Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Heart of the matter in therapy

by Ben Bruce February, 2011 I’ve been working for over 8 years now as a psychologist. In university it was hammered into us that we needed to use only empirical methods (sensory measurement evidence-based) – largely, this was restricted to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. I have found that the scientific method is useful and also brutal in its...
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To let sleeping black dogs lie: tackling the nexus of depression

by Ben Bruce Working with people who have depression on a daily basis I have learned  a great deal about it's gross and subtle nuances; its origins, its aetiological development, apparent and non-apparent/ masking symptomatology; there is a whole raft of underlying contributing factors. Depression is not what it always seems to be and its causes and...
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The media’s new toy

by Travis Vandermeer Travis is a school teacher in Australia and has a naturally integral way of thinking; not only is he able to see the wood for the trees he can also utilize complex systems theory to give fresh insight and perspective on what's happening. Just like his favourite rock band: TOOL, he thinks it...
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