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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...

‘Feeling obligated’ can impact relationships during social distancing

In a time where many are practicing “social distancing” from the outside world, people are relying on their immediate social circles more than usual. Does a sense of obligation – from checking on parents to running an errand for an elderly neighbor – benefit or harm a relationship? A Michigan State University study found the sweet spot between keeping people together and dooming a relationship.

Better Results with Dr Scott Miller

Today we talk to Scott D. Miller, Ph.D. about his upcoming book Better Results using Deliberate Practice to Improve Therapeutic Effectiveness. Scott is the founder of the International Center for Clinical Excellence an international consortium of clinicians,...

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 also true that...

Telehealth during the COVID-19 Pandemic

As Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to enter our communities, we all face a new and unique challenge: Our ability to connect face-to-face may be drastically impacted in the coming days and weeks. We also know that Coronavirus is bringing new and unique challenges to...

Liz Mullinar on healing for life

Liz Mullinar has authored three books “Breaking The Silence”, “The Liz Mullinar Story” and most recently, “Heal For Life” a guidebook detailing her knowledge from over 20 years of supporting survivors of childhood trauma to heal. She was awarded an order of Australia...

Anxiety and COVID-19

  COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is dominating the headlines and there is a lot of anxiety about the outbreak. Matt and Richard have a discussion about the anxiety surrounding the virus, some things to do, and some perspectives to take.   Please leave a review!...

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 David Van Nuys...

John Randolph and The Brain Health Book

Today we talk with clinical neuropsychologist John Randolph about his latest book The Brain Health Book: Using the power of neuroscience to improve your life, and some of his own clinical experiences in helping people to better brain health. The Brain Health Book:...

Francesca Marguerite Maximé on trauma and therapy

We talk to trauma-informed mindfulness meditation teacher, couples & life coach, and wellbeing guide in New York - Francesca Maximé. Francesca Marguerite Maximé is a Haitian-Dominican Italian-American Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP), IMTA-accredited...

Dr. Paul J. Leslie and The Art of Creating a Magical Session

Our guest today is psychotherapist and author Dr Paul Leslie who has written a number of books on the topic of therapy and healing, the latest of which is all about the art of creating a magical session. Sounds like fun! So Richard and Matt head down to Aiken in South...

Thedy Veliz and Rita Princi-Hubbard on the sensitive child

Thedy Veliz created The Parent-Child Neuropsychotherapy Protocol™ that provides a framework to address the complex challenges of working with the entire family when a child is exhibiting emotional and behavioral difficulties by encouraging parents to focus on the...

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 Veliz's...

The Science of Psychotherapy February 2020

 Free Download For Members: Purchase PDF Only: There is so much going on around the world these days, from bushfires in Australia, to political unrest, and the dangerous appearance of a new virus. Getting these issues under control is an enormous struggle for...

Dr Daniel Siegel talks about the power of showing up

We catch up with Dr Dan Siegel to talk about his latest book The Power of Showing Up: How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become and How Their Brains Get Wired that he has co-authored with Tina Payne Bryson. In this book Siegel and Bryson condense some...

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 caught my fancy. As...

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. [avatar...