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Paul Kiritsis, PsyD Clinical Psychology, DPhil., MA (History)

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The Organic Delusions

In this video, clinical psychologist Dr. Paul Kiritsis transforms into different fictional characters as a way of demonstrating the characteristics of different organic monothematic delusions and subsequently describes the neuroanatomical lesion sites correlated with their phenomenology. Click on the link below to view the video: The Organic Delusions (https://www.youtube.com/ ..

Culture Wars II

Culture Wars II: In this installment/episode, clinical psychologist Dr. Paul Kiritsis interviews Eshwar Krishnaswamy (Ash) about immigrating to Melbourne, Australia, from Malaysia. Topics include upbringing, the experience of racism, cultural stereotypes, traditional gender roles, nationalism and ultranationalism, boundaries, cuisine, the far-reaching implications of mythological  ..

On Becoming a Clinical Psychologist

In this video feature, Dr. Paul Kiritsis discusses pathways to becoming a licensed clinical psychologist in California, USA, and shares personal thoughts and experiences pertaining to this lengthy but rewarding process. To view the video please click on the link below: On Becoming a Clinical Psychologist (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aV_PuqdRghY)  ..

Culture Wars I

Culture Wars I: In this installment/episode, clinical psychologist Dr. Paul Kiritsis interviews C'ante Was'te Winyan (Charity Anne Ross) about the pros and cons of growing up in a bicultural home. Topics include upbringing, the experience of casual racism, cultural stereotypes, identification and dis-identification, psychological and religious worldviews, the far-reaching implicat ..

BOOK IN FOCUS: THE CREATIVE ADVANTAGES OF SCHIZOPHRENIA

Click on the link below to read an introductory article about Paul’s book, The Creative Advantages of Schizophrenia (2019), on Cambridge Scholars’ Book in Focus series page. https://www.cambridgescholars.com/news/item/book-in-focus-the-creative-advantages-of-schizophrenia-the-muse-and-the-mad-hatter ..

Hearing Voices

In this third episode of his thought-provoking series “Contentious Issues in Theoretical Neuroscience” clinical psychologist Dr. Paul Kiritsis tackles the subject of hearing voices/auditory verbal hallucinations. Kiritsis explores the phenomenology of voice-hearing, classification systems, the existing cognitive neurobiological models with their limited explanatory powers ..

Best Psychology Book at the Pacific Book Awards 2021

The Creative Advantages of Schizophrenia: The Muse and the Mad Hatter (2019) has won the Best Psychology category and A Critical Investigation into Precognitive Dreams: Dreamscaping without My Timekeeper (2021) has won a Finalist distinction for the same category in the 2021 Pacific Book Awards. To see the full list of winners please click on the link below: 2021 Winners and ..

The Survival Hypothesis Interview

In this video Dr. Paul Kiritsis and Charity Anne Ross discuss reincarnation, past-life memories, and other anomalous phenomena. Click on the link below to access it: The Survival Hypothesis Interview (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEGruGuwhbM)  ..

The Creative Advantages of Schizophrenia wins Silver Award for Societal Issues

The Creative Advantages of Schizophrenia: The Muse and the Mad Hatter (2019) has won a Silver Reviewer's Choice Award under the category of Societal Issues for the 2020-2021 Reviewer’s Choice Award Competition hosted by Reader Views.  ..

Paperback Version of A Critical Investigation into Precognitive Dreams Released

Cambridge Scholars Publishing has just released the paperback version of the award-winning A Critical Investigation into Precognitive Dreams: Dreamscaping without My Timekeeper. To order a copy please go to: A Critical Investigation into Precognitive Dreams page (https://www.cambridgescholars.com/product/978-1-5275-4633-2)  ..