What Neuroscience is Teaching Us About Connecting With Our Kids
Our growing understanding of attachment and the processes that shape the parenting brain are opening new possibilities for helping stressed-out parents who are turned off to their own children.
A New Vision of Integrative Mental Health
An alternative to the old talking cure is expanding the knowledge base of psychotherapy as we recognize the role that exercise, nutrition, spirituality, mind-body approaches, and lifestyle can play in enhancing our clinical effectiveness.
The Case for Attachment Theory
Fifty years of research has confirmed that the emotional quality of our earliest attachment relationships is central to our well-being as adults.
Breaking Free: A Mind-Body Approach to Retraining the Brain
Putting the power of neuroplasticity to work in the consulting room.
Gender and the Brain: Louann Brizendine's Work Stirs New Controversy
Neuropsychiatrist Louann Brizendine has stirred up plenty of controversy by arguing that men and women have very different brains.
The 5 TRM Self-Stabilization Skills
Men's animal instincts don't fit the modern world
Let's face it: love means something quite different to men and women. A look at other species of social mammals offers some remarkable insights into the biological underpinnings of this difference.
Welcome to the new era of brain-based therapy
In the 1970s, the rise of Prozac, the DSM-III, and "evidence-based" therapies brought the appearance of coherence and order to mental health professions under the hegemony of medicine. Now multiple discoveries in neuroscience and other fields are challenging this "pax media" and ushering in a new era in the practice of psychotherapy.
The talking cure goes beyond words
As we learn more about the brain, it becomes apparent that therapists need to pay at least as much attention to the body and nervous system (both their own and their clients') as to the words, emotions, and meaning-making processes of the mind.
Translating cutting-edge neuroscience into practice
For the firs time, we're beginning to understand how to directly delete emotional meanings attributed to disturbing past events.
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