Survey for 2021

Thank you everyone who participated in our recent survey to help us deliver better content to you for 2021. We received a lot of positive feedback about the quality of what we do – thank you for your kindness! We would like to let you know about some of the...

Brain Signature of Loneliness

Neural “signature” may reflect how we respond to feelings of social isolation This holiday season will be a lonely one for many people as social distancing due to COVID-19 continues, and it is important to understand how isolation affects our health. A new...

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...

Niall Geoghegan talks Coherence Therapy

Today we caught up with Dr Niall Geoghegan who is bringing the practical application of memory reconsolidation to therapists. Himself a Coherence Therapy practitioner, he is a wonderful educator in the pragmatics of transformative experiential therapies. Niall...

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...

Debbie Joffe Ellis talks about REBT

Wife of the late Albert Ellis, Debbie Joffe Ellis, talks to us today about Albert’s work, his legacy and some details about REBT. You can find more information about Debbie and REBT from her website where she also offers a free emotional self-care sheet, videos...

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...

Maria Shaflender on Food and Mental Health

Maria Shaflender is a clinical nutritionist and a functional medicine practitioner who works with a naturopath and clinical hypnotherapist at True Foods Nutrition in Sydney, Australia. We had a chance to chat with Maria about a number of topics revolving around...

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...

Love or Work

Today we talk to André and Jeff Shinabarger about their book Love or Work: Is it possible to change the world, stay in love, and have a healthy family? This couple live in Atlanta where André is busy working as a physician assistant, mom of 2, co-founder...

Rick Miller on Integrative Therapy with Gay Men

  Rick Miller is a clinical social worker in private practice in Boston and on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA. The curriculum Rick developed (hypnotherapy with gay men including customized scripts) is used at The Milton Erickson Institute of Mexico City, Mexico,...