Tag: Synchronicity

A Healing Voice

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 »

Synchronicity, soul and mental health

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 »

Health services should be more holistic

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 interview with Beyond 50 radio

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. 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 Traveling… Read more »

Synchronicity, the lost soul of psychology and psychiatry

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 »

Synchronicity, Science and Spirituality

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 »