The book of Job is a virtual manual of psychology, describing in detail the process of psychoanalysis. Job suffers from a psychological anxiety, an existential
It is taught in Kabbalah and Hassidism that in addition to the common understanding of the Torah he shares with all Jews, every individual Jew
The first and most basic instruction expressed in the verse in Proverbs (12:25): If there be anxiety in a man’s heart let him quash it,
In general, we may safely say that most psychological disorders stem from anxiety. On the simplest level, the tension and pressure that accompanies worrying about
Secular psychology is by definition predicated on knowledge attainable and verifiable through scientific experimentation. G-d, of course, transcends this narrow framework. Thus, secular psychology does
In ancient Delphi, the words “Know Yourself” were inscribed on the shrine of the oracle of Apollo. Ever since then, Western secular culture has considered
In today’s modern world, people are increasingly turning to psychologists and psychological self-help books in search of ways to deal with their worries and anxieties.
We have made mention several times of the necessity for the individual seeking therapy to feel enveloped by G-d’s mercy. The secret to obtaining this