Feelings Gone Awry: Emotion as Progenitor of the Anomalous

By Michael Jawer  Twenty-plus years ago I went on my first – and, so far, only – poltergeist investigation.  It was at the invitation of the late William Roll, PhD, a renowned parapsychologist in that small field.  I drove to a central Pennsylvania town, where I met a middle-aged couple who’d asked Roll for his help given a purported string … Read More

Integrated Life Skills for Managing Life’s Demands

By Ross and Jamie Ungerleider  Our newly published book, Discovering Your Mindful Heart: An Explorer’s Guide.  Developing your internal resources to manage life’s demands (published by Balboa Press), weaves emerging information from the field of interpersonal neurobiology into the pioneering work of Virginia Satir and the experiences of the authors in their careers working with professionals (mostly in healthcare) who are … Read More

You are Both/And

By Dr. Mary Meador I chose this title because the phrase, you are both/and, is very useful to keep in mind as we navigate life’s complexities. Let me explain. Each one of us could come up with a description of ourselves that would capture an image of who we are. Just using a few positive words to describe myself I … Read More

Finding Our Way Along the Healing Path ~ By James Finley

What follows is the introduction to a book that James Finley is currently writing on the spirituality of healing. We are deeply grateful to him for sharing these rich words with us, describing an intimate and vulnerable journey towards healing. Dr. Finley will join our Living Journal webinar on January 13, 2021 to discuss our innate capacity to be more … Read More

Embodied Presence / Embodied Brain

By Caitriona Nic Ghiollaphadraig “Dance is the hidden language of the soul of the body…… The body says what words cannot…. Dance is a song of the body. Either of joy or pain. Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It is a miracle, and the dance is a celebration of that … Read More

Discover 5 Steps to Building a Solid Foundation in Interpersonal Neurobiology

By Amy Evans, MA With such wide-ranging explorations and applications for Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB), how can you broaden and deepen your knowledge of the framework and apply best practices to your work? What are the key ingredients to consider in building a solid IPNB foundation for yourself? Join GAINS Co-Founder and Board Member, psychologist and consultant Debra Pearce-McCall, and Maureen Lowell, LMFT, … Read More

Differentiation and Linkage in an IPNB Business Model and as a Multidisciplinary Approach to Complex Clinical Cases

This blog is a lead up to the Living Journal scheduled for 7/15/2020 at 1:00 PST. Register here: Center For Connection Round Table Living Journal Intro by Tina Payne Bryson, LCSW, PhD, Founder/Executive Director of The Center for Connection: When I speak to groups of therapists, I often get asked about my clinical practice, The Center for Connection. People often want … Read More

Finding Sweetness in the Felt Sense of Home

By Sarah Peyton Being asked to “shelter at home” sounds peaceful and safe, but for many people it’s anything but. There are a lot of elements to peace and safety, including externals like money, and how calm or violent the people around us are, but also including internals like how cruel or merciless our inner voices are, and the tone … Read More