January 2011

Understanding the Emotional Brain

Last year we attended the ANZAP seminar Understanding the Emotional Brain. This started with a stimulating talk by Lea Williams and Russell Meares followed by a lively discussion on the subject. Lea Williams presented some recent work by her and her group on, amongst other things, the brain's response to fear and its bias towards negativity. Our […] Read More

Sharing our Vulnerabilities

We don’t have to be Zen practitioners to hear truths from Zen – particularly when they come in the form of a lovely book like Nothing Special: Living Zen by Charlotte Joko Beck. Here’s a quote from this book that resonates with us and with the work we do with couples: I recently heard a […] Read More