Star Trek Caregiving – Data!

On a show where the captain has a surprise teenaged love child, where the counselor is impregnated without consent by an unsubstantial lifeform, and where the first officer gains a fantasy son via the psychic ‘inception’ of a lonely orphan, Data’s path to fatherhood is startlingly intentional. Data’s decision to have a child is so…

The Journey Begins

Hello and welcome to Therapist’s Log: Supplemental. In this blog, I use my experience as a mental health counselor and science fiction lover to examine sci-fi through a mental health lens. For the next eleven weeks, I’ll be posting weekly about the Caregivers of Star Trek. One of the most fascinating things about Star Trek…