Holistic and Integrative Science and Mysticism

A pragmatic, grounded, holistic, and spiritual practice: And not at all lacking relevance, the first inspiration of this webside began with an older sister website named Vox Eremita (meaning "voice of the hermit"). This inspiration holds true and sustains the work at hand. The spark of insight is founded on a felt-sense of solitude and …

Reflective Evidenced Based Research, Theory, and Practice

A reflective, evidenced based, and professional practice: At the experiential, professional, reflective levels there is much to convey. And as we reflect in scholarly ways within the tools of western therapeutic theory, psychology, counselling, religious studies, sociology, theology, spirituality, mysticism, health sciences, and more widely - we can see how this radical work that needs …

Psychotherapy Inspired by Ancient Wisdom

Today's society is yearning for ancient wisdom. We have it all, in our western traditions. For example, the ancient Camaldolese contemplative path highlights these central enduring values: Smallness Love of solitude Mission in loving kindness The triple good - that is, community, solitude, and mission The privilege of love - that draws human beings to …

Ability Behaviour Support

During the transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Australian people have an opportunity to imagine and co-create a better world for people with disabilities. The "don't DIS my ABILITY" movement has a chance to take on a cultural-wide significance. We focus on ability. That means our lives and the ways we work are …

Mobile Technology Boosts Effectiveness in Psychotherapy and Behaviour Support

A recent study showed via meta-analysis of the literature "on the effects of mobile technology on treatment outcome for psychotherapy and other behavioral interventions" showed significant outcomes, and "was associated with superior treatment outcome across all study designs and control conditions." Included were clinical trials testing the benefits of smartphone apps, personal digital assistants (PDAs), …