Omar Reda talks about The Wounded Healer

Omar Reda, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist, a Harvard-trained trauma expert, an author, and a family advocate. We talk to him about his recent book The Wounded Healer: The Pain and Joy of Caregiving. You can find Dr Reda’s book here...

The Science of Psychotherapy May 2022

May has special meaning for me. It is the month of Mother’s Day and my mother’s birthday. These days were a week apart and so my Mum suggested we choose which day to celebrate. She figured she was the centre of attention whatever we chose. She was a wise...

Catching up with Stan Tatkin

Stan Tatkin has a great process for couples therapy, which you can find out about at https://www.thepactinstitute.com/ – and we catch up with him to find out what’s been going on for him and the PACT Institute. Learn more as a member of The Science of...

Catching up with Lou Cozolino

It’s always great to catch up with Lou Cozolino and in this meeting we talk about some of the topics he will be addressing in an upcoming conference in Melbourne Australia, as well as the science of psychotherapy in general. Learn more as a member of The Science...

Jurie Rossouw talks about Resilience

We catch up with resilience expert Jurie Rossouw who talks with us about his work and what it means to be resilient. You can find out more about his work here https://home.hellodriven.com/   Learn more as a member of The Science of Psychotherapy! Get access to...

Thomas Verny talks about the embodied mind

We talk to Dr Thomas Verny about the embodied mind. His most recent book, The Embodied Mind: Understanding the Mysteries of Cellular Memory, Consciousness, and Our Bodies, explores very early memory and the mind and sets out to redefine our concept of the mind and...

The Science of Psychotherapy April 2022

In 1859, Charles Dickens wrote – It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness...

The Science of Psychotherapy March 2022

This issue is special for many reasons. It celebrates the release of our new book, some 2 years in the making, but the main message from Matt and myself is that our book stands on the shoulders of many before us. Without all the wonderful people that have provided...

Dr Stuart Shanker talks self-regulation

Dr Stuart Shanker is the author of the Self-Reg trilogy: Calm, Alert and Learning: Classroom Strategies for Self-Regulation; Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child (and You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage with Life; Reframed: Self-Reg for a Just Society. You...

Stefan Neszpor talks about the cerebellum

We talk to Dr Stefan Neszpor, a consultant psychiatrist and psychotherapist consulting for Island Health – Vancouver Island Health Authority. He has been fascinated by the cerebellum for many years and it’s that topic that we tackle today with him.

The Science of Psychotherapy February 2022

My friend John looks out his living room window, past the antlers of the large elk munching on the sweet tips of the long grass and hopes it will snow soon. The snow is beautiful, it glistens on the mountaintops and provides a playground for skiers. But the snow is...