Angie Hilton sits down with clinical psychologist Chris Mackey to discuss the health benefits of spirituality. Spirituality can be seen as a private thing, so may not often be discussed unless we’re speaking to those closest to us, however, 25-30% of people in the Western world identify as being spiritual without necessarily affiliating with organised… Read more »
Acknowledging a spiritual dimension to life is something that is important to many people, even those who don’t identify religious. This article examines the relationship between spirituality and well-being and reminds us that it’s important to celebrate our own private or public acknowledgement of our beliefs.
The YouTube clip above is of Chris’s podcast interview with the host of Connecting with Coincidence, Dr Bernie Beitman MD. Dr. Beitman is the first psychiatrist since Carl Jung to attempt to systematize the study of coincidences. He is a Visiting Professor at the University of Virginia and former Chair of the Department of Psychiatry… Read more »
The link below leads to a youtube clip of Chris’s radio interview on synchronicity with Daniel Davis of Beyond 50 radio in Portland, Oregon, on Wednesday 2nd March 2016. It includes such themes as personal and client examples of synchronicity, synchronicity and science, the role of synchronicity in finding one’s destiny or calling, and an intriguing story about Tom Petty and The… Read more »
This is a talk by Chris Mackey, clinical psychologist and author, on his book, Synchronicity: Empower your life with the gift of coincidence at the C.G.Jung Society of Melbourne on 19th August 2016. Click here to purchase a copy of Synchronicity: Empower Your Life with the Gift of Coincidence.
Clinical psychologist and author of Synchronicity: Empower Your Life with the Gift of Coincidence, Chris Mackey, discusses how he’s used synchronicity to reframe periods of mental illness in his own life and the lives of his clients. Synchronicity is the uncanny and fortuitous timing of events that seems to go beyond pure chance. It can… Read more »
Clinical psychologist Chris Mackey discusses the four stages of change associated with going through a period of crisis. These stages are crisis, the dark night of the soul (depression), breakthrough and consolidation.
As a psychologist, when you hear your clients’ deeply personal stories over many years, you learn that their most profound experiences often have a numinous or sacred quality. Such experiences can have a life changing impact, which makes them potentially important for our mental health. Here is a relevant example. I recently ran into a… Read more »
As a psychologist, when you hear your clients’ deeply personal stories over many years, you learn that often their most profound experiences often have a numinous or sacred quality. This article explores the role of numinous or sacred experiences in someone’s recovery from mental health problems.
This article examines the work of American geologist Gregg Braden, who contends that our society is being negatively influenced by an outdated understanding of the evolutionary model, due to the fact that it does not account for the significant progress humans have made by employing a collaborative, rather than a distinctly competitive approach to each other.