Undergoing the Situation: Emotional Dwelling Is More Than Empathic Understanding

The person with understanding does not know and judge as one who stands apart and unaffected; but rather, as one united by a specific bond with the other, he thinks with the other and undergoes the situation with him. (Gadamer, 1975, p. 288) Traditional notions of therapeutic empathy have been pervaded by the Cartesian doctrine […]

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The Deepest Bond: Our First Love

There is no more important bond in one’s life in shaping future relationships than that of a baby’s relationship to his or her mother. But as mothers will often say, “Nobody gave me the manual.” This is why I’d like to introduce you to the work of Dr. Beatrice Beebe. Have you ever attended a […]

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Baby Care

  Carrie Tyia Grange Isaacson, a first year candidate at ICP, talks to San Diego Fox News about colicky babies.  Grange Isaacson is interested in the impact  colic can have on families long after the crying stops.  In this interview she underscores the importance of caregiver self care and discusses some new research linking colic […]

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Welcome to the ICP Blog

Welcome to the ICP Blog We have a talented group of people here at ICP with many types of expertise and a variety of points of view… here are some interesting musings and pieces of advice from them.  Some have been posted on various blogs and/or newspapers, and some have just been created for you!

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