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Michael Yapko talks about Process-Orientated Hypnosis

Michael Yapko talks about Process-Orientated Hypnosis

Michael D. Yapko, PhD, is a clinical psychologist residing in southern California. The author of fifteen books, including Mindfulness and Hypnosis, which won the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (SCEH) Arthur Shapiro Award for Best Book on Hypnosis, and...


The Science of Psychotherapy April 2021

The pleasure of curating this magazine never wanes. There is always fascinating material coming in from around the globe. In this vein, we continue our series of international Last Words with Flavio Cannistra from Italy. He begins with a famous quote which produces...

The Science of Psychotherapy March 2021

What is time? Physicists say it is the procession of events or experiences that produce an increase in complexity that makes sense to our conscious mind. Over time, we develop a “self” to whom those events and experiences happen and allows us to realize that there are...

The Profound Nature of Fractals

Editor’s Note: It is always a thrill when one of our authors receives recognition for excellence. Terry Marks-Tarlow and colleagues, Harris l. Friedman, Yakov Shapiro, & Katthe P. Wolf, have had their book, Fractal Epistemology for a Scientific Psychology...

The undervaluing and professional capture of psychotherapy in Australia

Last Word by Richard Lakeman Psychology belongs to everyone, but what about psychotherapy? A discussion of the undervaluing and professional capture of psychotherapy in Australia. [excerpt] IntroductionAustralia has made a huge investment in mental health through...

Love & Well-​Being

Love & Well-​Being with Trudy Goodman Kornfield and Jack Kornfield   The final Lifespan Learning Institute’s IPNB conference, usually held at UCLA campus, was held in Marina del Rey in April, 2019. The theme was Timeless Wisdom, Timely Action. I have been...

The Science of Psychotherapy February 2021

February is an interesting time of year. January is the launch of a New Year, which heralds a promise of something new, then February is the time to set sails and test the winds. There are still some trailing gusts from last year, which I am sure we all hope will...

The Science of Psychotherapy January 2021

Along with most people in the world, I have been very aware of covid-19 and how this virus is affecting the world. I am also aware of political issues that have been plaguing many countries resulting in what almost seems the inevitable violence. We are a strange...

The Science of Psychotherapy December 2020

It seems surprising to be writing the last editorial for the year. I sometimes joke in January that “It’s nearly Christmas” only to find, in what seems like the blink of an eye, that it nearly is. I think it is reasonable to say that 2020 has been a particularly...

The Science of Psychotherapy November 2020

  Turbulent times continue all around the globe for many reasons. Covid-19 is still a major factor, as was largely expected. That the virus is still raging in a number of countries yet under control in others is just one of the disparities we see in the world...

The Science of Psychotherapy October 2020

It seems extraordinary that we are still under siege of the Covid-19 virus and the wide-ranging effects we are experiencing in world economies, political processes and mental health. There is nothing small about this microscopic enemy. Like many of you, I take pause...


Altering Traumatic Memories

Texas A&M researchers have found that they can indirectly retrieve and weaken fear memories. The discovery has therapeutic implications for treating trauma. Scientists could be a step closer to finding a way to reduce the impact of traumatic memories, according to...

Gut Microbiome Plays Role in Autism

A new study has demonstrated that autism spectrum disorder is related to changes in the gut microbiome. The findings are published in mSystems, an open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology. “Longitudinally, we were able to see that within an...



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