Ask The Psychologist Issue #46: What is Tribalism and is it Good or Bad?

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Tribalism is  the human tendency to seek out and connect with like-minded people, who share common interests, beliefs or habits. According to Seth Godin, a tribe is a group of people who are connected to one another.  With a negative connotation and in a political context, tribalism can also mean discriminatory behavior or attitudes towards out-groups, […]

Ask The Psychologist Issue #45: What will work in getting the Homeless Off The Streets and the help they need ?

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When I moved to California in 1969, I worked extensively with the homeless at Mendocino State Hospital and also had an office in Santa Rosa California. Most of the people I saw were from San Francisco and were picked up by the police and transported to Mendocino State Hospital. Most patients that were taken to the hospital had a […]

Ask The Psychologist Issue #44: TNT Radio Live with Dr. Bart P Billings Asks the Question; Why are Veteran Suicides Increasing to Over 24 a Day

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Please click on the below to hear my 20 minute radio interview, that addresses veteran suicides that have been occurring over the past 2 decades.   Bart P. Billings,Ph.D.COL SCNG-SC, Military Medical Directorate (Ret.)Licensed Clinical Psychologist CA PSY 7656Licensed Marriage, Family Therapist CA LMFT 4888-Director/Founder International Military & Civilian Combat Stress Conference-Initial Enlisted Ranks and Retired as Medical Service Corps Officer with a total of 34 years in US Army-Recipient […]

Ask The Psychologist Issue #43: Should I Believe William J. Holstein’s Book,” The New Art Of War”, China’s Deep Strategy Inside The United States? 

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(Previous issues can be found at www.bartpbillings.com) In 2019, I was talking with a friend, who is a retired Two Star General in the Army. During the conversation, he told me I should read the “New Art of War” by William J. Holstein (Holstein is an expert on China, living there as a journalist and […]

Ask The Psychologist Issue #42: The Psychology of Public Speaking

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Since the response regarding the below article was very supportive (which I sent to a limited number of Church going people), I thought I would make this article an ASK THE PSYCHOLOGIST EDITORIAL. Here are some of the feedback comments: —- “AMEN” —- “The shortcoming is very sad. There was a priest here in …………  that […]

Ask The Psychologist Issue #41: How does the “Boiling Frog Syndrome” apply to what people are being told about Covid Vaccines

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(A related editorial can be found  at www.bartpbillings.com under Ask  The Psychologist heading called, —- ASK THE PSYCHOLOGIST ISSUE 14 –  Gaslighting , Sep 7, 2020)   Over the past year, I have had the opportunity to talk to medical staff at three different hospitals,Imaging Centers, etc… Not that I intentionally wanted to be there, but had no […]

Ask The Psychologist Issue #40: Scotopic Sensitivity (Irlen Syndrome), The Fixable Invisible Impairment Athletes and People In General Experience

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In the early 1980s, I was seeing many young people that were referred to me with a diagnosis of specific learning disabilities (SLD). Many of these individuals were on psychiatric medication for what the schools identified as necessary to help them with they’re learning disability. Such black box warning psychiatric medications as Ritalin, etc., were […]

Ask The Psychologist Issue #39: Meeting Higher Level Psychological Needs Through Dancing, Actively or Passively

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Years ago, I was talking with my daughter Tiffany, who was a college professor teaching performing arts, when we discussed the passion she and her students had for dance. Students would sacrifice much just to dance. Physical pain is part of every dancers life, but does not deter their passion to dance. Financial rewards (Most […]

Ask The Psychologist Issue #38: IS IT TRUE Vaccines Are Causing Miscarriages, Cancer and Neurological Disorders Among Military, DOD Data Show

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COVID Vaccine Mandate for Pilots Violates Federal Law, Puts Passengers at Risk, Citizen Group Warns COVID-19 vaccine mandates for pilots violate federal regulations and place pilots and passengers at risk, according to a letter from the California-based Advocates for Citizens’ Rights. The group cited multiple cases of pilots being injured or dying after the vaccine. […]

Ask The Psychologist Issue #37: You Choose Who To Believe: The book by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr who is the son of former Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and more related material

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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr is the son of former Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and as you would assume, is a life long Democrat like the current President. His book is contrary to current Democratic policy. So his book is not politically biased by his political affiliation, but an attempt to get at the truth. […]

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