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I am a marriage and family therapist and clinical social worker who follows a systems perspective in my work. I see individual and family problems as an integral part of a complex socio-political whole. My purpose now is for speaking out from the wisdom of my professional experience in hopes of making an intervention into the dysfunction of the larger system.
Bridging the Gap: Individual/American Exceptionalism vs Social Responsibility
The article is a personal essay reflecting upon the review of Andrew J. Bacevich's "Limits to Power: The End of American Exceptionalism". It develops a complex systems approach to resolving the dilemma of individual freedom vs social responsibility at both the national political level and the personal individual level.