Watchmen and Generational Trauma

November 14, 2019

Watchmen: Episode Two – "Martial Feats of Comanche Horsemanship" By Chris Gearing and Dr. Sylvia Gearing Welcome back, Mr. Phillips / Ms. Crookshanks! A quick word of warning that the following article contains spoilers for the entire second episode of...

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Understanding The World of Watchmen Through Complex Trauma

October 31, 2019

Watchmen: Episode One – “It’s Summer and We’re Running Out of Ice” By Chris Gearing and Dr. Sylvia Gearing Pull down your mirrored faces and fire up your Tulsa PD Owlship because it’s time to talk about psychology and Watchmen!...

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How Trauma Created Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker

October 18, 2019

By Chris Gearing and Dr. Sylvia Gearing Put on a happy face, dear readers. This is your final warning for spoilers for the entire movie of “Joker.” We also discuss some rather dark and upsetting subject material, so please be...

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“Ad Astra” and Early Life Trauma

September 23, 2019

"Ad Astra," Early Life Trauma, and the Sins of the Father by Dr. Sylvia Gearing and Chris Gearing Hello fellow astronauts! The following article contains pretty much every spoiler possible for the new film “Ad Astra,” so please be warned...

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From “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” To “I’m Still Standing”

August 8, 2019

From “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” To “I’m Still Standing” Understanding Traumatic Invalidation In “Rocketman’s” Elton John By Chris Gearing and Dr. Sylvia Gearing Hey there, Honky Cat. Two quick notes before you read the following article. First, spoilers for the...

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Why Daenerys Targaryen Became A Tyrant

May 27, 2019

Why Daenerys Targaryen Became A Tyrant By Chris Gearing and Dr. Sylvia Gearing Hail and well met, dear reader. The following contains spoilers for all of Game of Thrones including “The Iron Throne” (the series finale, season 8 episode 6)....

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A Song of Daenerys Targaryen and Dragon Fire

May 13, 2019

A Song of Daenerys Targaryen and Dragon Fire Understanding Complex Trauma and Why The Dragon Queen’s Story Ends In Ashes By Chris Gearing and Dr. Sylvia Gearing Hello, dear reader. First, a quick note – the following blog will contain...

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