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11

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By venombars - Apr 05 2020
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I looked up rap not this bull crap

Host and Intern Ask Great Questions

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The guests are great, but the questions asked really cover what I want to know most.
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Psychology Interviews: Exploring brain, body, mind, spirit, intuition, leadership, research, psychotherapy and more!

Rank #1: #664  My Journey of Healing Trauma and Dissociation with Christina Lepore

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Christina Lepore is a mental health worker and passionate advocate in supporting mental health initiatives and care for over 25 years. Her knowledge is exemplified through her lived experience with Complex PTSD. Her life's mission is to utilize all the skills she's mastered over the decades to help others improve their quality of life. Christina's journey has been published and shared online at The Mighty and Elephant Journal, where she recently received recognition for her writing. She is a collaborative author in the international best selling book Courage for Freedom in the area of Personal Transformation. Christina is currently writing a Memoir entitled Frozen in Time, about her lifelong experience living with Dissociative Identity Disorder and PTSD and how she healed with the use of EMDR, while also writing a daily motivational of poetry and prose to give hope to those with mental health issues. Christina also hosts a Facebook forum blog called Trauma Queen to be a voice for those who struggle to speak for themselves.  Her life long goal is to have trauma informed care and mental health courses in every school, church,Doctor’s office, Police Department to the highest judges in the land, with a focus on the ACE study, Trauma Informed Care and the epidemic of childhood trauma, why we ignore the evidence and the long term implications on physical and mental health, now and in the future.

Oct 28 2019

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Rank #2: #656 Pivot Toward What Matters in Your life with Steven C. Hayes PhD

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Based on 35 years of experience, Dr. Hayes deduces that changing your relationship to your thoughts and emotions, rather than trying to change their content, is the key to healing. By exposing his own struggle with a panic disorder in A LIBERATED MIND: How to Pivot Toward What Matters (Avery/Penguin Random House), Dr. Hayes reveals: Normal, successful people are often suffering. Instead of being shamed, we need to let go of finding a way out and instead pivot toward finding a way in. As the originator and pioneering researcher into Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), he lays out the psychological flexibility skills that make it one of the most powerful, research-based forms of therapy. Psychological flexibility refers to your ability to connect with the present moment and direct attention and action toward what you value. Whether you are contending with depression, substance abuse, chronic pain, relationship issues, or limitations in business, ACT teaches you that you hurt where you care. Instead of shunning your vulnerability, embrace it to live a meaningful life.
Steven C. Hayes is Nevada Foundation Professor in the Behavior Analysis program at the Department of Psychology at the University of Nevada. An author of 44 books and nearly 600 scientific articles, his career has focused on an analysis of the nature of human language and cognition and the application of this to the understanding and alleviation of human suffering. He is the developer of Relational Frame Theory, an account of human higher cognition, and has guided its extension to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), a popular evidence-based form of psychotherapy that uses mindfulness, acceptance, and values-based methods. Hayes has been President of Division 25 of the APA, of the American Association of Applied and Preventive Psychology, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, and the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science. He was the first Secretary-Treasurer of the Association for Psychological Science, which he helped form and has served a 5 year term on the National Advisory Council for Drug Abuse in the National Institutes of Health.
In 1992 he was listed by the Institute for Scientific Information as the 30th “highest impact” psychologist in the world and Google Scholar data ranks him among the top ~1,500 most cited scholars in all areas of study, living and dead (http://www.webometrics.info/en/node/58). His work has been recognized by several awards including the Exemplary Contributions to Basic Behavioral Research and Its Applications from Division 25 of APA, the Impact of Science on Application award from the Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis, and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy

Sep 05 2019

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Rank #3: #692 Overcoming Trauma During the Pandemic with Dr. Robert T. Muller

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Robert T. Muller, Ph.D. trained at Harvard, was on faculty at the University of Massachusetts, and is currently at York University in Toronto. Dr. Muller is a Fellow of the International Society for the Study of Trauma & Dissociation (ISSTD) for his work on trauma treatment. His recently-released Trauma & the Struggle to Open Up was awarded the 2019 ISSTD award for year's best written work on trauma. And his award-winning bestseller, "Trauma & the Avoidant Client" has been translated widely. As lead investigator on several multi-site programs to treat interpersonal trauma, Dr. Muller has lectured internationally (Australia, UK, Europe, USA), and has been keynote speaker at mental health conferences in New Zealand and Canada. He founded an online magazine, "The Trauma & Mental Health Report," that is now visited by over 100,000 readers a year. With over 25 years in the field, he practices in Toronto.

Apr 15 2020

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Rank #4: #658 Deconstructing Anxiety: From Fear to Fulfillment with Todd Pressman PhD

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Todd Pressman, Ph.D. is an international presenter, psychologist and author.  He is the founder and director of Logos Wellness Center and Pressman and Associates Life Counseling Center, dedicated to helping people design lives of meaning, purpose and fulfillment.  His studies under some of the world's leaders in the Consciousness movement, as well as the personal grooming he received from a father whose teachers were students of Sigmund Freud, prepared the way for the discovery of the holistic principles he espouses.  His work with Olympic athletes and high performing CEOs has further honed his understanding of the secrets of excellence and the path to fulfillment.

In 1982, he traveled around the world to study the great Wisdom traditions, spending time with a Zen master in the monastery of Kyoto; exchanging with a Zoroastrian high priest outside the Fire Temple of Mumbai; witnessing authentic fire walking and other fakir ceremonies in the jungles of Sri Lanka and Bali; and staying with a Jain family whose reverence for life had them put out sugar each night to feed the ants.  These experiences provided a cross-cultural perspective of the extraordinary capacities of the mind and spirit, a perspective that informs and enriches Dr. Pressman's work to this day,

In high demand as an international seminar leader and lecturer, he has presented at the prestigious Council Grove Conference (sponsored by the Menninger Foundation), the annual conference of the American Counseling Association, the International Society for the Systems Sciences, the International Conference on Holistic Medicine and Nursing (keynote speaker and chair),  the Annual Conference of the Society for Humanistic Psychology, the Association for Humanistic Psychology, the Omega Institute, the New York Open Center, the Tri-Quarter Gathering of Friends (keynote) and many others.  Having spoken at many of the major U.S. conferences on “A Course in Miracles”, he is recognized as one of the foremost authorities in that field.  Numerous journal publications, including articles in the highly regarded “Journal of Humanistic Psychology” and “Common Ground Magazine”, as well as two newspaper columns and multiple radio and television appearances, have demonstrated Pressman’s success as a proponent of the best of the new thinking in psychology and wellness.  His book entitled “Radical Joy: Awakening Your Potential for True Fulfillment” has also received wide acclaim.

