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The Neuropsychotherapist Volume 6 Issue 10

THE NEUROPSYCHOTHERAPIST Volume 6 Issue 10 (October 2018) ISSN 2201-9529 ne of the most limiting concepts of recent generations has been the idea that the brain is somehow separate from the body and is the...

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Roger Keizerstein

Roger Keizerstein, LCSW, is a child psychotherapist and a certified clinical trauma professional. He has been in...

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The Neuropsychotherapist Volume 6 Issue 9

THE NEUROPSYCHOTHERAPIST Volume 6 Issue 9 (September 2018) ISSN 2201-9529 s we move into Spring in the southern hemisphere and Fall in the north, this issue celebrates both new growth and the harvest in a...

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The Ethics of Caring

Book Review The Ethics of Caring: Finding Right Relationship with Clients by Kylea Taylor Reviewed by Gunnel Minett   The Ethics of Caring: Finding Right Relationship with Clients by Kylea Taylor. Hanford Mead Publishers, Santa Cruz, CA, third edition, 2017, 335...

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The Neuropsychotherapist Volume 6 Issue 8

THE NEUROPSYCHOTHERAPIST Volume 6 Issue 8 (August 2018) ISSN 2201-9529 he first news to bring you is the exciting addition of our podcasts, which will be released once or twice a month. The first podcast in...

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Deb Dana

Members: Click on the image to download the PDF Deb Dana, LCSW, is a clinician and consultant specializing in working with complex trauma and Coordinator of the Traumatic Stress Research Consortium at the Kinsey Institute, Indiana University. She developed the Rhythm...

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The Science of Addiction

Members: Click on the image to download the PDF Dr. David Van Nuys interviews Dr. Carlton Erickson on the topic of addiction. Dr. Dave: My guest today is award-winning research scientist Dr. Carlton (Carl) Erickson, who is Director of the Addiction Science and...

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The Neuropsychotherapist Volume 6 Issue 7

THE NEUROPSYCHOTHERAPIST Volume 6 Issue 7 (July 2018) ISSN 2201-9529 he focus for this issue has emerged as the spoken word. We have transcripts of two of the most interesting interviews of the year, if not...

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Resilience Training

Resilience Training: Using Flow States to Move from Anxiety and Depression to Optimal States of Thriving Carol Kershaw and Bill Wade [wlm_private "WPmember3yr|1 Year Subscription|2 Year Subscription|3 Year Subscription|Staff|Authors|NPT Basic|NPT Standard|NPT...

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The Neuropsychotherapist Volume 6 Issue 6

THE NEUROPSYCHOTHERAPIST Volume 6 Issue 6 (June 2018) ISSN 2201-9529 Content riting can sometimes feel like a lonely and thankless task. It’s not that people don’t read and enjoy the written word, but it is...

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The Neuropsychotherapist Volume 6 Issue 5

THE NEUROPSYCHOTHERAPIST Volume 6 Issue 5 (May 2018) ISSN 2201-9529 Content t’s always hard to believe, when May comes around, that nearly half the year has passed. Time is a tempestuous concept that follows...

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Kirke Olson

Download Spotlight NPT:   How has an understanding of neurobiology helped you in your practice and with writing your book?   KO:    After more than twenty years working as a psychologist in public schools, I moved to a private middle high school...

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The Neuropsychotherapist Volume 6 Issue 4

THE NEUROPSYCHOTHERAPIST Volume 6 Issue 4 (April 2018) ISSN 2201-9529 Content never cease to be amazed by the wonderful ideas that emerge from our contributors and their many different interests and...

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Play and Creativity in Psychotherapy

Play and Creativity in Psychotherapy (From the Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology, 2017). Edited by Terry Marks-Tarlow, Marion Solomon, and Daniel J. Siegel.    [wlm_private "WPmember3yr|1 Year Subscription|2 Year Subscription|3 Year...

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The Neuropsychotherapist Volume 6 Issue 3

THE NEUROPSYCHOTHERAPIST Volume 6 Issue 3 (March 2018) ISSN 2201-9529 Content ever before has there been so much discussion, and research, about the effectiveness of therapy, the comparative effectiveness...

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Spotlight on Sherif Darwish

Introduction to Dr. Sherif Darwish by Richard Hill I first met Dr. Sherif Darwish at a conference in Switzerland, in 2010. We spoke about a difficult case and have continued our connection to this day. Dr. Darwish is based in Alexandria, Egypt. He is a champion for...

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Is Mindfulness Safe For Trauma Survivors?

Is Mindfulness Safe for Trauma Survivors? by David Treleaven   ver the past decade, I’ve researched the relationship between mindfulness meditation and trauma. Placed beside one another, mindfulness and...

