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...

Who is this absent(ee)

An absentee is someone who is no longer here, who no longer exists, someone who is not present… in the present. We all miss someone who is absent (a curious expression, “is absent”, i.e., someone who has taken the place of absence, they exist...

Now we understand vision better because of mapped neural circuits found in the eye

The function of a special group of nerve cells which are found in the eye and which sense visual movement have been discovered by researchers from Aarhus University. A completely new understanding of how conscious sensory impressions occur in the brain has been acquired through the study. The development of targeted and specific forms of treatment in the future for diseases which impact the nervous system and its sensory apparatus, such as dementia and schizophrenia, needs this kind of insight.

Coronavirus Books for Children

Chloe Drulis and Mary Gianatasio are child development specialists who wrote two books to help children understand and cope with the effects of the coronavirus on their lives. The books are as follows: 1. What is the Coronavirus? reframes the international crisis...

Like Clockwork.

It is no secret that the United States has a drug overdose epidemic. More than 700,000 people have died by overdose in the U.S. since 1999. Much of this problem can be attributed to the rising use of opioids, the diversion of opioids for medical and non-medical pain conditions, and the adulteration of opioids with other potent psychoactive drugs such as fentanyl. This problem continues.

Auto-Immune & Adverse Childhood Experiences

Primary and auto-immune diseases are a great and ongoing epidemic in our Western societies. We often don’t see these illnesses  because the symptoms aren’t always obvious and those affected have learned extraordinary ways to cope and keep going. It is...

The Parent-Child Neuropsychotherapy Protocol

The Parent-Child Neuropsychotherapy Protocol™ Enroll For Free Thedy Veliz talks about his protocol for parents and children – A neuroscience based approach to better mental well-being for children and families. Free articles and video podcasts around Thedy...

What is Freedom?

As often happens via social media, a stimulating quote by Buddhist teacher Ken McLeod found its way into my email box. “What is freedom? It is the moment-by-moment experience of not being run by one’s own reactive mechanisms.” This idea immediately...

The Foundational Work of John Bowlby

Barely a month ago, I turned 70 years old, and on this first day of a new year and new decade, I want to reflect on milestones of my clinical and academic professional life. So much has happened during my life time; so much has profound impacts on my life now. Dr...