Descartes and phenomenological psychology

NOTES ON DESCARTES AND PSYCHOLOGY: AN EXISTENTIAL PHENOMENOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE (with reference to some of the cases in Yalom’s Love’s Executioner) Roger Brooke, Ph.D., ABPP (2008–updated 2014) (Students: If you quote from this page, be sure to cite your references. Lifting from this page is plagiarism and is easily detected by your professors.) Existential phenomenological psychology […]

The soldier’s grief

Roger Brooke, Duquesne University [This is what I said at the Sunday morning service at Memorial Park Church in Allison Park, Pittsburgh during a service to welcome home returning warriors. The service was Christian, of course, but drew from the Soldiers Heart model and its archetypal understanding of the requirements for the warrior’s return. It […]

Memorial Day Thoughts

This appeared in the Duquesne Times, June 1, 2011. In our fast paced culture, speed wobbling towards an uncertain future, it is good to have at least a few days dedicated to memory. Religious and other public holidays are mostly celebrations, but this day is dedicated to the memory of those who fell fighting for […]

Psychology as a Human Science: notes for students

Roger Brooke, Ph.D., ABPP (2010) (Students: If you quote from this page, be sure to cite your references. Lifting from this page is plagiarism and is easily detected by your professors.) Psychology as a human science is an approach to psychology in which our assumptions and methods are consistent with our experience of ourselves as […]