Category Archives: Neuropsychology

Why Jungs’ “The Shadow” is for the 2021.

  The Shadow-Jung, Johari Window & CPM Based on the works of some of the most recent writers in the 21st century, Jung’s Shadow theory is more relevant today than it was in early 1900’s when it was published, particularly for Western Societies. The Cognitive Principle Matrix [CPM] brings together three writers to explain the importance of…
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Mindfulness works on the 2nd Cybernetic system.

Cybernetic systems & mindfulness In 1960 Maxwell Maltz published his book "Psycho-psychocybernetics" in which he stated [the brain and nervous system constitute a marvelous and complex "goal-striving mechanism", a sort of built in automatic guidance system which works for you as a "success mechanism" or against you as a "failure mechanism" depending on how "YOU"…
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Neuropsychology-Why a mid-life crisis is confusing

Two separate systems are working within you. According to Cognitive Principle Therapy there are two separate systems operating within you, but are working towards one goal. The two systems are: System 1- Driven by the nervous system, whose purpose is for safety, using the three defense systems, namely: Sympathetic-Fight or flight Parasympathetic-Dorsal vagus nerve-Freeze or…
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The Mind creates Emotions

Emotions are formed in consciousness, not in the body Cognitive Principle Therapy states that emotions can be created directly by the conscious mind [System 2] or can generated by senses and feelings in the nervous system [System 1], relayed into the limbic system, then into the conscious mind, where they are converted to emotions. The…
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