Contributed by Brent Atkinson

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The Great Deception

We’re Less in Control Than We Think

Most of us put much too much faith in the power of our conscious minds to bring about lasting change. Instead of looking up the higher branches of... Read more

Altered States

Why Insight by Itself Isn't Enough For Lasting Change

Increasingly, neuroscience is making it clear that therapists rely too much on the consulting room drama of insight and not enough on good, old-fashioned... Read more

Brent Atkinson

Brent Atkinson, PhD, is director of postgraduate training at the Couples Research Institute in Illinois and Professor Emeritus at Northern Illinois University. He’s the author of Emotional Intelligence in Couples Therapy: Advances from Neurobiology and the Science of Intimate Relationships and Developing Habits for Relationship Success.