Archive for August 2015

Trauma Research: Changing Paradigms

by Penny Boreham The treatments we practice here at Khiron House are the result of ground-breaking and paradigm shifting new research. In fact in the last forty years or so many of the biggest advances in our knowledge about the interaction of the body and mind have actually come about because of research into trauma. Bessel […]

Love Chemicals: the motivating energy of the brain

by Penny Boreham “We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving” Friedrich Nietzsche. You look across the room and you see a person you love and, at that very moment, according to the stem biologist and author Dr Bruce Lipton, you are releasing chemicals from your […]

Interconnecting neurons

Why the mind/body division is no longer useful

by Penny Boreham When we are emotionally distressed, numb and disconnected from others, when we are suffering from severe fear, anxiety or are deeply depressed we consider, and are often told, that these are signs that all is not well with our mental health, and our minds. These symptoms are seen as separate from others, […]

Pat Ogden

The Birth of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy

by Penny Boreham “The body is our general medium for having a world” Merleau-Ponty (1902-1961). Pat Ogden, the founder of a therapy that many of our therapists practice at Khiron House, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, had the insights that led to the birth of her new therapy at a time when paradigms were shifting. She was developing […]