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    Steps to Rational Thought by Overcoming the Amygdala Hijack with Dr Matthew Worthington

Steps to Rational Thought by Overcoming the Amygdala Hijack with Dr Matthew Worthington

The body responds to 3 types of threat:
1. Internal – like illness,

2. External – like a predator or bad weather, and

3. Social rejection – exposes us to the first 2 types of threat.

 

When we are presented with a threat, our intelligent brain switches off and our instinctive reactive brain takes over. The reason being that our brain was designed by […]

By |May 29th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Steps to Rational Thought by Overcoming the Amygdala Hijack with Dr Matthew Worthington|

21 Ways to Stop Worrying by Dr Albert Ellis

Albert Ellis was an eminent Psychologist and expert on social anxiety.

He developed Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy. Here he gives a presentation on worry:

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The adult colouring in phenomenon in Brisbane

It’s screen-free time (no Electronics, Facebook or Instagram)
Adult colouring in books have become extremely popular in Brisbane, with some bookstores selling out faster than they can supply them. But why are we so drawn to an activity that has traditionally been limited to small children?

In a recent video, Brisbane Counselling Centre’s Dr Matthew Worthington explained how the act of […]

By |October 27th, 2015|Blog, Videos|Comments Off on The adult colouring in phenomenon in Brisbane|
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    Being Brilliant Every Single Day – TED Talk – Alan Watkins

Being Brilliant Every Single Day – TED Talk – Alan Watkins

In this short video, neuroscientist Dr Alan Watkins describes a breathing technique that teaches people how to gain conscious control over their underlying physiology. By practising this simple technique a person can learn how to decrease their feelings of anxiety to the point where they are able to restore a state of calmness and optimal cognitive function. We strongly recommend […]

By |June 10th, 2015|Blog, Videos|Comments Off on Being Brilliant Every Single Day – TED Talk – Alan Watkins|

Healing all forms of Trauma with EMDR Treatment

If you’ve ever had a traumatic experience, I urge you to watch the video below. Recently, Economist Rolf Carriere gave a TED talk discussing the application of EMDR in the treatment of all forms of trauma. Rolf reports on the highly effective and efficient way in which the bilateral stimulation in EMDR triggers the underlying physiological processes that lead to the healing […]

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