He earned his doctorate in psychology from the Saybrook Institute and an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania.  Pressman’s own intensive personal search, including an internship in Gestalt therapy at the Esalen Institute and training under Stanislav Grof in the Spiritual Emergency Network program, complement his more traditional background. Dr. Pressman’s professional affiliations have included membership in the American Psychological Association, American Counseling Association and the Greater Philadelphia Society for Clinical Hypnosis.  He has served on the Speakers’ Bureau of the American Heart Association, the President’s Council for Physical Fitness and Sports, and was a member of the Board of Directors for Horizon House, a national program in psychosocial rehabilitation for those who suffer from developmental disabilities.  In 1986, he received the Distinguished Service Award for his work in psychoimmunity from the Philadelphia Resource and Networking Association.

Sep 19 2019

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Rank #5: #682 Values in Psychotherapy with Jenna LeJeune PhD

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Jenna LeJeune, PhD, is cofounder and president of Portland Psychotherapy Clinic, Research, and Training Center in Portland, OR. As a clinical psychologist, she is interested in helping people live lives of meaning and purpose even in the midst of suffering. In her clinical practice, Jenna specializes in working with clients struggling with relationship difficulties, including problems with intimacy and sexuality, trauma-related relationship challenges, and struggles people have in their relationship with their own bodies. She is also a peer-reviewed trainer in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and provides trainings for professionals around the world. She’s also co-author, along with Jason Luoma PhD of the 2019 book, Values in Therapy: A Clinician’s Guide to Helping Clients Explore Values, Increase Psychological Flexibility & Live a More Meaningful Life.

Mar 04 2020

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Rank #6: #673 Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy with Psychiatrist Jennifer Dore MD

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Jennifer Dore, MD is a member of the adjunct clinical faculty at Stanford and is a board certified psychiatrist specializing in psychodynamic psychotherapy and medication management for conditions such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, ADHD and addiction.  Dr. Dore earned her MD from New York Medical College in 2007, with the highest academic distinction, Alpha Omega Alpha and holds a B.A. from Amherst College where she majored in English Literature. Upon graduating, Dr. Dore trained for three years as a surgical resident at Weill Cornell/NY Presbyterian Hospital.  It was while training as a surgeon, specifically time covering the Intensive Care Unit, that Dr. Dore discovered a deep concern and interest in the complexity of human suffering and how difficult it is for patients and their families to make life critical medical decisions. Dr. Dore's training subsequently took her to Northern California where she joined the Stanford Department of Psychiatry as a resident physician.  While at Stanford, Dr. Dore's focus included the treatment of bipolar disorder, intensive individual psychotherapy, family and couples therapy, the treatment of addiction and medical decision making.   Dr. Dore's research in the area of bipolar disorder earned her recognition from the American Psychiatric Association during their 2013 Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Dr. Dore was also elected Chief Resident for her contributions as a leader and innovator.  With the founding of Helios Psychiatry, Dr. Dore is excited to connect with the community and deliver exceptional care grounded in an integrative approach to wellness and the whole person.

Dec 23 2019

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Rank #7: #654 Why We Elect Narcissists and Sociopaths with Bill Eddy LCSW

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Bill Eddy is a lawyer, therapist, mediator, and co-founder and Training Director of the High Conflict Institute. He obtained his law degree from the University of San Diego, a master’s degree of social work from San Diego State University, and a psychology degree from Case Western Reserve University. He has taught at the University of San Diego School of Law and the National Judicial College. Eddy currently provides training to professionals worldwide on the subject of managing high-conflict personalities and is a part-time faculty member at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law and at Monash University Law Chambers. He has written 15 books, the latest of which is Why We Elect Narcissists and Sociopaths… And How We Can Stop! He lives in California.

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Aug 14 2019

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Rank #8: #665 The Way of Effortless Mindfulness with Loch Kelly MSW

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Loch Kelly, M.Div., LCSW is the author of the best-selling The Way of Effortless Mindfulness. He is a licensed psychotherapist and recognized leader in the field of meditation. Loch is the founder of the non-profit, Open-Hearted Awareness Institute and has worked in community mental health, established homeless shelters and counseled family members of 9/11. Loch graduated from Columbia University where he received a traveling fellowship to Sri Lanka, India and Nepal. Loch collaborates with neuroscientists at Yale, UPenn and NYU in the study of how awareness training can enhance compassion and wellbeing.

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Nov 07 2019

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Rank #9: #670 Transform Your Perfectionism into Self-Confidence with Dr. Aziz Gazipura

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Dr. Aziz Gazipura is the world’s leading confidence expert. He teaches people how to learn confidence so they can eliminate self-doubt, hesitation and social anxiety and master conversations, accelerate in their careers, and create deeply fulfilling relationships.  He completed his doctoral training at Stanford and Palo Alto Universities and is the founder of the Center For Social Confidence. He has a large online following with his podcast and YouTube videos and is the author of three best-selling books, including his most popular book: Not Nice.

