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The Science of Psychotherapy July 2021

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

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

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 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...

Michael Hoyt and Flavio Cannistrà talk single sessions

Michael Hoyt and Flavio Cannistrà talk single sessions

Richard Hill catches up with long time friend Michael Hoyt in the USA and Flavio Cannistrà in Italy to talk about single session therapy. You can find more about single session therapy here https://www.singlesessiontherapies.com/ And the English version of Single...

The Gut-Brain Axis Documentary

The Gut-Brain Axis Documentary

The Gut-Brain Axis The Science of Us - Episode 1We are very excited to announce the first episode in The Science of Us documentary series - The Gut-Brain Axis. This documentary series is free for our Standard Subscribers and can be simply viewed for your pleasure or...

Temple Grandin talks about navigating autism

Temple Grandin talks about navigating autism

We talk to Dr. Temple Grandin (famous as a spokesperson for people with autism and her lifelong work with animal behavior) and Dr. Debra Moore (a psychologist with extensive experience in autism) who is the co-author of the book with Dr. Grandin Navigating Autism: 9...

The Science of Psychotherapy October 2021

The Science of Psychotherapy October 2021

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” (A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens) is one of the greatest opening lines in literature. Another equally engaging opening is from Under Milk Wood, by Dylan Thomas, “To begin at the beginning” (most effective...

Dr Stephen Porges talks about polyvagal safety

Dr Stephen Porges talks about polyvagal safety

Today we have the pleasure of talking to Dr Stephen Porges about his new book Polyvagal Safety: Attachment, Communication, Self-Regulation. You can check out the new book here https://wwnorton.com/books/9781324016274 And find out more about Dr Stephen Porges here...

Susan Aposhyan talks Heart Open Body Awake

Susan Aposhyan talks Heart Open Body Awake

Today we talk to Susan Aposhyan about her new book Heart Open, Body Awake: The Four Steps of Embodied Spirituality. In this book she introduces us to embodied spiritual practices and the importance of combining the psychological, spiritual and physical in therapy. You...

Dr Steven Taylor talks about the psychology of pandemics

Dr Steven Taylor talks about the psychology of pandemics

Today we get to talk to Steven Taylor, Ph.D., who is a Professor and Clinical Psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Dr. Taylor’s work focuses on anxiety disorders and related clinical conditions, and...

Francis Lee Stevens talks affective neuroscience in psychotherapy

Francis Lee Stevens talks affective neuroscience in psychotherapy

Today we talk to Dr Francis Lee Stevens who's latest book, Affective Neuroscience in Psychotherapy, offers an alternative model of psychotherapy, using the patient’s emotions as the focal point of treatment. This unique text approaches emotions as the primary source...

The Science of Psychotherapy September 2021

The Science of Psychotherapy September 2021

Can we stay connected during these periods of covid-19 isolation? Carol spent this morning taking very special care of me. It began when a bagful of cumquats was left at her doorstep by a friend. She decided to make me some of her signature marmalade. I don’t know the...

Dr Chanté DeLoach talks about telehealth

Dr Chanté DeLoach talks about telehealth

; We had the good fortune today to talk to Dr Chanté DeLoach, or "Dr. D" as she is affectionately known, who is a licensed clinical psychologist and author of the new book "How We Practice Therapy Now". For more about Dr DeLoach you can visit her website...