Mitra Rashidian and Robert Jaffe on addiction

Today we focus on a conversation we had with Mitra Rashidian and Robert Jaffe – regular members of our Mastermind sessions at The Science of Psychotherapy. We pick up some of the conversation we had with them around addiction. To learn more about Mitra you can...

Fabio Sinibaldi on 7 elements for optimal outcomes

We are back in Italy this week to talk to Fabio Sinibaldi, one of our regular contributors and an expert in mind-body therapy. Fabio and colleagues have done a remarkable job of finding both biological and psychological markers of change as they experiment with...

The Science of Psychotherapy September 2020

  Spring/Fall is upon us. I expect we would like a number of things to change, but it seems that the pandemic of Covid-19 is one that will not – yet. But we continue to exist through these existential and social crises despite the conditions in which we...

Steven Hoskinson on Complex Systems

Steven Hoskinson is the Founder, CEO and CCO (Chief Compassion Officer) of Organic Intelligence®  (OI) and the nonprofit Organic Intelligence Outreach Institute. OI’s Human Empowerment And Resiliency Training (HEARTraining®) is an international...

Cortex Brain Technologies

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Ruth Lanius on Trauma Therapy

Healing the traumatized self with professor of psychiatry Dr Ruth Lanius Today we talk to Ruth Lanius, MD, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry who is the director of the posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) research unit at the University of Western Ontario. She’s also...

The Science of Psychotherapy August 2020

   What can we do when we are at a loss… a loss of constancy, a loss of unity, a loss of reliability… perhaps we are not even sure of what is lost? In these times of confusion and disruption, where can we find comfort and resolution? As I...

Richard Hill on genetics

Genetics, the basic building blocks of who we are. But does the psychotherapist need to know anything about this complex topic? Richards been digging into the books and studies about genetics and there’s a lot to gain by having a basic understanding of how...

Psychotherapy in Pain Management

Psychotherapy in Pain Management: New Viewpoints and Treatment Targets Based On A Brain Theory by Robert Moss A note from Richard Hill. Robert Moss has produced a paper for the AIMS Neuroscience Journal that is so thorough and rich with neuroscience literature, that I...

Sebern Fisher on neurofeedback

In the work of Sebern Fisher, neurofeedback has been revolutionary in resolving complex trauma for many of her clients. She’s also written a brilliant book on the subject called Neurofeedback in the treatment of developmental trauma: Calming the fear-driven...

The Science of Psychotherapy July 2020

In amongst all the big issues that are raging in the world today there continues to be the research and exploration that has been the basis of content for The Science of Psychotherapy magazine. In this issue we address issues big and small, personal and general,...

Jeffrey & Amy Olrick on The 6 Needs of Every Child

This week we talk to Jeffrey and Amy Olrick, an absolutely delightful couple, who know a thing or two about bringing up children from the perspective of developmental psychology and as parents. Jeffrey Olrick, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist who specializes in...

Emma Katz on coercive control in domestic violence

Dr Emma Katz researches the impacts of domestic violence & abuse on children and mother-child relationships. Her work explores coercive control, agency, resistance, recovery and mother-child supportiveness in domestic abuse contexts. Today we talk with her about...

Alix Sugarman on ART

Today we talk with licensed creative arts therapist Alix Sugarman who has used art in a creative healing program for military service personnel, military sexual trauma survivors, and family members. She now uses those same techniques in the framework of Accelerated...