“Turn science into something useful and usable.” That's what I try to do every day.
In my research, as quite commonly happens after some time, I began to feel dissatisfied. In fact, I considered it unacceptable that some theories, in both the medical and psychological fields, were based on logical foundations and links that could not be fully understood. In addition to this, I also wanted to understand why some techniques worked only at certain times and in different ways, depending from on who applied them.
The answers I reached were not always satisfying. For instance, saying that a therapy is more effective when there is a good relationship between patient and therapist makes sense, but it is still worthy of a high degree of analysis. Does it depend on the therapeutic relationship itself? If so, what are the key aspects and how do they work? Does a good relationship allow us to understand mechanisms which otherwise would not be investigated? Which neurobiological aspects are triggered (or are a prerequisite) in these emotional and relational interactions? Is the good relationship between therapist and patient the consequence—and thus not the cause—of the attention paid by the therapist to some aspects that others don’t normally consider?
My professional mission then became to cast light on these aspects and be able to share them with other colleagues and professionals, in the hope of making our jobs easier and more effective, thus generating both greater professional satisfaction and successful results for patients.
``Go to the heart of the matter and bring balance back.`` This in my main working focus.
When we talk about nutrition, we often stumble across a lot of different theories, sometimes different, sometimes contrasting. The same thing is true about education and relationships with children.
When we find ourselves in front of many different problematic circumstances, the reason is often that we are analysing complex situations exclusively from one point of view and with a specific perspective.
For example, a change in diet can lead to an immediate improvement, but it could also alter our digestion and, consequently, our immune system in the long term. The prolonged crying of a baby surely has immediate effects but, in the long term, it could also influence other areas of the brain such as the area which governs the management of emotions, a sense of safety, confidence, openness to relationships and many more, and it could even change the child’s epigenetic configuration.
``Working, developing a passion, growing professionally and having fun`` This is the approach of partnerships in Real Way of Life. Antonio
Michela, Andy, Marco and James are the founding pillars of our daily activities. They are creative and passionate professionals. Each one of them flanks and supports all study processes with a specific task, from the beginning to its final implementation.