Review of ‘Brainspotting. The revolutionary new therapy for rapid and effective change’ by Dr David Grand

Review of ‘Brainspotting. The revolutionary new therapy for rapid and effective change’ by Dr David Grand, published by  Sounds True, Boulder CO 80306, 2013,  ISBN 978-1-60407-943-2, by John Kapp  29.1.20 The problem with most talking therapies is that they tend to take months or years of sessions for relief or change to occur. Brainspotting is…

Review of ‘Too many pills. How too much medicine is endangering our health, and what we can do about it.’

By Dr James le Fanu, published 2018 by Little, Brown, ISBN978-1-4087-0977-1, 303 pages, price £13.99. By John Kapp, johnkapp@btinternet.com, www.reginaldkapp.org. (my emphasis) 15.8.18 Personal testimonies to this London GP tell of: (back cover) ‘being coerced into talking drugs which they do not need, debilitated by their adverse effects – and their almost miraculous recovery on…

Review of ‘The inflamed mind – A radical new approach to depression’ 

by Prof Edward Bullmore, 2018, Short Books, London, ISBN 978-1-78072-350-1. By John Kapp, johnkapp@btintternet.com, www.reginaldkapp.org.   30.7.18 The startling conclusion of this book is that depression is caused by a depressed immune system, not chemical imbalances in the brain.  He says: (p 19) ‘We can move on from the old polarised view that depression is all in the mind, or all in the brain, to see it as rooted also in the body; to see depression instead as a response…