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October 23, 2014

Transference: Perception is in the eye of the beholder and we need to talk about it.

The client-therapist relationship is a very unique kind of relationship. The client bears their worries and their concerns – private details about their lives typically (or […]
October 22, 2014

Office Updates and Improvements!

October 14, 2014

Study: Anger or anxiety-arousing articles shared more

So you know when something goes viral on the internet. Of course you do – you’ll see it once, you’ll see it twice, you’ll see it […]
October 12, 2014

Welcome New Additions to the Team!

Join me in welcoming some of our newest members of the John G. Kuna, Psy.D. & Associates team! Some of our newest team members are listed below. More […]
October 5, 2014

How does therapy work?

That’s a good question. Most of us go to the doctor or the dentist starting from a very young age, so we grow up with something […]
October 2, 2014

Examining the Evidence for Evidence-Based Practices

It’s a mantra in grad-school that one’s theoretical orientation and the services they provide in their therapies should center on “evidence-based practices.” With the demand for […]
September 24, 2014

On the psychology of Learning Gender Roles

So, all psychologists have their “thing,” an area or a particular topic in the field that they find really, really fascinating. Gender is my “thing.” Sex […]
September 15, 2014

Over the teeth and through the gums: Prenatal environment and Evolutionary taste preferences

The other day, I heard a story about someone who absolutely loves hot sauce – she can basically chug it. Apparently, she’s been a hot sauce […]
September 9, 2014

How Behavior Shapes the Brain

When we talk about human nature, we often say that we’re “hardwired” to be a certain way, that we’re “programmed” to behave in a particular manner. […]
September 2, 2014

Rage on the Road: The Psychology of Aggressive Driving

In the United States, the average commute to work is about 25 minutes. About 8% of the population has a commute 60 minutes or longer, and […]
August 26, 2014

I Spy with My Culturally Shaped Eye

At some point in your life, perhaps at the eye doctor or during a check-up by the school nurse, you have probably been asked to look […]
August 18, 2014

Social Dominance Theory: In-Groups, Prejudice and Equality

Prejudice and discrimination are hot topics in social psychology, the branch of psychology that explores how factors in our social environment impact the way we think […]