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The Science of Psychotherapy December 2021

The Science of Psychotherapy December 2021

December heralds year’s end and it almost always has some bitter and some sweet reflections. We’ve had another year of restrictions and expansions. For some it has been like Dr Doolittle’s Pushmi-Pullyu, whereas for others it has been a time of release and expansion...

Sam Visnic talks integration and interdisciplinary therapy

Sam Visnic talks integration and interdisciplinary therapy

Sam Visnic, CMT, is the founder of Release Muscle Therapy in California and a Certified Massage Therapist, Specialty Neuromuscular and Clinical Massage therapist, and Certified Corrective Exercise Therapist. Today we talk to Sam about integrating physical and talk...

Jennifer Sweeton talks brain parts and therapy

Jennifer Sweeton talks brain parts and therapy

Today we talk with clinical and forensic psychologist Dr Jennifer Sweeton. Originally trained as a neuroscientist, Dr. Sweeton is a best-selling author in clinical psychology, and internationally-recognized expert on trauma and the neuroscience of mental health. We...

The Science of Psychotherapy November 2021

The Science of Psychotherapy November 2021

In the ebb and flow of life, I find myself writing this editorial from a hospital bed. Not Covid-19, which is something we need to say first nowadays. Essentially, it is an unsurprising surgical procedure for a man of 67 years of age. These impactful events are...

Jon Lieff talks cellular communication

Jon Lieff talks cellular communication

Today we talk to Dr Jon Lieff, MD, who is a neuropsychiatrist with a BA in Mathematics from Yale University and an MD from Harvard Medical School. He pioneered the creation of integrated treatment units that focus on complex patients with combined medical,...

Avigail Lev talks interpersonal problems

Avigail Lev talks interpersonal problems

Dr. Avigail Lev (Abby) is a licensed clinical psychologist in California and a certified mediator. She utilizes evidence-based practices, including cognitive behavioral therapy and acceptance-based treatments, to treat both couples and individuals struggling with...

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...

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...

Erin Bulluss talks about Autism

Erin Bulluss talks about Autism

Dr Erin Bulluss, PhD., talks to us about her practice as a clinical psychologist and an autistic who works with autistic clients. You can find out more about Dr Bulluss at her website https://www.samsonandbulluss.com/ She also mentioned to us her writings on the...

Alena Pribyl talks microbiome

Alena Pribyl talks microbiome

As part of a documentary series we are producing we talked to Dr Alena Pribyl from Microba in Brisbane, Australia, about the gut microbiome and specifically what this has to do with mental health. She was so interesting we just had to get her on the show for all to...

The Science of Psychotherapy August 2021

The Science of Psychotherapy August 2021

I recently saw a post at space.com, titled “How many atoms are in the observable universe?” The author, Harry Baker, presented a compelling case which takes into account the 13.8-billion-year age of the universe, the 300 million years before light existed, and how the...

Book Giveaway – How We Practice Therapy Now

Book Giveaway – How We Practice Therapy Now

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Andrew Thomas talks about the Rainbow Map

Andrew Thomas talks about the Rainbow Map

Andrew Thomas (MBACP in the UK) has developed a tool he calls the Rainbow Map that is being used by therapists in many modalities for trauma and anxiety. Richard Hill meets Andrew and talks about the development and use of this rather useful therapeutic tool. To find...