Dec 05 2019

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Rank #10: #666 Thoughts on The Evolution of Psychoanalysis with Psychoanalyst Amanda Lenox

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Amanda Lenox is a graduate of The Philadelphia School of Psychoanalysis, Philadelphia, PA. Other training and affiliations include the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Study Center, New York, NY; The Westchester Institute for Psychoanalysis, Bedford, NY; and the Center for Modern Psychoanalytic studies, New York, NY. She has additional training from Columbia University's psychiatric institute and medical center in psychosomatic and neuroscience research in psychotherapy. Amanda works as a psychotherapist and supervisor at Blanton-Peale Psychoanalytic Counseling Center. She is also in private practice in Herald Square. In her practice, she works with adults, adolescents, and children. She treats individuals, couples, families, and groups. Amanda is past Chair of Arts and Culture Committee at the Philadelphia School of Psychoanalysis. She currently presides as Chair of the Analysts in Training Committee at the National Association for the Advancement in Psychoanalysis. Additionally, Amanda sits as a board member at the American Board for Accreditation in Psychoanalysis (ABAP) and Chairs ABAP’s task force to bring psychoanalysis to the public. She is a consultant for Dance Magazine's mental health and wellness publications, and a Gradiva scholarship recipient for her paper "The Analyst's Projective Identifications: A Case Example."

Nov 13 2019

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Rank #11: #662 Love Demystified: Strategies for a Successful Love Life with Beverly Palmer PhD

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Beverly B. Palmer, Ph.D. is a professor emeritus of psychology at California State University, Dominguez Hills and a clinical psychologist in private practice in Torrance, California. Her academic knowledge and clinical understanding uniquely qualifies her to demystify love, which she has done in her recently published book,Love Demystified: Strategies for a Successful Love Life. She has used scientifically grounded studies to enlighten numerous students in her psychology courses and to counsel couples with relationship issues. She has publications and presentations on love, relationships, interpersonal skills, and sexuality. The American Psychological Association lists her as a scientific expert on interpersonal attraction and relationships for journalists to consult. She also has been happily married to her psychiatrist husband for 50 years, partially because she has lived the strategies that help build a lasting loving relationship.

Oct 17 2019

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Rank #12: #683 A Scientific Update on The Unconscious with Joel Weinberger PhD

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Joel Weinberger, PhD, is Professor in the Derner School of Psychology at Adelphi University. He is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science and of the American Psychological Association. His research on unconscious processes has been recognized with the Ulf Kragh Award from the University of Lundh, Sweden. Author or coauthor of approximately 100 publications, Dr. Weinberger is a founder of Implicit Strategies, which consults for political campaigns, nonprofits, and businesses. His political and business commentaries have appeared in the national media. He is also a practicing clinical psychologist.

Mar 12 2020

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Rank #13: #688 Existential-Humanistic Psychologist Kirk Schneider Reflects on The Pandemic

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KIRK J. SCHNEIDER, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and leading spokesperson for contemporary existential-humanistic psychology. Dr. Schneider is past editor of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology, adjunct faculty at Saybrook University and Teachers College, Columbia University, and president of the Existential-Humanistic Institute (EHI), He is also a Fellow of four divisions of the American Psychological Association (Humanistic, Clinical, Theoretical and Philosophical, and Independent Practice) as well as a frequent speaker at conferences and in the media.

Dr. Schneider is also the recipient of Honorary Diplomas and Memberships from The Society for Existential Analysis, UK; The East European Association for Existential Therapy; and the Living Institute, Toronto, Canada, whose diploma in “Existential-Integrative” Therapy is based on Dr. Schneider’s original model of this approach. He has authored or coauthored twelve books, including *The Paradoxical Self, Horror and the Holy, Existential-Integrative Psychotherapy, Awakening to Awe* and the forthcoming Wiley World Handbook of Existential Therapy. Several of these works have been translated into Chinese, German, Russian, Greek, Turkish, Portuguese, Slovakian, and Korean languages.

Mar 30 2020

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Rank #14: #674 Tools for Living Your Unstoppable Life with Catherine DeMonte

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Catherine DeMonte has been a licensed Marriage, Family, Child Therapist (LMFT) for over 25 years.  She is the author of the 2019 book, Beep! Beep! Get Out of My Way! Seven Tools for Living Your Unstoppable Life. She is highly regarded in the field and creates a safe, supportive space for her clients where they feel deeply respected and truly heard.  Her work is proactive and direct, and also very nurturing. She sees individuals (children, teens and adults) or couples with a variety of issues.  Her work utilizes mindfulness and Depth Psychology and is about empowering clients to find the answer within themselves. Her works' goal is to help people feel less triggered, more empowered and inspired and living joy-filled lives!  Her approach is about giving tools to deal with the blocks on one's path so that one sees how events don't happen TO us. Events happen FOR us. Everything that happens in our life is an opportunity for our growth, healing and expansion.  This empowering approach moves one from feeling victimized and in overwhelm to feeling hopeful and emboldened.  

She is also the facilitator of 8-session "Abundance Circles" she created which are safe, supportive, small-group gatherings that have helped countless women and men remove blocks that held them back. She provides specific tools at each of the Abundance Circle gatherings which build on each other to create the life that participants deeply desired and deserve.  Each circle is limited to five members and tend to grow quite close, and meet every other week for eight sessions. She is currently working on a book based on these tools. She has led a number of workshops and lectures in the area of relationship and parenting issues, empowerment, Mindfulness, creating authentic, abundant lives, and Inner Child work and has written many articles on the same topics.

Jan 08 2020

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Rank #15: #693 Survival and Disaster Psychologist Dr. Sarita Robinson on the Pandemic

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Dr. Sarita Robinson completed her PhD in Cognitive and Neuroimmune responses to Survival Situations under the supervision of Dr John Leach at Lancaster University. Her PhD research was carried out using simulated emergency situations (such as Helicopter Underwater Evacuation Training) to examine how the biological changes in the body and people‘s perceptions of threat impact on mental processing. Prior to this she obtained a BSc (Hons) in Psychology at Lancaster University, and a Masters degree in Cognitive Science at Manchester University. Once being awarded her PhD in 2004, Sarita has gone on to expand her research at UCLan and has focused on the three main stages of a disaster, preparedness, response and recovery. As well as lecturing and researching in Survival Psychology, Sarita is also a committee member of the British Psychological Society’s Crisis, Disaster and Trauma Section. She also offers consultancy under the University of Central Lancashire’s PROTECT programme.

Dr. Robinson is interviewed here by our Isabella Clarke.

