John Arden, PhD, ABPP has over 40 years of experience providing psychological services and directing mental health programs.
Dr. Arden’s most recent book is “MIND-BRAIN-GENE: Towards Psychotherapy Integration”. The book explores recent research in neuroscience and psychology that shows the mind is not one thing, but is composed of ongoing interactions between mental operating networks. For example, chronic inflammation and autoimmune disorders are strongly associated with depression and anxiety. Dysregulations of immune system, diet, and even gut bacteria profoundly affect mental health. Since mental health and physical health can no longer be compartmentalized as areas addressed by specialists, psychotherapists need to understand the mind-brain-body feedback loops.