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Addiction, Trauma and Spirituality by Gabor Maté, MD

Trauma is not what happens to us, but what happens inside of us. Check out this video with Dr. Gabor Maté as he talks about Addiction, Trauma and Spirituality. FULL TRANSCRIPT So, when it comes to addictions, clearly, we’re not succeeding very well in treating it. The relapse rate amongst people that come into therapy… Read More

Natural Remedies for Depression by Will Van Derveer, MD

Did you know that depression is already the leading cause of disability worldwide? That’s a huge statement. And that’s from 2011. According to the World Health Organization, it’s predicted that by 2030, depression will be the leading cause of Global Burden of Disease. Let’s watch this video together with Dr. Will Van Derveer as he… Read More

Childhood Regulation and Neuroscience by Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S

Everything that applies to kids also applies to adults as we were all once children. By the age five 90% of a child’s brain has already developed. In the first few years of life children primarily encode information through the right brain which dictates that any experience encountered is approached in a very present-centered way…. Read More

Ketamine in Psychotherapy: Opportunities to Explore by Will Van Derveer, MD

Default mode network is a survival mechanism that protects us, looking for what’s not right in the situation. The role of meditation experience is associated in DMN activity and connectivity shows that the medial frontal and posterior cingulate cortex were relatively deactivated in experience meditators across all meditation types. DMN works subconsciously which implies that… Read More