Tagged: therapy

Narrative phototherapy in disaster? - Guest Work

Sarb Johal Apr 19, 2018

As my photography practice grows and evolves, I find myself thinking about how my training and practice as a psychologist and my interest in disaster mental health overlaps with my photography. I have been thinking about the role of photography as archival memory, but also as a process for recognising, documenting, representing, showing and healing. And as I’ve been thinking … Read More

Taking a broader approach to depression and bipolar disorder - News

Jean Balchin Feb 07, 2018

According to the authors of a guideline summary on major depression published in the Medical Journal of Australia, doctors should take a broader approach to the management of depression in their patients, with treatments “tailored to depressive subtypes and administered with clear steps in mind.” The summary, written by a large group of authors representing the Royal Australian and New Zealand … Read More

Re-examining the therapeutic potential of LSD - News

Erica Mather Apr 20, 2016

Humans have paired psychedelic drugs with music to alter their consciousness for millennia. Retro psychiatric therapies actually made patients listen to music while high on LSD and now scientists from New Zealand and Europe have found that these therapies weren’t so outrageous after all. Despite the lack of formal investigation, music has been considered essential for psychedelic psychotherapy as it … Read More

A NETful of Health Related Pseudoscience in Canterbury - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Mar 27, 2012

What happens when you combine chiropractic manipulation, homeopathy, dietary advice and ample amounts of pseudoscientific marketing spiel? The answer would appear to be NET (Neuro Emotional Technique). NET claims to be  a “mind-body stress-reduction technique that uses a methodology of finding and removing neurological imbalances related to the physiology of unresolved stress.”  Using chiropractic manipulation accompanied by “NETremedies”, a … Read More