Divided Brain Clinic

15 sessions with Dr Iain McGilchrist

SESSIONS RELEASED AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE

These sessions are probably different to any others you have ever taken. Their aim will be to do something foundational, not just for work, but for life: to reach a new understanding of the structure of the human psyche. Forget everything you thought you knew about the two brain hemispheres: we will learn about the true impact of the divided brain on how we use reason, intuition, imagination, even science itself; the role of language in understanding and misunderstanding our patients; the art of the implicit and flexible in healing; the path to leading a happy and fulfilling life; how to embrace both life and death. But be warned: you may never view the world in the same way again.

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Sessions in this Series

  1. 01

    Language

    In this session, Dr Iain McGilchrist investigates language, examining it’s advantages and disadvantages. Dr McGilchrist outlines how both the left and right hemispheres of the brain contribute to language. We discover the different ways we use language and how both hemispheres of the brain communicate. Dr McGilchrist discusses how there is much more to language ...
  2. 02

    Intuition

    In this session, Dr Iain McGilchrist investigates intuition. He discusses how intuition has recently received a bad reputation due to the belief that we should replace our intuition with logical arguments. He further discusses how an attempt to do without intuition would be as foolish as to attempt to do without reason. Dr McGilchrist outlines how ...
  3. 03

    Love & Relationship

    In this session, Iain McGilchrist investigates relationship and love. McGilchrist discusses how all relationship is of a form of love and introduces insightful information detailing how love & relationship are influenced by both the left and right hemispheres of the brain. As humans we are beings that love, and relationships are one of our most important ...
  4. 04

    Implicitness

    In this session, Dr Iain McGilchrist investigates implicitness. He discusses the importance of the implicit in both life and therapy. Dr McGilchrist comments on how implicitness is something we tend not to think about very often, suggesting that nowadays people often believe that everything should be explicit. However, metaphors, narratives and myths, which are all ...
  5. 05

    Life and Death

    In this session, Dr Iain McGilchrist shares reflections on life and death. Dr McGilchrist examines what life is, and how life and death are perceived by both the left and right hemispheres of the brain, highlighting each side’s varied interpretation. Dr McGilchrist discusses the inseparability of life and death, exploring the notion of opposites and ...
  6. 06

    Purpose

    In this session, Dr Iain McGilchrist investigates purpose. For human beings, purpose is very important. Dr McGilchrist discusses two significantly different ways of thinking about purpose; one is instrumental purpose and the other is intrinsic purpose. We are often told that science has proved that the universe and that life have no purpose, Dr McGilchrist ...
  7. 07

    Reason

    In this session, Dr Iain McGilchrist investigates reason. He outlines the different types of reason and their different uses. Dr McGilchrist discusses how reason is understood differently by both hemispheres of the brain, identifying each difference with examples. He explains useful distinctions between rationality and reason, examining how many things that we desire cannot be ...

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  • Psychiatrist Iain McGilchrist describes the real differences between the left and right halves of the human brain. It's not simply "emotion on the right, reason on the left," but something far more complex and interesting.
    Divided Brain Clinic
    Dr Iain McGilchrist
  • Internationally-renowned PTSD researcher and clinician, founder of the Boston Trauma Centre and professor of Psychiatry at Boston University Medical School.
    PTSD Relief Therapy
    Dr Bessel van der Kolk
  • CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST, INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER & BEST-SELLING AUTHOR INTRODUCES EMDR SKILLS FOR WORKING WITH PTSD AND TRAUMA
    EMDR Skills Training 1
    Dr Jennifer Sweeton
  • Internationally-renowned psychotherapist, 40 years’ experience integrating the mind and body, offers relief and a new way of living in our body.
    Body Wisdom Therapy
    Dr Pat Ogden
  • World-renowned trauma clinical psychologist and clinician with over 30 years’ experience helping survivors to accept and love their wounded selves.
    Advanced Trauma Therapy
    Dr Janina Fisher
  • LEARN THE ADVANTAGES AND BENEFITS OF IMPLEMENTING ACCEPTANCE COMMITMENT THERAPY (ACT) INTO YOUR CLINICAL PRACTICE WITH DR JOHN BOORMAN, UK CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST AND ACT THERAPY SPECIALIST.
    ACT Therapy Training 1
    Dr John Boorman
  • Internationally-acclaimed clinical psychologist, professor at Harvard University, McLean Hospital and clinician with over 30 years’ experience working with high-conflict couples.
    Conflict in Relationships
    Dr Alan Fruzzetti
  • Clinical psychologist with over 20 years’ experience helping people manage out of control emotions, irrationality, feelings of hopelessness and distress.
    Emotional Regulation
    Carolyn Bright
  • Internationally-acclaimed clinical psychologist, professor at Harvard University, McLean Hospital and clinician with over 30 years’ experience working with children and families.
    Divorcing: Parents & Kids
    Dr Alan Fruzzetti
  • Doctor of counselling psychology offers understanding and relief from depression with a variety of skills and a wealth of treatment experience.
    Depression Relief Therapy
    Dr Lauren Axelsen
  • Clinical psychologist, researcher and expert in behavioural treatment for phobias, provides dynamic treatment and relief from anxiety.
    Anxiety Relief Treatment
    Dr Sia Bandarian
  • Brain Skool will be a collection of sessions from internationally-renowned specialists investigating the function and processing of their favourite brain regions.
    Brain Skool
    Various Presenters