The Science of Inside Out

I'm done with writing books, after finishing Easy Ego State Interventions last week, and going to the movies. Here's my favorite movie this week: Inside Out is a Pixar's delightful film about the inside of 11-year-old Riley's brain. Riley has just been dragged from her beloved Minnesota, house, school, and hockey team by her dad's job change.

By |2015-07-05T18:15:12-07:00July 5th, 2015|0 Comments

Francine Shapiro in the New York Times on EMDR Research

Three years ago, while I was at the at the Olympus Women's Spa celebrating the publication of EMDR Solutions II, a woman in the same jacuzzi interrupted my conversation to attack me about my obvious misperceptions about EMDR. "Everybody knows it doesn't work . . . it's woo-woo-bullshit . . . and it's just exposure

By |2012-03-02T20:10:52-08:00March 2nd, 2012|1 Comment

Spirituality and Neuroscience

There was a great series on National Public Radio this week about the neuroscience of spirituality. I'm going to post links to all 5 days. You can read about it and then play the pieces if you want. They're by Barbara Bradley Haggerty and each is 7 to 9 minutes. 1. Is there a God

By |2009-05-22T20:54:16-07:00May 22nd, 2009|2 Comments

Reading Group: The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy by Cozolino

The next book in the reading group will be The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy, by Louis Cozolino (W.W. Norton, 2003). It's easier to read than you might think, and written by a psychologist, not a medical person, who struggled through the medical/scientific texts in order to bring we clinicians the good news. According to Cozolino, we

By |2007-10-23T18:19:41-07:00October 23rd, 2007|0 Comments