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Sexism is a Wicked Problem

In Integral Master Therapist Blogby Dr. Keith Witt

Sexism is a wicked problem–meaning it has many components and needs to be addressed from multiple directions. I believe the answers to sexism involve understanding others and ourselves more deeply and determining our responsibilities for solving the problems of sexism. In this process, our own destructive Shadow–our own sexism invisible to us–is the hardest to deal with.

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Shaping the session with furniture

In Integral Master Therapist Blogby Dr. Keith Witt

I’ve found it useful to have chairs my clients and I can maneuver during the session, either on wheels or chairs you can easily slide. In my office, I have three armchairs on wheels, and other chairs I can bring in for family and group sessions. Each session then takes on a unique shape, depending upon how you and your clients position yourselves before and during the session.

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Natural and Unnatural Selection

In Neurobiologyby Dr. Keith Witt

For three and a half billion years on earth, the development of all living creatures, plant or animal, happened more or less randomly in response to environmental changes and mutation …
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The Neurobiology of Willpower

In Neurobiologyby Dr. Keith Witt

There’s been a lot of research done in the past fifty years on willpower. Willpower is our ability to decide on a course of action and stick to it, and it’s associated with lots of positives like success, self-esteem, and high SAT scores. But how does willpower play out in the brain? As it turns out, willpower involves a complicated arrangement between our left and right frontal lobes.