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The Neuropsychotherapist Volume 6 Issue 2

THE NEUROPSYCHOTHERAPIST Volume 6 Issue 2 (February 2018) ISSN 2201-9529 Content ur awareness of differentiated elements and aspects can sometimes blur our sense of the greater whole. Humans tend to be more...

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The Neuropsychotherapist Volume 6 Issue 1

THE NEUROPSYCHOTHERAPIST Volume 6 Issue 1 (January 2018) ISSN 2201-9529 Content hat is your story? As we enter the exciting possibilities of 2018, what is the story we carry with us and how does our story...

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Understanding PANS & PANDAS

Members Download Article: Insomnia, out-of-control tantrums, separation anxiety, rage, obsessions, disordered eating, paranoia, motor and vocal tics. As a therapist or parent, have you come across a child exhibiting any of these behaviours and...

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The Neuropsychotherapist Volume 5 Issue 12

THE NEUROPSYCHOTHERAPIST Volume 5 Issue 12 (December 2017) ISSN 2201-9529 Content n what seems like a flash, I find I am introducing my second issue of The Neuropsychotherapist—and, I can confess, I am...

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The New Mind-Body Science of Depression

Members Download Article: Charles Raison, MD, is the Mary Sue and Mike Shannon Chair for Healthy Minds, Children & Families and Professor in the School of Human Ecology and the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of...

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Prepared, Ready and Able

Members Download Article: You come home from a long day of work and as you wander past the kitchen you see the refrigerator and the next thing you know, you have opened the fridge door and you are extracting a selection of tasty treats. How did...

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Hilary Jacobs Hendel

Download Article: This month we put the spotlight on licensed clinical social worker and adult psychoanalyst, Hilary Jacobs Hendel. She has a Master of Social Work with Clinical Concentration from Fordham University and has completed the 4-year...

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What is PANDAS/PANS?

Members Download full article  When my middle son, Sammy, was twelve years old he was suddenly struck with an increasingly bizarre series of behaviors, just before the start of sixth grade. He was diagnosed first with obsessive-compulsive...

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The Neuropsychotherapist Volume 5 Issue 11

THE NEUROPSYCHOTHERAPIST Volume 5 Issue 11 (November 2017) ISSN 2201-9529 Content elcome to my first issue of The Neuropsychotherapist as part of the editorial team. As Managing Editor, I’m keen to build on...

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Departments

Zika vaccine shows promise for treating deadly brain cancer

Researchers have successfully deployed a Zika virus vaccine to target and kill human glioblastoma brain cancer stem cells, which had been transplanted into mice. In a new study, the team shows that a live, attenuated version of the Zika virus could form the basis of a new treatment option for this fatal brain cancer.

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Resynchronizing Neurons To Erase Schizophrenia

By increasing the excitability of a subpopulation of “defective” inhibitory neurons, researchers at the UNIGE restore the synchronization of neural networks in the hippocampus, and are thus able to suppress certain behavioural symptoms associated with schizophrenia.

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Dietary fiber reduces brain inflammation during aging

As mammals age, immune cells in the brain known as microglia become chronically inflamed. In this state, they produce chemicals known to impair cognitive and motor function. That’s one explanation for why memory fades and other brain functions decline during old age. But, according to a new study, there may be a remedy to delay the inevitable: dietary fiber.

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Sugar pills relieve pain for chronic pain patients

According to a new study, placebo sugar pills appear to relieve pain as effectively as medication for almost half of patients who suffer chronic pain. Researchers report those with chronic pain who received sugar pills felt a 30% reduction in symptoms.

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Behaviour, Affection and Emotional Control

Behaviour, affection and emotion under control: A practical, scientifically-based guide in modules Where does a specific behaviour start? How does it come into being? This looks like a simple question, but it really is not! Whether it’s the response to a potentially...

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Schizophrenia breakthrough

In one of the biggest breakthroughs in schizophrenia research in recent times, Professor Cynthia Shannon Weickert at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) has identified immune cells in greater amounts in the brains of some people with schizophrenia.

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Lifestyle factors linked to brain health of young adults

Researchers from the University of Oxford, in collaboration with researchers from Canada and the Universities of Bristol and London, have used advanced magnetic resonance imaging to investigate whether factors such as blood pressure, fitness, smoking and alcohol intake during young adult life are associated with changes in the blood vessels inside the brain.

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A Trained Eye

UCSB researchers show that category learning can be influenced by where an object is in our field of vision

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Targeting A Brain Mechanism Could Treat Aggression

Researchers have identified some of the key neurobiological mechanisms that help keep aggression under control. The findings could help develop targeted treatments to help those with aggressive problems associated with psychological disorders.

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Neural link between depression and bad sleep identified

Researchers have identified a neural link between depression and sleep problems. The study reports brain regions associated with short term memory, self and negative emotions are strongly connected in those with depression, and this may lead to bad sleep quality.

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