The link below leads to a youtube clip 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 at the… 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 »
One of the clearest emerging directions for mental health interventions in the 21st-century is the need to acknowledge a spiritual dimension in life. Spirituality partly involves a belief in some larger consciousness beyond ourselves that affects our lives. Religious people might refer to God, whereas others might consider that they receive messages or guidance from… Read more »
How can we improve health services across the board? A number of local health professionals in Geelong recently met to discuss this issue. The discussion was especially refreshing as we considered alternatives that wouldn’t require further funding or political support. This might be the way of the future given greatly rising health costs. A common… Read more »
Synchronicity relates to meaningful coincidences that occur with such uncanny timing that they seem to go well beyond chance. To the uninitiated, this may result from someone looking out for such coincidences, or merely responding to the human tendency to find patterns in what we perceive. To those who have experienced striking synchronicity on innumerable… Read more »
Have you ever been so astonished by a remarkable coincidence that it stopped you in your tracks? You might have been thinking about someone you hadn’t seen for a long time who suddenly contacted you out of the blue. Or you might have had an unexpected and improbable encounter with someone who could help you… Read more »