About Kevin Kappler
I am quick on assessment and diagnosis. I have worked psychiatric emergency, state hospital and prison systems as well as having a private pratice where I caw children, adolescents and adults. I had an ADD clinic for many years. I use a psychodynamic approach. I have run groups for over 24 years, and have worked with a wide variety of people, from children to the criminally insane. I work with all types of diagnoses and am familar with psychiatric medications. I have had a year of psychoanalysis and five years of therapy with a follower of Carl Jung.
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The origins of Thanksgiving have nothing to do with a bunch of Indians and pilgrims sitting down for a bountiful feast of turkey. In reality although the settlers with pale faces had been bothering the Indians in addition to giving them many new diseases they had never had were starving by this t...
| Posted on November 02, 2012
Is being old is simply a matter of understanding integrity and dealing with despair?
We have Erik Erikson to thank for the phrase identity crisis. Yet the fact that he could achieve such greatness without any formal education is an attribute to the ability of someone who can ...
| Posted on October 31, 2012
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Here are some ways you can deal with your sons violent tendencies. The most powerful motivator is your ability to use descriptive praise. In the example you have given me of your son balling up his fist as if to hit you the fact that he didn't is something that you can praise as you describe his ...
| Posted on October 25, 2012