Apr 17 2020

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Rank #16: #694 Psychotherapy and Reality TV with depth therapist Ian Spencer

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Ian Spencer, M.A. writes: I am a Los Angeles based psychotherapist working in Echo Park. I did my undergraduate studies at Bennington College and received a BA in Literature. I completed my graduate studies at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara focusing on Depth Psychology. I am a LMFT with a MA in Counseling Psychology. I did my clinical training and internship downtown at the Midnight Mission working with chronically un-housed individuals with dual-diagnosis' and at the Children's Institute in the Compton/Watts office focusing on home visits with families and school age children. Between undergraduate and graduate I worked as a film editor for two decades. I was present and active during the birth of reality TV and watched it evolve into the multi headed beast it is today - broadcast, streaming, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Tik-Tok. As an editor I had a unique window into this new form of storytelling where the stars were not professionals who only pretended to be someone else, but amateurs who became stars for just being themselves. Even before I became interested in changing my career I was aware that this new medium represented a psychological shift in the way the culture was understanding itself and reflecting itself. I knew we weren't making documentaries, but we weren't making fictions either. In addition it was clear that the effects of the fame was different for reality TV stars than professional actors - a reality TV star was someone who put their real emotional states on the screen for entertainment - emotional gladiators of sorts. The harder they battle the more they are loved or hated, often to devastating psychological consequence. It was after my training as a psychotherapist that I began to realize that reality TV held the shadow material for our culture, and as such it was no wonder that those who lived in shadow material paid a heavy price. It was this population that I became interested in treating.

Social media and other platforms have grown up interwoven with reality TV. Now anyone with an internet connection has the possibility of becoming internet famous. One viral moment on Instagram, YouTube or Twitter can change the course of a life. There are hundreds of thousands of people across the globe who would love nothing more than to have the spotlight of the world shown on them, yet most are unprepared for the true cost of this kind of attention. Celebrity brings a flood of projections upon the star. These projections are powerful and often succeed in destroying the stability of the receiver's Psyche - Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Elizabeth Taylor, Michael Jackson, Lindsay Lohan, Brittany Spears, to name just a few. In addition single projections can be fatal such as the murder of John Lennon. The smartphone essentially takes projections from fans and creates a lazer-beam that focuses them directly into the user's eyes. If you are an Influencer or otherwise a 'star' of an internet platform you will be exposed to many of the same challenges that Reality TV stars are exposed to.

The healing community is lagging behind in its understanding of the vulnerability social platforms present to our psyche. Most are focused on defending our social norms against smart phones - a battle I compare to past generations who burned comic books or Jazz records. This defensive attitude is reasonable considering that the digital revolution is threatening our understanding of reality by disrupted everything we thought was solid - our workplace, our parenting, our privacy, our leisure activities, our romance, even our therapy services. Our human endeavors are all strategies evolved over the millennia to contain the energy of our consciousness - work, play, religion, intimacy and art are the vessles that define us and ground our reality. Each time a new hill is crested there is a psychic dilemma that must be overcome - I am reminded of the opening scene of Stanley Kubrick's 2001 Space...

Apr 23 2020

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Rank #17: #671 How to Lead an Awesome, Resilient, and Intentional Life with Neil Pasricha

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Neil Pasricha is the New York Times bestselling author of five books, including The Book of Awesome and The Happiness Equation, which together have spent over 200 weeks on bestseller lists and have sold over 1,000,000 copies. His newest book is You Are Awesome: How To Navigate Change, Wrestle With Failure, and Live an Intentional Life. He hosts the Apple 'Best of 2018' award-winning podcast 3 Books with Neil Pasricha, which features live conversations with guests such as Malcolm Gladwell, Judy Blume, David Sedaris, and Chris Anderson of TED. He gives over fifty speeches a year to audiences such as Royal Families in the Middle East, SXSW, and Shopify. Prior to his current work, Neil completed his MBA from Harvard Business School and spent a decade as Director of Leadership at Walmart.

Dec 12 2019

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Rank #18: #663 A Public Interview with Dr. Ronald Purser on His New Book McMindfulness

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Ron Purser, Ph.D. is a professor of management at San Francisco State University where he has taught the last eighteen years in both the MBA and undergraduate business programs. Prior to moving to San Francisco, he taught at Loyola University of Chicago. He received his doctorate in organizational behavior at Case Western Reserve University. He is co-author of five books including, 24/7: Time and Temporality in the Network Society (Stanford University Press, 2007), and over 60 academic journal articles and book chapters. More recently, Prof. Purser writings have been exploring the challenges and issues of introducing mindfulness into secular contexts, particularly with regards to its encounter with modernity, Western consumer capitalism, and individualism.

In 1981, he began attending classes and retreats at the Tibetan Nyingma Institute in Berkeley. His formal Zen training started at the Cleveland Zen Center in 1985 under Koshin Ogui Sensei, who had been Shunryu Suzuki’s personal assistant in the early 1960’s. After returning to San Francisco in 1997, he continued to study and practice with Zen teachers and Tibetan lamas, is now an ordained Dharma instructor in the Korean Zen Buddhist Taego order. His professional writings and publications currently focus on the application of Buddhist psychology and mindfulness practices to management, and organizations.  His recent articles include Revisiting Mindfulness: A Buddhist-Based Conceptualization (with Joe Milillo at Harvard); Zen and the Art of Organizational Maintenance; Zen and the Creative Management of Dilemmas (with Albert Low); Deconstructing Lack: A Buddhist Perspective on Egocentric Organizations; and A Buddhist-Lacanian Perspective on Lack. His articles Beyond McMindfulness (Huffington Post) and Mindfulness’ Truthiness Problem (Salon.com) went viral in 2013 and 2014.

Oct 24 2019

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Rank #19: #657 Psychedelic-assisted therapy for PTSD with Michael and Annie Mithoefer

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Annie Mithoefer, B.S.N., is a Registered Nurse living in Asheville, NC. She was co-investigator on two of the MAPS-sponsored Phase 2 clinical trials for individuals with PTSD and a pilot study treating couples combining MDMA-assisted psychotherapy with Cognitive Behavioral Conjoint Therapy for PTSD. She is currently co-investigator in MT1, a protocol allowing MAPS-trained therapists to receive their own MDMA-assisted session, she conducts MAPS Therapist Trainings with her husband, Michael, and is a supervisor for Phase 3 therapists. She is a Grof-certified Holotropic Breathwork Practitioner and is trained in Hakomi Therapy.

