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Mental Health

Author to Reader: John Bradshaw on his latest book, Reclaiming Virtue

Note: this article was originally published in the Cutting Edge Spring/Summer 2009 Newsletter. John Bradshaw’s latest book, Reclaiming Virtue: How We Can Develop the Moral Intelligence to Do the Right Thing at the Right Time for the Right Reason, released April 28, 2009. Reclaiming Virtue is a very ambitious book. Read More

Primacy of the Affect System: A Support for The Meadows’ Model

By John Bradshaw, MA Almost a half-century ago, research psychologist Sylvan Tompkins (referred to by some as ‘the American Einstein’) wrote: “I see affect or feeling as the primary innate biological motivating mechanism, more urgent than drive, deprivation, and pleasure and more urgent than physical pain. Without its amplification, nothing… Read More