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Matters of Love

Dr. John Twomey
Dr. John Twomey, Author and Senior Faculty Member at Cambridge College School of Psychology & Counseling

We all have an intellectual brain and an emotional brain. They interact with each other. Both influence how we think and live our lives. Sometimes they can get in each other’s way. Is your intellectual brain stumbling over your emotional brain in your love life? Are you aware that your neurons are generating energy patterns that influence how you see the world and express yourself in a relationship? When you read this book you may discover how your rationally thinking mind is always attempting to find a reason for your emotional brain driven love needs and desires. You will begin to understand your hungry heart’s craving. You will decipher the sometimes pleasant and sometimes unwelcome aspects of the mysterious expressions that can spontaneously and unexpectedly surge from deep within you.

The author shares his fifty-years of experience with these matters of love as he describes his approaches to unraveling the excitement and pain sitting deep in our struggling minds. He shares his patients’ and students’ many intriguing stories of love, offering his insights into how to let go of our painful experiences of the past. He provides us techniques to move forward and live in the present. After reading this book you will be able to refine your personal perspective on your own unique matters of love. Your needs, conflicts and anxieties that are getting in your way will begin to recede as you pursue your quest to discover that emotional loving closeness and connection that your heart is yearning for.     

About Dr. John Twomey

Dr. John Twomey is a graduate of Boston University and a board-certified clinical psychologist, (ABPP). He is a fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Psychology and the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the American Board of Professional Psychology. He is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine and on the senior faculty in the School of Psychology and Counseling at Cambridge College. 

John was a psychologist for four decades at the Veterans Outpatient Clinic in Boston. Throughout his career his passion has been focused on sharing with medical and mental health students his expertise on recovering from trauma and healing broken hearts. The focus of this therapy is to activate the patient’s restorative healing energy patterns so that a meaningful quality of life and satisfying emotional relationships can emerge.

John has a background in all major approaches to psychology beginning with his undergraduate studies in cognitive psychology. He trained in the then infant field of neuropsychology when he was a corpsman with the United States Navy. In graduate school he conducted research on the Body-Mind connection, writing his doctoral dissertation on the Personality Patterns of Patients with Coronary Heart Disease. While serving on the faculty at Southern Illinois University he did advanced training with experts in the field of behavior therapy and group psychology. 

Dr. Twomey spent nine years in extensive training in psychodynamic depth psychology and psychiatry with Dr. John Murray, the co- founder of the Boston Psychoanalytic Institute. The renowned pioneer group therapist and psychologist Dr. John Arsenian was his mentor and coach for more than two decades. For several years he has trained with various masters in inner psychic scientific approaches to therapeutic healing techniques.

John is an avid baseball fan and was a youth baseball coach for many years. He and his wife live in suburban Boston and have four grown children and five grandchildren.

For more information on his book, see http://elevatingenergy.com