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Michael Yapko and the Mindset App

Michael Yapko and the Mindset App

Michael Yapko, legendary outcome-focused clinical psychologist and hypnosis expert, has teamed up with a couple of young Australian entrepreneurs, Chris and Alex Naoumidis, to create a very useful phone app for therapists and their clients. We find out all about it in...

Dementia is not necessarily kept at bay by an aspirin a day

Dementia is not necessarily kept at bay by an aspirin a day

Taking a low-dose aspirin once a day does not reduce the risk of thinking and memory problems caused by mild cognitive impairment or probable Alzheimer’s disease, nor does it slow the rate of cognitive decline, according to a large study published in the online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

What do we lose first, brain or muscles?

What do we lose first, brain or muscles?

UNIGE researchers have shown that the decline in cognitive abilities after 50 years of age results in a decline in physical activity, and that – contrary to what has been suggested by the literature to date – the inverse relationship is much weaker.

Coronavirus Books for Children

Coronavirus Books for Children

Chloe Drulis and Mary Gianatasio are child development specialists who wrote two books to help children understand and cope with the effects of the coronavirus on their lives. The books are as follows: 1. What is the Coronavirus? reframes the international crisis from...

Stroke: The Second Time That The System Fails

Stroke: The Second Time That The System Fails

After a stroke, there is an increased risk of suffering a second one. If areas in the left hemisphere were affected during the first attack, language is often impaired. In order to maintain this capability, the brain usually briefly drives up the counterparts on the right side. But what happens after a second attack? Medical researchers have now found an answer by using virtual lesions.

The Science of Psychotherapy April 2020

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

‘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

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.

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

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...

Liz Mullinar on healing for life

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...