Science & Research

Exploring the evidence behind what we do
Article March 5, 2020

Depathologizing ADHD

A VAST Difference

Rather than a curse, Ned Hallowell believes an ADHD diagnosis can be a blessing. Read more

Article March 5, 2020

Exposing the Hoax

The Inside Story of the Rosenhan Study

In her new book, author Susannah Cahalan exposes the fabrications of one of psychology’s most famous studies. Read more

Article February 20, 2020

The Medication Question

Do We Still Need Therapy?

Americans have a history of valuing quick-fix solutions to difficult problems. But the simplistic psychopharmacological approach to depressive disorders... Read more

Video November 13, 2019

VIDEO: The Building Blocks of Healthy Relationships

Stephen Porges Explains What Connection Actually Looks Like

Stephen Porges, originator of the Polyvagal Theory, transformed the way we understand the underlying mechanisms of traumatic response and how safety, caring... Read more

Article October 28, 2019

Research or Reality?

The Flawed Science of Psychotherapy

As academic researchers continue the push for manualized, protocol-driven therapy, a psychodynamic therapist pushes back. Read more

Article October 28, 2019

The Myth of the Gendered Brain

What the Latest Science Tells Us

A new book debunks some fundamental myths about gender. Read more

Video May 29, 2019

VIDEO: Building Inner Strength with Brain Science

Cultivating Positivity and Virtue in Yourself and Your Clients

As a practicing therapist today, it’s easy to succumb to the allure of brain science, says neuropsychologist and author Rick Hanson. Mirror... Read more

Video May 15, 2019

VIDEO: Helping Clients Envision Personal Transformation

...While Still Validating Their Pain

How do you help clients access resourceful states when they’re feeling hopeless and helpless? In this short video, trauma specialist Courtney Armstrong... Read more

Article May 6, 2019


The Latest Wonder Drug?

Even as ketamine’s popularity continues to rise for depression treatment, it’s still fighting an uphill battle for clinical acceptance. Read more

Article May 6, 2019

Consciousness and Connection

Highlights from Symposium

It’s hard to think of anyone who's had more influence on our field than neuropsychiatrist Dan Siegel. His far-ranging keynote proposed that the integration... Read more

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