5/1/17

    5/1/17
    The children of controlling parents often learn to manipulate through fawning behavior as illustrated by patients Ivanka and Donald T.

  • 5/1/17

    5/1/17
    Patient Kellyanne C illustrates the degree to which unquestioning loyalty blinds one to the sinister nature of the demand for that very loyalty.

  • 5/1/17

    5/1/17
    Patient Jeff S’s musings suggest that he takes more pride in loyalty to his boss than in the public service legal work he has been appointed to do.

  • 5/1/17

    5/1/17
    The sycophant always tells the narcissist what he wants to hear regardless of truth as seen here in patients Steve B and Donald T.

  • 5/1/17

    5/1/17
    Autocratic patient Vladimir P understands that loyalty like any other virtue can be used against those who are not autocratic.

  • 5/4/17

    5/4/17
    Patient Mitch M’s Freudian slip reveals a great ambivalence about both his roll in the political process as well as the unpopular health care bill itself.

  • 5/5/17

    5/5/17
    Patient Moses with first hand experience with plagues sees parallels with health care that is currently raining down on an innocent and unsuspecting public.

  • 5/5/17

    5/5/17
    Patient Ben C with medical knowledge of preexisting conditions comforts those who expect to lose health care under Trumpcare.

  • 5/6/17

    5/6/17
    Patient sensitive to deception has to be careful whose words he utters during this time of unprecedented deceit given his odd metaphysical characteristic.

  • 12/19/16

    12/19/16
    Well versed in the fraudulent swindle patient Donald T gives some insight into the 2016 election strategy.

  • 5/8/17

    5/8/17
    Sunday Dream 2. Unconscious fears of patient Donald T haunt him as he is confronted with the one he has chosen out of a feeling of inferiority to make his own nemesis.

  • 5/8/17

    5/8/17
    Moral dilemma number 81. Nervous patient Mike P allows himself to be comforted by discomforting lies in order to shield himself from his own self betrayal.

  • 12/19/16

    12/19/16
    A con man’s blind trust. Patient Donald T shamelessly displays symbol and evidence of duplicity without fear that it will negatively impact his image. In fact, he displays irrational confidence that brazen lies will be admired.

  • 5/10/17

    5/10/17
    Long time business associate patient Paul M interprets presidential behavior in terms of criminal code of conduct that trumps laws and ethics.

  • 5/11/17

    5/11/17
    Patient Kellyanne C recognizes that working for an dictatorial means boss taking a bullet for him with no appreciation in return.

  • 5/12/17

    5/12/17
    Patient Paul M discusses criminal activity as casually as a psychologically healthy person discusses dinner or laundry

  • 5/12/17

    5/12/17
    True loyalty questions nothing and adheres strictly to the dictates of the proselytizer as illustrated by presidential disciple patient Sean S.

  • 12/20/16

    12/20/16
    Only in the delusional mind of patient Donald T does he achieve the desperately wanted fake star status of a self-made man.

  • 5/14/17

    5/14/17
    Patient Betsy D’s unconscious racism mixes badly with ignorance of American history and the arrogance of the billionaire elite.

  • 5/17/17

    5/17/17
    Brain surgeon patient Ben C describes what appears to be a medical first - a brain devoid of measurable intellectual activity.

  • 5/17/17

    5/17/17
    Mixing business with an unhealthy family relationship very often leads to problems with both as seen in patients Donald T and Ivanka T.

  • 5/17/17

    5/17/17
    Current president’s fake news mentor patient Vladimir P is straightforward in his reconstruction of the truth as despots often are.

  • 5/18/17

    5/18/17
    The self destructive acts of the narcissist are obvious to all but the narcissist himself as patient Barack O observes of his successor.

  • 5/19/17

    5/19/17
    The delusions of the imperial mindset of the narcissist persist even in the face of obliteration as illustrated by patient Donald T.

  • 5/19/17

    5/19/17
    Moral dilemma number 84. With the appointment of a special counsel it dawns on VP patient Mike P that he may have bitten off more than he can chew.

  • 5/20/17

    5/20/17
    The mixing of business and politics with the inevitable conundrums has never been better illustrated than by patient Ivanka T.

  • 5/23/17

    5/23/17
    Patient familiar with the long gone era of walled cities reminds us that trying to wall out the enemy has already been tried and has failed.

  • 12/21/16

    12/21/16
    Bribery, extortion and backstabbing are patient Donald T’s idea of deal making in politics as well as business

  • 5/25/17

    5/25/17
    Unfamiliar with and disinterested in laws outlawing discrimination patient Betsy D disingenuously pushes her privatization plan.

  • 5/27/17

    5/27/17
    Patient Sean S’s duties include distracting the audience from his boss’ ignorance, a tricky and deceptive PR maneuver that can easily backfire.