Michael Mithoefer, M.D., is a psychiatrist living in Asheville, NC. He was co-investigator on two of the MAPS-sponsored Phase 2 clinical trials for individuals with PTSD and a pilot study treating couples combining MDMA-assisted psychotherapy with Cognitive Behavioral Conjoint Therapy for PTSD. He is the lead author of the MAPS Manual for MDMA-assisted Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. He is currently co-investigator in MT1, a protocol allowing MAPS-trained therapists to receive their own MDMA-assisted session, he conducts MAPS Therapist Trainings with his wife Annie, and is a supervisor for Phase 3 therapists. He is also the lead Medical Monitor for ongoing Phase 3 trials, is a supervisor for Phase 3 therapists, and participates in new MPBC protocol development. He is a Grof-certified Holotropic Breathwork Facilitator and is trained in EMDR and Internal Family Systems Therapy. He is clinical assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina, and has been board certified in Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Psychiatry and is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.

Sep 12 2019

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#700 Studies in Loneliness with Social Psychologist & Attorney J.W. Freiberg

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J.W. Freiberg studies chronic loneliness through the unique lens of a social psychologist (PhD, UCLA) turned lawyer (JD, Harvard). A former assistant professor in the department of social psychology at Boston University, he served for decades as general counsel to more than a dozen mental health and social service agencies in Boston, including The Home for Little Wanderers, the nation’s oldest child-welfare organization. Dr. Freiberg is the author of Surrounded by Others and Yet So Alone: A Lawyer’s Case Stories of Love, Loneliness, and Litigation (June 2020), in which he explores the impact of faulty connections in failing relationships, through the telling of five case stories mined from his 30-years as an attorney.

 Dr. Freiberg twice organized scholarly symposia on childhood trauma; the papers from his 2018 symposium “Loneliness and the Power of Permanency,” held at The Kennedy Center in Boston and attended by more than 400 mental health professionals, are collected into his edited work Growing Up Lonely: Disconnection and Misconnection in the Lives of Our Children. Dr. Freiberg is the author of the award-winning book Four Seasons of Loneliness (2016), and of Critical Sociology: European Perspectives and The French Press. He a member of the MA state bar and the bar of the Supreme Court of the US.

 Two other books on loneliness by him are: Surrounded By Others And Yet So Alone and his study of children, Growing Up Lonely.

Jun 03 2020

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#699 Health Psychology During The Pandemic With Mark Weisberg PhD

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Dr. Mark Weisberg is a Board-Certified Clinical Health Psychologist in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is Adjunct Community Faculty, Academic Health Center, University of Minnesota. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, and American Academy of Clinical Health Psychology. Additionally, he is a past president of the Minnesota Society of Clinical Hypnosis and past vice-president of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. He has worked at the Minnesota Head and Neck Pain Clinic in St Paul MN for over 30 years and maintains an independent practice in Minneapolis MN.

Dr. Weisberg has been involved in clinical practice and consultation in integrative mind-body medicine and treatment of chronic physical conditions for over 30 years and teaches nationally and internationally on these topics. He has many publications in the medical, dental, and psychological scientific literature. He is the co-author of Trust Your Gut: Get Lasting Healing from IBS and Other Chronic Digestive Problems Without Drugs (Conari Press), a consumer book on integrative treatment of digestive disorders.

May 28 2020

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#698 An Introduction to The Work of Carl Jung with Gary Bobroff M.A.

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Gary S. Bobroff is the author of Knowledge in a Nutshell: Carl Jung (Acrturus Books, London 2020).  He is the founder of Jungian Online and JUNG Archademy and the developer and facilitator of Archetypal Nature.  He has an MA in Jungian-oriented Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute and a BA from the University of British Columbia, Canada.

May 21 2020

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#697 Therapy on The Virtual Couch During The Pandemic with UK Analyst Prof. Brett Kahr

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Over the years, Prof. Brett Kahr has worked in numerous settings, ranging from the British National Health Service, to various universities, to the British Broadcasting Corporation, where he served for many years as Resident Psychotherapist on B.B.C. Radio 2, broadcasting to 15,000,000 people weekly and chairing the B.B.C.’s mental health campaign.  He has also held appointments as Special Media Adviser to the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy, and he is the current Chair of the Media Advisory Group for the British Psychoanalytic Council as well as the Chair of its new Academic Membership Committee.

Author of 14 books and series editor of more than fifty-five additional titles, his publications include D.W. Winnicott:  A Biographical Portrait, which won the Gradiva Award for Biography; Sex and the Psyche – a study of the traumatic origins of sexual fantasies – which became a Sunday Times best-seller; as well as Tea with Winnicott, chosen as a “Book of the Year” in The Guardian; and, also, Coffee with Freud.  Most recently, he has published How to Flourish as a Psychotherapist.  Recent books include include Bombs in the Consulting Room:  Surviving Psychological Shrapnel and, also, Celebrity Mad:  Why Otherwise Intelligent People Worship Fame. Upcoming books include: Corona Cannot Kill the Unconscious: Therapy on the Virtual Couch and Dangerous Lunatics:  Trauma, Criminality, and Forensic Psychotherapy.

May 14 2020

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#696 Growing from Depression with UK Psychiatrist and Philosopher Neel Burton MD

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Psychiatrist, Philosopher, Writer, and Wine-Lover Neel Burton MD was born in 1978 in Curepipe, Mauritius to a Mauritian father and a Zanzibari mother, and grew up in Geneva, Switzerland. From 1996 to 2002, he studied medicine and neuroscience in London. He then moved to Paris, where he worked as a strategy consultant and, later, as an English teacher. In 2003, he returned to medicine and the UK, and, in 2004, went up to Oxford to specialize in psychiatry while simultaneously reading for a Master’s in philosophy in the University of London. He currently lives and teaches in Oxford, where he is a Fellow of Green-Templeton College. He is the recipient of the Society of Authors' Richard Asher Prize, the British Medical Association's Young Authors' Award, the Medical Journalists' Association Open Book Award, and a Best in the World Gourmand Award. His work has been translated into several languages, including Chinese, Japanese, German, Italian, and Portuguese.  The book he discusses here with Isabella Clarke is Growing From Depression.

