A Warm Bath for the Brain: Understanding oxytocin's role in therapeutic change
How to get through to clients caught in fight-flight-freeze mode.
We're Not as Evolved as We Think
The human brain is an anachronistic menagerie that confronts the psychotherapist with the challenge of treating a human, a horse, and a crocodile, all attempting to inhabit the same body and often struggling for dominance simultaneously.
Can the Brains of the Dead Give Hope to the Living?
A project studying the brains of people who committed suicide raises basic questions about how much brain chemicals control our lives and what control is left is to us.
Applying the Wisdom of Neuroscience in Your Practice
Finding the neural key to transformation
Findings about memory consolidation in the brain have opened up the possibility that transformational therapeutic change is more feasible than we previously believed.
Night Visions: Dreams can free us from the constricting world of rationality
While most neuroscience seem to have concluded that the function of dreams may be little more than a neural detergent, some still believe they offer clues to hidden riches of the mind.
The Art of Self-justification - We're all at the mercy of cognitive dissonance
Far from being a relic of Psych 101, the theory of cognitive dissonance may have more relevance in understanding today's world than ever.
The Motherhood Marathon: Acknowledging the challenge of modern childrearing
Too many therapists underestimate the psychological trials of motherhood.
Like a Ghost - Using EMDR to Revive a Traumatized Vet’s Marriage
EMDR helps a young Irag War vet and his wife emerge from the nightmare of his war experience.
Controversy over gender differences and the brain
A new book asserting that men and women have fundamentally different brains has stirred more than its fair share of controversy.
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