Our patients, friends or family members may sometimes lie to themselves about their destructive or dangerous behaviors. For instance, while drinking heavily, they might say “I don’t have a drinkingContinue Reading: Calling “Bullshit!” A loving response to Terminal Uniqueness
If you or a loved one are suffering from anxiety, depression, or PTSD, my heart goes out to you. These illnesses represent some of the most intense forms of anguish any human being can experience. I also have some excellent news to share. For 25 years my colleagues and I have been assembling a suite of integrative approaches that target the very roots of such suffering. We're now regularly seeing complete recoveries from these disorders - often in much less time than we once thought such healing would take.
Forthcoming January, 2021 My Tropic of Cancer: Living & Dying With a Dread Disease
My Tropic of Cancer: Living & Dying With a Dread Disease tells the story of cancer’s passage through three generations of the Mintie family. The book traces the appearance, remission and reappearance of the disease in the family genome. It also lays out the environmental, social and political milieus of its arising. In Tropic, the author shares his family’s psychological and spiritual responses to cancer, inviting the reader along on this deeply personal, inter-generational awakening to both the perils and possibilities that travel with this extraordinary disease. Tropic tells, finally, an exuberantly hopeful story that will encourage any family touched by cancer to find its own authentic, life-affirming and human response.
Ever wonder why we’re mean to each other? Or why we would choose to be loving and kind? Over the last decade research on mice – which share much of our neurobiology – has shed light on these questions. Observing Mickey and Minnie, it turns out, is another way of observing ourselves. In this post learn more about what mice are teaching us about aggression, empathy, altruism and even equanimity. Continue Reading: Of Mice & Men & Women
Have you heard of Therapy Intensives? My colleagues and I think they represent one of the most exciting therapy formats offered today. In this video my colleague Matthew May MDContinue Reading: How To Do Six Months Of Psychotherapy In One Week