May 07 2020

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#695 Living Like Crazy with Compassion Focused Therapist Paul Gilbert PhD

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Paul Gilbert, FBPsS, PhD, OBE is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Derby and Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Derbyshire Health Care Foundation Trust. He has researched evolutionary approaches to psychopathology for over 35 years with a special focus on shame and the treatment of shame based difficulties - for which compassion focused therapy was developed. He was made a Fellow of the British Psychological Society in 1993. In 2003 Paul was president of the BABCP and a member of the first British Governments’ NICE guidelines for depression. He has written/edited 20 books (including Living Like Crazy) and over 200 papers. In 2006 he established the Compassionate Mind Foundation, a charity with the mission statement “to promote wellbeing through the scientific understanding and application of compassion” (www.compassionatemind.co.uk). He was awarded an OBE in March 2011.

Apr 30 2020

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#694 Psychotherapy and Reality TV with depth therapist Ian Spencer

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Ian Spencer, M.A. writes: I am a Los Angeles based psychotherapist working in Echo Park. I did my undergraduate studies at Bennington College and received a BA in Literature. I completed my graduate studies at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara focusing on Depth Psychology. I am a LMFT with a MA in Counseling Psychology. I did my clinical training and internship downtown at the Midnight Mission working with chronically un-housed individuals with dual-diagnosis' and at the Children's Institute in the Compton/Watts office focusing on home visits with families and school age children. Between undergraduate and graduate I worked as a film editor for two decades. I was present and active during the birth of reality TV and watched it evolve into the multi headed beast it is today - broadcast, streaming, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Tik-Tok. As an editor I had a unique window into this new form of storytelling where the stars were not professionals who only pretended to be someone else, but amateurs who became stars for just being themselves. Even before I became interested in changing my career I was aware that this new medium represented a psychological shift in the way the culture was understanding itself and reflecting itself. I knew we weren't making documentaries, but we weren't making fictions either. In addition it was clear that the effects of the fame was different for reality TV stars than professional actors - a reality TV star was someone who put their real emotional states on the screen for entertainment - emotional gladiators of sorts. The harder they battle the more they are loved or hated, often to devastating psychological consequence. It was after my training as a psychotherapist that I began to realize that reality TV held the shadow material for our culture, and as such it was no wonder that those who lived in shadow material paid a heavy price. It was this population that I became interested in treating.

Social media and other platforms have grown up interwoven with reality TV. Now anyone with an internet connection has the possibility of becoming internet famous. One viral moment on Instagram, YouTube or Twitter can change the course of a life. There are hundreds of thousands of people across the globe who would love nothing more than to have the spotlight of the world shown on them, yet most are unprepared for the true cost of this kind of attention. Celebrity brings a flood of projections upon the star. These projections are powerful and often succeed in destroying the stability of the receiver's Psyche - Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Elizabeth Taylor, Michael Jackson, Lindsay Lohan, Brittany Spears, to name just a few. In addition single projections can be fatal such as the murder of John Lennon. The smartphone essentially takes projections from fans and creates a lazer-beam that focuses them directly into the user's eyes. If you are an Influencer or otherwise a 'star' of an internet platform you will be exposed to many of the same challenges that Reality TV stars are exposed to.

The healing community is lagging behind in its understanding of the vulnerability social platforms present to our psyche. Most are focused on defending our social norms against smart phones - a battle I compare to past generations who burned comic books or Jazz records. This defensive attitude is reasonable considering that the digital revolution is threatening our understanding of reality by disrupted everything we thought was solid - our workplace, our parenting, our privacy, our leisure activities, our romance, even our therapy services. Our human endeavors are all strategies evolved over the millennia to contain the energy of our consciousness - work, play, religion, intimacy and art are the vessles that define us and ground our reality. Each time a new hill is crested there is a psychic dilemma that must be overcome - I am reminded of the opening scene of Stanley Kubrick's 2001 Space...

Apr 23 2020

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#693 Survival and Disaster Psychologist Dr. Sarita Robinson on the Pandemic

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Dr. Sarita Robinson completed her PhD in Cognitive and Neuroimmune responses to Survival Situations under the supervision of Dr John Leach at Lancaster University. Her PhD research was carried out using simulated emergency situations (such as Helicopter Underwater Evacuation Training) to examine how the biological changes in the body and people‘s perceptions of threat impact on mental processing. Prior to this she obtained a BSc (Hons) in Psychology at Lancaster University, and a Masters degree in Cognitive Science at Manchester University. Once being awarded her PhD in 2004, Sarita has gone on to expand her research at UCLan and has focused on the three main stages of a disaster, preparedness, response and recovery. As well as lecturing and researching in Survival Psychology, Sarita is also a committee member of the British Psychological Society’s Crisis, Disaster and Trauma Section. She also offers consultancy under the University of Central Lancashire’s PROTECT programme.

Dr. Robinson is interviewed here by our Isabella Clarke.

Apr 17 2020

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#692 Overcoming Trauma During the Pandemic with Dr. Robert T. Muller

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Robert T. Muller, Ph.D. trained at Harvard, was on faculty at the University of Massachusetts, and is currently at York University in Toronto. Dr. Muller is a Fellow of the International Society for the Study of Trauma & Dissociation (ISSTD) for his work on trauma treatment. His recently-released Trauma & the Struggle to Open Up was awarded the 2019 ISSTD award for year's best written work on trauma. And his award-winning bestseller, "Trauma & the Avoidant Client" has been translated widely. As lead investigator on several multi-site programs to treat interpersonal trauma, Dr. Muller has lectured internationally (Australia, UK, Europe, USA), and has been keynote speaker at mental health conferences in New Zealand and Canada. He founded an online magazine, "The Trauma & Mental Health Report," that is now visited by over 100,000 readers a year. With over 25 years in the field, he practices in Toronto.

