Alice Miller: The Link Between Childhood Trauma and Later Violent Behaviour

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World renowned expert in child psychology, Alice Miller, drew strong attention to the fact that emotional and psychological abuse could have just as dramatically adverse effect on a person’s life as other forms of abuse. She was also of the view that most individuals’ mental health conditions were as a result of being treated abusively …

Child-Parent Relationship Too Close For Comfort? Emotional Incest Explained

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What Is Meant By Emotional Incest? Emotional incest, also sometimes referred to as covert incest or psychic incest occurs when a parent expects/forces the child to take on the emotional role of an adult/spouse. Although it does NOT involve sexual intimacy between the child and the parent, it does involve intense emotional intimacy which would …