The Social Brain

Richard explores the nature of the social brain and The Polyvagal Theory by Stephen Porges. Learn more as a member of The Science of Psychotherapy! Get access to hundreds of articles, videos, and a community of mental health professionals to help you understand the...

Dr Pamela Seraphine talks drumming and trauma therapy

Dr. Pamela Seraphine is the developer of Neuro-Rhythmic Trauma Therapy (NRTT), a specialized neurobiologically informed somatic approach for recovery from PTSD and Complex Trauma. We had a chance to find out about her philosophy of drumming for trauma therapy and...

The Science of Psychotherapy September 2022

Go To The Issue I think I am joined by many around the world who will be very happy for the season to change. In Australia we are having another cold snap as we inch toward Spring and friends in Europe and America are very keen for rain in many regions and others just...

Catching up with Joseph LeDoux

Richard Hill catches up with Joseph LeDoux Learn more as a member of The Science of Psychotherapy! Get access to hundreds of articles, videos, and a community of mental health professionals to help you understand the art and the science of psychotherapy. Become a...

Loretta Breuning talks about habits of a happy brain

Dr Loretta Graziano Breuning talks to us about retraining your brain to boost your serotonin, dopamine, oxytocin, and endorphins from her new book Habits of a Happy Brain. You can find out more about Dr Breuning, her work, and her book at the Inner Mammal Institute....

Matt and Richard talk about Schizophrenia

Our new documentary episode on Schizophrenia is now out and we’d love for you to check it out. For members https://www.thescienceofpsychotherapy.net/courses/schizophrenia For non-members https://www.thescienceofpsychotherapy.net/courses/schizophrenia-10day...

Victor Yalom talks about psychotherapy

We catch up with Victor Yalom and have a casual chat about psychotherapy. Victor is the creator of https://www.psychotherapy.net/ which offers training and education for psychotherapists. Learn more as a member of The Science of Psychotherapy! Get access to hundreds...

Dr John Arden on energizing your mind!

Dr John Arden, in this beautifully succinct presentation talks about the basics of mental health, states of mind, and how to stay energized!   John Arden has a webinar course: “Therapeutic Applications of Neuroscience, Psychoneuroimmunology, and...

Matt and Richard talk about the divided brain

The different ways of being in the world according to the left and right hemispheres is an important understanding for the field of mental health. Matt and Richard introduce some of the characteristics of the left and right hemispheres that you won’t hear from...

The Science of Psychotherapy August 2022

We made a big fuss in July on our 100th Issue and we should keep the hoopla going for our 101st! My thanks go to all those people who take the time and effort to write for us. Many articles just arrive in my inbox without my asking. Feel free to become one of our...

Your Brain’s Not Broken with Tamara Rosier

We talk to Dr. Tamara Rosier who has been a college administrator, professor, leadership consultant and high school teacher. As an ADHD coach, she works with her clients to identify their ADHD thinking traps and create lasting change in their lives. She also...

Richard and Matt on Groundless Ground Podcast

We were very pleased to talk to Lisa Dale Miller, on her podcast Groundless Ground. EPISODE SUMMARY Richard Hill and Matthew Dahlitz discuss their comprehensive, modern psychotherapy textbook that covers basic neuroscience, body-brain systems, genetic processes and...

The Science of Psychotherapy July 2022

100 issues! How about that! Taking on the role of editor has been one of the greatest good fortunes of my career. It is a task but not a chore. I look forward to the next 100. My gratitude for this good fortune and for all the benefits that the Science of...

Jay Noricks talks about parts and memory therapy

We catch up with Jay Noricks to talk about his book Parts and Memory Therapy: The Clinical Guide and his approach to therapy. Find out more at https://partsandmemorytherapy.com/ Learn more as a member of The Science of Psychotherapy! Get access to hundreds of...

Michael Alcée talks about therapeutic improvisation

Michael Alcée, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Tarrytown, NY and Mental Health Educator at Manhattan School of Music. He specializes in the psychology of artists and everyday creativity and the professional development of therapists....

Julie Lythcott-Haims talks about being an adult

We talk to Julie Lythcott-Haims, who believes in humans and is deeply interested in what gets in our way. Her work encompasses writing, speaking, teaching, mentoring, and activism. She is the New York Times bestselling author of How to Raise an Adult which gave rise...