Apr 15 2020

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#691 Vishvapani Blomfield on a Buddhist response to the pandemic

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Vishvapani is a writer and teacher of Buddhism, mindfulness and meditation. He discovered meditation and Buddhism when he was fourteen and became a Buddhist soon after. In 1996 he founded Dharma Life Magazine and edited it until 2005.  He writes on Buddhist themes for various publications and since 2006 has been the Buddhist contributor to BBC Radio 4’s Thought for the Day. In 2011 Vishvapani published a biography of the Buddha with Quercus: Gautama Buddha: the Life and Teachings of the Awakened One. He has also published an anthology, Challenging Times, of powerful stories of courage and hard-earned wisdom showing the rewards of opening our hearts when things get really tough Vishvapani also works as a trainer in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR/MBCT).

Apr 12 2020

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#690 Geneticist Sara Winokur on The Pandemic

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Sara Winokur is a geneticist, researcher, and author. Sara has a master’s degree in cytogenetics and a Ph.D. in molecular genetics. Her research helped identify mutations underlying muscular dystrophy, Huntington’s disease, dwarfism, and a rare craniofacial syndrome. She continues to work as a consultant on potential therapies for genetic disease. She is also the author of the Icelandic mystery, Double Blind: The Icelandic Manuscript Murders.  Dozens of her articles have been published in scientific journals. Her research has appeared in Human Molecular Genetics, Nature Genetics, and Cell Stem Cell. Sara is a well-respected figure in the scientific community. As an ovarian cancer "thriver", Sara has a sense of gratitude, strength, and perspective. She resides with her husband and writes in Southern California.

Apr 08 2020

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Introducing Business Wars

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Hello Shrink Rap Radio Listeners,
Here's something a little different, a promo for a podcast I think you might enjoy. It's called business wars. Business Wars digs deep into some of the greatest corporate rivalries of all time. Each season of Business Wars digs deep into some of the greatest corporate rivalries of all time.Think Facebook VS Snapchat or Nike VS Adidas. On each weekly episode they give you an inside look at what inspired entrepreneurs to take risks that drove their companies to new heights --  or into the ground. In this season “Starbucks VS Dunkin”, they follow these two java giants in a war that started brewing in the 1950s and is now hotter than ever.  Coffee is a 100 billion dollar plus global industry with these two duking it out at the top, but their battle is about more than coffee. Here's a 4-minute sample.  For the full episode go to: wondery.fm/shrinkrapBW

Apr 06 2020

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#689 Jungian Analyst Gary Trosclair on The Healthy Compulsive & The Pandemic

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Gary Trosclair, DMA, LCSW is a psychotherapist and Jungian analyst in private practice in New York City and Westchester County, New York. President of the New York Association for Analytical Psychology, he also serves on the faculty of the C.G. Jung Institute of New York and the C.G. Jung Foundation of New York. He serves as clinical coordinator for the Jung Institute Low-Fee Clinic.His book, The Healthy Compulsive: Healing Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder and Taking the Wheel of the Driven Personality (Rowman and Littlefield, 2020), and his blog The Healthy Compulsive Project, have provided inspiration and encouragement to thousands of readers who have been affected by OCPD.His previous book, I’m Working On It In Therapy: How To Get The Most Out Of Psychotherapy (Skyhorse 2015), serves as a client’s guide to using therapy effectively and productively, offering ten practical tools, illustrated with clinical vignettes and stories from film, literature, and mythology.

Apr 02 2020

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#688 Existential-Humanistic Psychologist Kirk Schneider Reflects on The Pandemic

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KIRK J. SCHNEIDER, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and leading spokesperson for contemporary existential-humanistic psychology. Dr. Schneider is past editor of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology, adjunct faculty at Saybrook University and Teachers College, Columbia University, and president of the Existential-Humanistic Institute (EHI), He is also a Fellow of four divisions of the American Psychological Association (Humanistic, Clinical, Theoretical and Philosophical, and Independent Practice) as well as a frequent speaker at conferences and in the media.

Dr. Schneider is also the recipient of Honorary Diplomas and Memberships from The Society for Existential Analysis, UK; The East European Association for Existential Therapy; and the Living Institute, Toronto, Canada, whose diploma in “Existential-Integrative” Therapy is based on Dr. Schneider’s original model of this approach. He has authored or coauthored twelve books, including *The Paradoxical Self, Horror and the Holy, Existential-Integrative Psychotherapy, Awakening to Awe* and the forthcoming Wiley World Handbook of Existential Therapy. Several of these works have been translated into Chinese, German, Russian, Greek, Turkish, Portuguese, Slovakian, and Korean languages.

Mar 30 2020

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#686 Irish Franciscan Monk & Poet Richard Hendrick on Coping with The Pandemic

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Brother Richard Hendrick is a Capuchin Franciscan priest-friar, living and working in Ireland. He teaches Christian meditation – and has written some beautiful poetry too, including his poem, Lockdown, which has gone viral during the current Pandemic.
Lockdown by Brother Richard:
Yes there is fear.

Yes there is isolation.

Yes there is panic buying.

Yes there is sickness.

Yes there is even death.

But,

They say that in Wuhan after so many years of noise

You can hear the birds again.

They say that after just a few weeks of quiet

The sky is no longer thick with fumes

But blue and grey and clear.

They say that in the streets of Assisi

People are singing to each other

across the empty squares,

keeping their windows open

so that those who are alone

may hear the sounds of family around them.

They say that a hotel in the West of Ireland

Is offering free meals and delivery to the housebound.

Today a young woman I know

is busy spreading fliers with her number

through the neighbourhood

So that the elders may have someone to call on.

Today Churches, Synagogues, Mosques and Temples

are preparing to welcome

and shelter the homeless, the sick, the weary

All over the world people are slowing down and reflecting

All over the world people are looking at their neighbours in a new way

All over the world people are waking up to a new reality

To how big we really are.

To how little control we really have.

To what really matters.

To Love.

So we pray and we remember that

Yes there is fear.

But there does not have to be hate.

Yes there is isolation.

But there does not have to be loneliness.

Yes there is panic buying.

But there does not have to be meanness.

Yes there is sickness.

