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Richard Hill

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Name
Richard
Last name
Hill
Degree
MA, MEd, MBMSc
Language
English
Biography

Richard Hill is a practicing psychotherapist/counsellor, an author, educator, and professional supervisor. He is acknowledged internationally as an expert in human dynamics, communications, the brain and the mind who regularly speaks on the topics of neuroscience and psychosocial genomics, has developed special training courses for suicide prevention and is the originator of the Curiosity Oriented Approach. His work with Ernest Rossi, PhD, has led to the publication of The Practitioner’s Guide to Mirroring Hands, which is not only about a particular technique, first developed by Rossi, but also a complete approach to therapeutic practice. They describe this as Client-Responsive Therapy which includes Richard’s Curiosity Approach. He is President of the Global Association of Interpersonal Neurobiology Studies (GAINS), a select member of the International Psychosocial Genomics Research Group, director of the Mindscience Institute and, Managing Editor of The Neuropsychotherapist. He holds Masters degrees in Arts; Education; and Mind and Brain Sciences. His other books include, Choose Hope and How the ‘real world’ Is Driving Us Crazy! as well as numerous articles, journal papers and book chapters, including Perspectives on Coping and Resilience and Strengths Based Social Work Practice in Mental Health, published worldwide.

Location
754 Pacific Hwy, Gordon NSW 2072, Australia
location_lat
-33.7567266
location_lng
151.1526381
Publications
Publications

Choose Hope (2000) HarperCollins

How the ‘real world’ Is Driving Us Crazy! (2006) Hill & Hill

The Practitioner’s Guide to Mirroring Hands: A client-responsive therapy that facilitates natural problem-solving and mind-body healing. Co-author – Ernest Rossi PhD (2017) Crown House Publishing

Chapters

Perspectives on Coping and Resilience (2013) AuthorPress– “Post-traumatic Growth”

Advancing Social Work in Mental Health through Strengths-Based Practice (2014) Primrose Hall“Neuroscience in social Work”

Publications (include)

  • Some thoughts about the genetics of being you – GAINS Quarterly
  • Conversations between brain and body – Gains Quarterly
  • Spirituality: Resting on the foundations of connection – GAINS Quarterly
  • The psychosocial genomics of sleep, dreaming, memory formation and consolidation – ANZAP Special Bulletin
  • The rise and rise of depression in a winner/loser world – AAMFT Family Therapy Magazine
  • An introduction to Psychosocial Genomics – Australian Journal of Clinical Hypnotherapy and Hypnosis.
  • Psychosocial Genomics: A new vision of the psychotherapeutic arts – International Journal of Psychosocial Genomics
  • The Nuntius Nuclei: A New Neuroscience for Curiosity, The Science of Psychotherapy.
Contact
Website
https://www.richardhill.com.au
Presentations/ teachings
Qualifications

Presentations:

Workshops:

  • Mirroring Hands Practitioner Certification - worldwide
  • Client-responsive Therapeutic Approach - worldwide
  • Almost Everything I Know in Psychotherapy, I Learned in Acting School - Erickson Foundation
  • What is Therapy? - Salerno University, Italy
  • Thinking IN the System - Townsville, Australia, Saskatoon
  • Therapy, the Brain, the Mind and You - Sarajevo, Bosnia-Hetzegovina

Keynotes:

  • Emotions: What do we know about them? - Lisbon University, Portugal
  • What has the Brain Got to Do With It - Sydney, Australia
  • The Curiosity Oriented Approach - Townsville University, Australia
  • Consciousness and the "Self" - Bali, Indonesia,
  • Transitional societies from the Psychosocial Perspective - Sarajevo, Bosinia-Herzegovina
  • Establishing a Therapeutic Consciousness for Effective Therapy - MHA, Sydney, Australia

Current Positions:

  • Director - MindScience Institute.
  • Resident Psychotherapist – Davis Health Centre (Australia)
  • Past-President – Global Association for Interpersonal Neurobiology Studies
  • Select Member – International Psychosocial Genomics Research Group
  • Managing Editor of The Science of Psychotherapy monthly magazine.
  • Editorial Board (International correspondent), International Journal of Psychosocial Genomics
  • Patron of the Australian Society of Clinical Hypnotherapists
  • Fellow of the Brisbane Institute of Strengths Based Practice (Social Work)

Author:

Books –

Choose Hope (2000) HarperCollins

How the ‘real world’ Is Driving Us Crazy! (2006) Hill & Hill

The Practitioner’s Guide to Mirroring Hands: A client-responsive therapy that facilitates natural problem-solving and mind-body healing. Co-author – Ernest Rossi PhD (2017) Crown House Publishing

Chapters

Perspectives on Coping and Resilience (2013) AuthorPress– “Post-traumatic Growth”

Advancing Social Work in Mental Health through Strengths-Based Practice (2014) Primrose Hall“Neuroscience in social Work”

Publications (include)

  • Some thoughts about the genetics of being you – GAINS Quarterly
  • Conversations between brain and body – Gains Quarterly
  • Spirituality: Resting on the foundations of connection – GAINS Quarterly
  • The psychosocial genomics of sleep, dreaming, memory formation and consolidation – ANZAP Special Bulletin
  • The rise and rise of depression in a winner/loser world – AAMFT Family Therapy Magazine
  • An introduction to Psychosocial Genomics – Australian Journal of Clinical Hypnotherapy and Hypnosis.
  • Psychosocial Genomics: A new vision of the psychotherapeutic arts – International Journal of Psychosocial Genomics
  • The Nuntius Nuclei: A New Neuroscience for Curiosity, The Science of Psychotherapy.

Education:

  •  Diploma of Professional Counselling – AIPC (Australia)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Linguistics) – University of New England (Australia)
  • Master of Arts (Social Ecology) – University of Western Sydney (Australia)
  • Master of Education (Social Ecology) – University of Western Sydney (Australia)
  • Masters in Brain and Mind Sciences - Sydney University, Brain and Mind Institute under Professor Ian Hickey.

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