Merciful Love Can Help Relieve the Emotional Suffering of Extreme States

Hi All,

Here’s my article for the Journal of Humanistic Psychology Special Edition on Extreme States. In it, I draw on my personal experience of extreme states over 50 years ago, and also of attempting, as a caregiver, to compassionately be present with people in extreme states for almost 40 years.

Best wishes,

Michael

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Mad in America: Emotional Pain and the Possibility of Finding Hope

Hi All,

Here’s my new essay about the value and necessity of finding hope when we feel trapped in unrelenting emotional pain – and how receiving the compassion of others can kindle that hope.

Best wishes,

Michael