But there does not have to be disease of the soul

Yes there is even death.

But there can always be a rebirth of love.

Wake to the choices you make as to how to live now.

Today, breathe.

Listen, behind the factory noises of your panic

The birds are singing again

The sky is clearing,

Spring is coming,

And we are always encompassed by Love.

Open the windows of your soul

And though you may not be able

to touch across the empty square,

Sing

Mar 24 2020

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#685 Philosopher Massimo Pigliucci on Stoicism and Coping with The Covid-19 Virus

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Prof. Pigliucci has a PhD in Evolutionary Biology from the University of Connecticut and a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Tennessee. He currently is the K.D. Irani Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York. His research interests include the philosophy of science, the relationship between science and philosophy, the nature of pseudoscience, and the practical philosophy of Stoicism. Prof. Pigliucci has been elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science “for fundamental studies of genotype by environmental interactions and for public defense of evolutionary biology from pseudo-scientific attack.”  In the area of public outreach, Prof. Pigliucci has published in national and international outlets such as the New York Times, Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal, among others. He is a Fellow of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry and a Contributing Editor to Skeptical Inquirer. He blogs on practical philosophy at Patreon and Medium.  At last count, Prof. Pigliucci has published 165 technical papers in science and philosophy. He is also the author or editor of 13 books, including the best selling How to Be A Stoic: Using Ancient Philosophy to Live a Modern Life (Basic Books). Other titles include Nonsense on Stilts: How to Tell Science from Bunk (University of Chicago Press), and How to Live a Good Life: A Guide to Choosing Your Personal Philosophy (co-edited with Skye Cleary and Daniel Kaufman, Penguin/Random House).

Mar 22 2020

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#684 A Therapist’s Memoir of Addiction, Redemption, and Hope in Unlikely Places with Carder Stout PhD

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Carder Stout, Ph.D. is a Los Angeles-based psychologist who specializes in depth psychology—the process of uncovering hidden, self-destructive tendencies—and treats anxiety, depression, addiction and trauma. Stout is the producer of three award-winning independent films, which opened doors to meeting, and eventually treating, celebrities in the entertainment industry. Stout, himself an addict, has been in recovery for almost 15 years and describes his grueling experience with drugs and alcohol in his memoir, Lost in Ghost Town. In addition to his practice and his philanthropic work, Stout is a frequent contributor to Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle website Goop, musician Alanis Morissette’s health and wellness website, Alanis.com, and the Huffington Post. He has been featured on Larry King, Good Day LA and Us Weekly. A graduate from Trinity College with a BA in creative writing, Stout earned a master’s degree in New Mexico, and a Ph.D. in psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara. For more information, visit  CarderStout.com.

Mar 19 2020

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#683 A Scientific Update on The Unconscious with Joel Weinberger PhD

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Joel Weinberger, PhD, is Professor in the Derner School of Psychology at Adelphi University. He is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science and of the American Psychological Association. His research on unconscious processes has been recognized with the Ulf Kragh Award from the University of Lundh, Sweden. Author or coauthor of approximately 100 publications, Dr. Weinberger is a founder of Implicit Strategies, which consults for political campaigns, nonprofits, and businesses. His political and business commentaries have appeared in the national media. He is also a practicing clinical psychologist.

Mar 12 2020

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#682 Values in Psychotherapy with Jenna LeJeune PhD

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Jenna LeJeune, PhD, is cofounder and president of Portland Psychotherapy Clinic, Research, and Training Center in Portland, OR. As a clinical psychologist, she is interested in helping people live lives of meaning and purpose even in the midst of suffering. In her clinical practice, Jenna specializes in working with clients struggling with relationship difficulties, including problems with intimacy and sexuality, trauma-related relationship challenges, and struggles people have in their relationship with their own bodies. She is also a peer-reviewed trainer in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and provides trainings for professionals around the world. She’s also co-author, along with Jason Luoma PhD of the 2019 book, Values in Therapy: A Clinician’s Guide to Helping Clients Explore Values, Increase Psychological Flexibility & Live a More Meaningful Life.

Mar 04 2020

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#681 Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy Plus Apollo Wearable Device with David Rabin MD PHD

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Dr. David Rabin MD, PhD is the chief innovation officer, co-founder and co-inventor at Apollo Neuroscience Inc. In his role, Dr. Rabin is developing Apollo Neuroscience's IP portfolio and running clinical trials of the Apollo technology, the first scientifically-validated wearable system to improve focus, sleep and access to meditative states by delivering layered vibrations to the skin. Dr. Rabin is a board-certified psychiatrist, translational neuroscientist, inventor and has been studying the impact of chronic stress in humans for more than 10 years. He has specifically focused his research on the clinical translation of non-invasive therapies that improve mood, focus, sleep and quality of life in treatment-resistant illnesses. Dr. Rabin received his MD in medicine and a PhD in neuroscience from Albany Medical College and trained in psychiatry at Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Dr. Rabin organized the world’s largest controlled study of psychedelic medicines in collaboration with colleagues at Yale, the University of Southern California, Mt. Sinai, I’Dor, Modern Spirit, and MAPS (Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies) to determine the mechanisms of the dramatic therapeutic benefits observed following psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy in treatment-resistant mental illness. Biological specimens are being collected from the first cohort of patients diagnosed with treatment-resistant PTSD in the MAPS FDA phase 3 double-blind randomized placebo-controlled crossover trial that began in 2019.

Dr. Rabin is also the founder and executive director of the Board of Medicine, a nonprofit charity focused on improving the safety and effectiveness of medication-based treatments for patients and healthcare providers. Dr. Rabin built and led a team of expert physicians and scientists to spearhead the development of the world’s first evidence-based peer-reviewed clinical guidelines for the safe use of medical cannabis and other complementary and alternative medicines. The Board of Medicine uses these guidelines to train and certify healthcare providers and industry partners, as well as to provide quality control standards for natural and unregulated medicines to support the community goals of high-quality clinical research and harm-reduction.

Dr. Rabin continues his clinical psychiatry practice providing psychiatric treatment as well as psychotherapy services to his clients and patients in California and Pennsylvania.

Feb 26 2020

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