Author Archives: Dr. Brilliant Cliché

About Dr. Brilliant Cliché

Dr. Brilliant Cliché and the Granny Dr. are a fictional web presence and advice blog. Together we offer a joint perspective that is deep but not academic, entertaining but not fluff, and educated yet street smart. By joining the internet community we hope to share thoughts and stimulate insightful conversation around pressing issues that affect us all. Looking forward to hearing your thoughts. (This is not a site for therapy nor does it intend to replace medical or other professional care. ) You can leave comments here or email The Dr. at dr.brilliantcliche@yahoo.com and don’t forget to like us on facebook. Our facebook page is Dr. Brilliant Cliche

THE MEANING IN THE HOLIDAYS

This is our Blog post for the Holidays for Motif, I re-post here as at my work the meaning of the holidays is often an apt discussion.   Dear C and Dr. B; It’s the holidays and at our house, … Continue reading

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where I have been of Lately

The last few months I have been guest writing at Motif, Providence’s on line Journal. I joined up with the former Granny Dr. and have been helping on her New blog there. off and on from July 2018 thru current  … Continue reading

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Everybody’s doing it!

Human behavior is largely determined by the perceived social norm. If at college one feels everyone drinks and does pot one will most likely drink and do pot. In fact, the highest risk for teenage drug and alcohol abuse right … Continue reading

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Dr.  Should I smoke pot? All my friends say I should!

A client came in complaining of sever anxiety. All her friends said why don’t you just smoke pot. They all said it helps them. She asked me should I? I said let’s look at your anxiety in context to the … Continue reading

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Why did the boy torcher a cute AI toy?

On NPR (Radio Lab) last night there was a show on Blog bots (AI – artificial intelligent)  computers that can talk with people and that for the most part you can no longer tell you are talking to a computer. … Continue reading

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marijuana to heroin

The legalization of marijuana is going to increase not decrease heroin use.  The marijuana advocacy groups advertise that legalization and dissemination of marijuana will replace heroin use. They claim studies show this but what they aren’t taking into account is … Continue reading

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Bully to Friend in the End

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; I have known my mechanic for many years now and we’ve had some good talks. He’s always reminded me of someone from my past and it was quite a surprise when I realized recently who it … Continue reading

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He wears his heart and mind on Face book:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché,  I have a busy life and am a busy person but I love to write thus keep a blog and also post often on Face Book both about my life and inner thoughts. What erks me … Continue reading

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Mirror Mirror in my head:

A string of 40 to 55 year old women all complained of the same issue. They were upset over their bodies and what the felt they looked like. Their in their head comparison ideal were women of media,  magazines, and movies.  … Continue reading

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You are my Everything:

The movie “The Phantom Thread” starts with a woman being interviewed; “What did you give of yourself?”  She answers “I gave him every part of me” I.e. She sacrificed herself to redeem him as we find out.  This story depicts … Continue reading

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