We know due to advancements in neuroscience that facilitating change involves helping clients to move into different neurobiological states.
As therapists, we want our therapeutic interventions to impact the functioning of the brain in a positive way.
Richard Hill is a psychotherapist who began his career as a professional actor for 25 years, but returned to university at 45 to do a BA in linguistics and went on to complete three Masters degrees with a focus on neurobiology and neuroscience.
Richard is interested in how to apply developments in neuroscience into therapeutic practice and what techniques practitioners can utilise to help clients change.
In this podcast Richard shares:
- what is the Curiosity Approach
- how the Curiosity Approach can help with people affectively disordered
- how therapists turn their curiosity on and off
- what is his Winner/Loser World Theory
- how therapists can apply these concepts to therapeutic practice
- examples of techniques that practitioners can utilise
Links and resources mentioned in this episode:
- Ernest Rossi’s “Mirror Hand” Technique – a non-directive hypnotherapeutic process. (1 day workshop, 2 Nov, Sydney)
- The Curiosity Approach: New Ways of Working with Therapeutic Resistance (1 day workshop, 23 Nov, Sydney)
- How the ‘Real World’ is Driving Us Crazy – free 1st chapter of Richard Hill’s book
- The Mind Science Institute
- Mind Science TV
- Australia Counselling membership – Join Australia Counselling to promote your private practice
About Richard Hill
Richard Hill is acknowledged internationally as an expert in human dynamics, communications, the brain and the mind. He is an international lecturer and keynote speaker on the topics of neuroscience, psychosocial genomics, has developed special training courses for suicide prevention and is the originator of the Curiosity Oriented Approach. Richard has a strong engagement with the coaching and business community, is a board member of the Global Association of Interpersonal Neurobiology Studies (GAINS), a select member of the International Psychosocial Genomics Research Group, an Esteemed Member of the International Council of Professional Therapists, on the editorial board of The Neuropsychotherapist Journal and director of the Mindscience Institute. He holds Masters degrees in Arts, Education and Mind and Brain Sciences. He has two books, Choose Hope and How the ‘real world’ Is Driving Us Crazy! as well as numerous articles, journal papers and book chapters. Find out more at The Mind Science Institute, or www.richardhill.com.au
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