Category Archives: Youtube

▶ Nadine Burke Harris: How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime – YouTube

▶ Nadine Burke Harris: How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime – YouTube.

Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain. This unfolds across a lifetime, to the point where those who’ve experienced high levels of trauma are at triple the risk for heart disease and lung cancer. An impassioned plea for pediatric medicine to confront the prevention and treatment of trauma, head-on.

Connecting to madness | Jim van Os | TEDxMaastricht – YouTube

Professor of Psychiatry (dissenting member of DSM-5 panel) explians why schizophrenia is not a disease. And certainly no genetic disease. And why the name schizophrenia is gone in ten years.

Connecting to madness | Jim van Os | TEDxMaastricht – YouTube.

Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are – YouTube

Here are practical steps to self empowerment – simple lessons from the neuro-science of posture. Amy’s self disclosure and empathy around 16 minutes in make this a real gem! (Show this to your clients!!!)

Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are – YouTube.

Mental health: integration is the key to the revolution : The Lancet

Hold that Thought!

Just published, by Tim Carey: Mental health: integration is the key to the revolution : The Lancet.

See more about his ideas about transdiagnositic approaches to psychopathology here:



Jaakko Seikkula explains Open Dailogue as a way of organising a psychiatric service

I was able to spend a little time with Jaakko to record this 12 minute interview, a the Dialogical Practices Conference in Leuven, Belgium, in March 2013:

Open Dialogue as a “Need Adapted” Approach to Psychiatric Intervention

More detail about this conference, including video and on-line presentations is available at http://www.opendialogicalpractices.eu/events/

Validation, words and dialogue

Change your words and change your world…

Validation…

These and more were found on the TAOS Institute web site, along with links to some of the writings of Jaakko Seikkula, at http://www.taosinstitute.net/jaakko-seikkula-phd

Open Dialogue as a system is based on ideas of social constructionism, which I will tentatively describe as a way of seeing the world in which reality is constructed through social interactions at all levels; from interpersonal to international. For more detail, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Social_Construction_of_Realityhttp://hsb.sagepub.com/content/51/1_suppl/S67.full.pdf+html and