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News & Articles 

Turning the Spotlight on Brainspotting

Chris Lyford, Pscyhotherapy Networker, Magazine Issue January/February 2024

Twenty years ago, a clinician made a startling discovery, took a hard look at the landscape of trauma treatment, and made a bold, unapologetic statement: he’d found a better way. Compared to the methods he’d spent years using, this one would be easier for clinicians to master and less difficult for clients to stomach—and the results would stick.

The year was 2003. Somatic Experiencing had been around for 26 years, and EMDR for 16. Many therapists believed trauma treatment had reached its apex. So why would any clinician in their right mind—even a talented one—risk their hard-earned reputation promoting something nobody had ever heard of?


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New Neuroscience Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy

Eric Barker, May 19, 2017

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.

Actually, don’t trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy.

UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create an upward spiral of happiness in your life. Here’s what you and I can learn from the people who really have answers:


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Is Psychotherapy Really Worth It?

HuffPost, October 27, 2014

7 Questions People Who See a Shrink Are Tired of Hearing.

My best friend and I are constantly playing phone tag. But there’s one person who promises to have my undivided attention once a week, no matter what: Dr. R, my therapist. For the past 2.5 years, we have spent 55 minutes every Tuesday evening together, and for that, I’m grateful. My adventures in therapy began…


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