How Affective Neuroscience, Interpersonal Neurobiology, and Psychotherapy Intersect

Introduction The field of psychology has witnessed significant advancements in recent years, shedding light on the intricate workings of the human mind and the factors that shape our emotional and mental well-being. Affective neuroscience, interpersonal neurobiology, and psychotherapy are three fields that have gained prominence for their contributions to our understanding of human behaviour and …

Rewiring the Mind: How Psychotherapy Changes the Brain

Introduction: In the intricate landscape of mental health, psychotherapy emerges not only as a dialogue between minds but as a transformative force that leaves imprints on the very fabric of the brain. The question of how psychotherapy changes the brain is a fascinating journey into the study of neuroplasticity—a phenomenon that underscores the remarkable adaptability …

Addiction as an Attachment Disorder

Introduction: In the complex tapestry of human experience, addiction often emerges as a silent echo of unmet needs and relational rupture. Beyond the surface struggles with substances or behaviours lies a deeper narrative – addiction as an attachment disorder. In this post, the intricate interplay between addiction and attachment will be explored, clarifying the ties …

Emotional Literacy

For many of us, growing up in a household where feelings were not talked about at all, is a relatable experience. While it is unfortunate that talking about feelings is an often overlooked life skill, the upside is that it is possible to learn this skill at any point in one’s life. When talking with …

Feeling “Stuck”

Are you feeling “stuck” right now? Not sure what to do or where to go? Feeling like everything happening around you is going against you? Feeling overwhelmed? Lots of dynamics and a variety of feelings can be at play when people find themselves feeling “stuck.” Some common underlying themes will be explored below. Fear When …