Rachel Zoffness talks Pain Management

Dr. Rachel Zoffness is a pain & health psychologist, medical consultant, author, speaker, and expert on nonpharmacological approaches to pain management. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the UCSF School of Medicine, where she...

Dr Moshe Perl talks neurofeedback

Dr. Moshe Perl is a world-class expert in neurofeedback and QEEG/EEG analysis, areas in which he has almost two-decades of experience teaching and mentoring practitioners in Australia and internationally. He has successfully treated well over a thousand patients and...

Dr Jessica Stone talks about virtual therapy tools

Jessica Stone, Ph.D., RPT-S, is a licensed psychologist working in a private practice setting in Colorado. She has been a practitioner, professor, presenter, mentor, and author for 30 years. Dr. Stone’s interest in therapeutic digital tools, specifically using...

Geoff Walters and Universal Owl

Geoff Walters is a man with a mission. He is creating an education platform called Universal Owl to identify the universal skills that every young person needs to succeed, and then teach those skill at scale. His hope is to be able to create a new type of education...

Aldrich Chan talks reassembling models of reality

We were fortunate to catch up with neuropsychologist Dr Aldrich Chan who has recently released his new book Reassembling Models of Reality: Theory and Clinical Practice (published by W. W. Norton & Co). In this book, and in our conversation, Dr Chan examines our...

Michael Yapko talks about Process-Orientated Hypnosis

Michael D. Yapko, PhD, is a clinical psychologist residing in southern California. The author of fifteen books, including Mindfulness and Hypnosis, which won the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (SCEH) Arthur Shapiro Award for Best Book on Hypnosis,...

Lou Cozolino talks about educating psychotherapists

Today we talk with Dr Louis Cozolino about educating psychotherapists and a couple of books freshly released from his publisher W W Norton & Co.  Dr Cozolino is a regular contributor and good friend of The Science of Psychotherapy and it was great to catch up...

Pat Ogden talks Sensorimotor Psychotherapy

Today we talk to Dr Pat Ogden, whom many of you in the trauma field will be familiar with. She’s been on the leading edge of somatic trauma therapy for years and her Sensorimotor Psychotherapy® has been a wonderful addition to the trauma therapists...

Sharie Coombs talks about kids, language and COVID

Today we talk to Dr Sharie Coombs who is an educator, psychotherapist and author of many books for children with a psychoeducation mission. She is based in England and has a private practice as well as consulting therapists and authors. It was great to catch up with...

The Science of Us: Addiction & Attachment

This is our first of a series called “The Science of Us” where we explore some of the most interesting topics in the mental health arena. Today we look at the relationship between addiction and attachment – an emerging paradigm that is changing the...

Peter Mabbutt talks hypnosis

Today we go to England to talk to the President of the British Society of Clinical Hypnosis and his work teaching at the London School of Clinical Communication and Hypnosis. You can find out more about the London School of Clinical Communication and Hypnosis here...

Welcome to 2021

Richard and Matt have been busy writing their book but are now back and ready to take on 2021. If you are interested in all of the material we have available on our academy site, check out thescienceofpsychotherapy.net The papers mentioned by Richard: Ventura-Junca,...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Mitra Rashidian and Robert Jaffe on addiction

Today we focus on a conversation we had with Mitra Rashidian and Robert Jaffe – regular members of our Mastermind sessions at The Science of Psychotherapy. We pick up some of the conversation we had with them around addiction. To learn more about Mitra you can...