WHAT IS THE HISTORY OF EMMOTIONAL COMMON SENSE?

PRIVATE PSYCHOTHERAPY CLINIC -SENIOR ACCREDITED PSYCHOTHERAPIST-Dr.Fawzy Masaoud-LONDON, ENGLAND

Looking at the world around us reveals tens of millions of  people  whoare avoidably self-destructive, that is, they have life-styles that lead to suicide, jail, ruined marriage and other relationships, unnecessary failures in school and on the job, etc.

Some of the concepts evolved from personal experiences, when I became aware of some of my own self-destructive goals and values. Personal psychotherapy and experiences in performing psychotherapy for others also clarified my understanding.Important theoretical   concepts include: the Freudian unconscious and transference of  feelings; Adler’s ideas about style of life and fictitious goals; the effect  of early fantasies and experience with ourparents in forming image and self-concepts that subsequently affect us (Harry Stack Sullivan  and Melanie Klein); the concept of role playing developed by Jacob  Moreno.

Finally, leadership of many human relations workshops and larger goal directed participation-discussion groups have been useful in  helping to understand the problems that…

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