The Science of Psychotherapy July 2021

As COVID-19 vaccines roll out around the globe there is a feeling that something about the way we have lived has ended and a new way of life is beginning. How many times in history has this been true for the whole world: that a single event has irrevocably changed the...

The Science of Psychotherapy June 2021

This past year with COVID-19 has revealed how we are all equally vulnerable to this microscopic assailant. On the positive side, many have felt a sense of commonality and connection with people in countries previously given little thought. Ironically, separation has...

The Science of Psychotherapy May 2021

In various books, poems and songs, May is dubbed as The Merry Month of May. The musical, Camelot, takes it one Spring step further into the Lusty Month of May! I am always intrigued when a positive affirmation is created. What is the motivation? It might be that May...

The Science of Psychotherapy April 2021

The pleasure of curating this magazine never wanes. There is always fascinating material coming in from around the globe. In this vein, we continue our series of international Last Words with Flavio Cannistra from Italy. He begins with a famous quote which produces...

The Science of Psychotherapy March 2021

What is time? Physicists say it is the procession of events or experiences that produce an increase in complexity that makes sense to our conscious mind. Over time, we develop a “self” to whom those events and experiences happen and allows us to realize...

The Profound Nature of Fractals

Editor’s Note: It is always a thrill when one of our authors receives recognition for excellence. Terry Marks-Tarlow and colleagues, Harris l. Friedman, Yakov Shapiro, & Katthe P. Wolf, have had their book, Fractal Epistemology for a Scientific Psychology...

Love & Well-​Being

Love & Well-​Being with Trudy Goodman Kornfield and Jack Kornfield   The final Lifespan Learning Institute’s IPNB conference, usually held at UCLA campus, was held in Marina del Rey in April, 2019. The theme was Timeless Wisdom, Timely Action. I...

The Science of Psychotherapy February 2021

February is an interesting time of year. January is the launch of a New Year, which heralds a promise of something new, then February is the time to set sails and test the winds. There are still some trailing gusts from last year, which I am sure we all hope will...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

The Science of Psychotherapy June 2020

The Science of Psychotherapy June 2020 The Roman goddess, Juno, lends her name to the month of June. This gave me pause to consider what sort of ethereal blessing she might give to provide some comfort as we continue to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic. Juno was...

The Emergence of the Social Brain

The more we’ve come to understand how our brains work, the more we’ve realized that significant portions are dedicated to connecting us with others.   Go to the download (members free) The brain has long been the subject of human...

Dreams, Synchrony, and Synchronicity

This excerpt taken from A Fractal Epistemology for a Scientific Psychology – Bridging the Personal with the Transpersonal edited by Terry Marks-Tarlow, Yakov Shapiro, Katthe P. Wolf. Published by Cambridge Scholars. Reproduced with permission of the publisher....

The Science of Psychotherapy May 2020

In the month since writing my last editorial the world has experienced an almost unprecedented turmoil. The covid-19 virus has affected us all, as it infected millions. Sadly, many lives have been lost. It is hard to imagine this extent of loss of life. In my 66 years...

The Science of Psychotherapy April 2020

You could be forgiven for thinking there is nothing else to talk about at the moment other than the outbreak of COVID-19. It is important to be thoughtful and responsive to this international crisis, but it is also important to remember that we live in a complex...

The Science of Psychotherapy March 2020

The Science of Psychotherapy March 2020 Content CASE STUDYSecond Chances: Carl And Cecilia Revisited: A Case StudyRoger Keizerstein FEATUREFrom Shame State to Pro-Being Pride in a Single “Session”Ken Benau INTERVIEWWorking with Attachment & TraumaDr...