Understanding Infidelity

“Double Betrayal” Makes it WorseDr. William Bumberry With the central pillar of relationships  based on trust and connection, it’s not surprising that infidelity changes everything … in a flash.  While betrayals come in many shapes and sizes, the betrayal of infidelity may be the most painful of all.  The dual components of emotional, as well…

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Caring Versus Caretaking

By Vagdevi Meunier, Psy.D. A child is playing ball with her father in the backyard with great excitement and joy because she is the center of his attention and sees him enjoying their game.  Minutes later the child takes a wild swing and ball flies way outside the father’s reach and falls down in a…

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A Non-Medical View of Health

By Vagdevi Meunier, Psy.D. Health is not a negative.  Health is NOT the absence of disease.  To be healthy does not mean to survive or make it through life, with average daily living skills.   Health is not measured in symptoms, signs, or charts.  Health is not the functional measure of specific organs or body parts….

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Attachment Styles

By Vagdevi Meunier, Psy.D. “I just feel so abandoned by him”, she says.  A twitching muscle in her jaw is the only clue to the tension she carries in her body.  “Even our dog feels so abandoned that he leaves little pools of urine by the front door”. As Susie is saying this, Dirk sits…

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