because when we understand each other better, we can love each other better.
and that, I believe, is what we are here on earth to do.

THINKPRINT: know your mind
Welcome!  I am a neuropsychologist with many years experience working with children, teens and adults, helping them overcome problems with learning, attention, behavior, relationships, mood, motivation, and memory.  Please contact me if you have any questions or comments.

Mood States and Emotion

May 20, 2018

The Affective system works at two levels – the active processing of our experience – the emotional charge, in the moment, and the background of emotional tone through which we experience things – the mood state. The Affective system puts a positive or negative charge on incoming information and outgoing responses. This charge motivates attention Continue Reading

Moving Beyond Anger

May 15, 2018

It is a very radical and ancient idea. We can learn to live free from anger. Well, without believing in it and getting caught by it. We will feel it from time to time, but we can loosen its grip and minimize its damage, to ourselves and to those we love. Anger is a hot Continue Reading

Explaining & Understanding

December 14, 2017

I learned something very important yesterday. It was a paradigm shift of tectonic proportions. I am still marveling… I was explaining something to a friend. I probably spend more time than most people explaining things, and I tend to think of myself as pretty good at it. But I failed completely. I was explaining a Continue Reading