#528 – The Hidden Logic Behind Our Motivations with Dan Ariely PhD

Dan Ariely Fuqua faculty

Dan Ariely
Fuqua faculty

Dan Ariely PhD is the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology & Behavioral Economics at Duke University. He is the founder and director of the Center for Advanced Hindsight, co-creator of the lm documentary (Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies, and a three-time New York Times bestselling author. His books include Predictably Irrational, The Upside of Irrationality, The Honest Truth About Dishonesty, and Irrationally Yours.
He lives in Durham, North Carolina with his wife, Sumi, and their two ador- able children, Amit and Neta.
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Video Clip of upcoming #528 interview with Dr. Dan Ariely on Human Motivation

Today my return guest is social psychologist, TED presenter, and author Dr. Dan Ariely.
We’ll be discussing his 2016 book, Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations.

The full video of the interview can be found at youtube.com/shrinkrapradio

#527 – Sex Addiction as Affect Dysregulation with Alexandra Katehakis


Alexandra Katehakis, MFT is Founder and Clinical Director of the Center for Healthy Sex in Los Angeles, Senior Fellow at The Meadows, faculty for the International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Professionals, and the 2012 Carnes Award recipient. She is a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist/Supervisor and an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist/Supervisor specializing in the treatment of sexual disorders. Ms. Katehakis is author of Sex Addiction As Affect Dysregulation: A Neurobiologically Informed Holistic Treatment, (2016). She is co-author of the 2015 AASECT award, and 2016 Clark Vincent award winning Mirror of Intimacy: Daily Reflections on Emotional and Erotic Intelligence (2014), contributing author to the 2013 Clark Vincent award winning Making Advances: A Comprehensive Guide for Treating Female Sex and Love Addicts, in M. Ferree (Ed.), (2012), and author of Erotic Intelligence: Igniting Hot Healthy Sex While in Recovery From Sex Addiction (2010). Read More »


Video Preview of #527 – Sex Addiction as Affect Dysregulation with Alexandra Katehakis

Today my guest is marriage and family therapist, Alexandra Katehakis, Founder and Clinical Director of the Los Angeles based Center for Healthy Sex and we’ll be discussing her work and 2016 book Sex Addiction As Affect Dysregulation: A Neurobiologically Informed Holistic Treatment.

#526 – On The Path of The Hero’s Journey with Michael Mervosh M.Ed.


Michael Mervosh M.Ed. is a licensed clinical psychologist in Pittsburgh, PA. He has been devoted to his full-time private practice, providing intensive individual and group psychotherapy for 25 years. He synthesizes his training background in Gestalt, Object Relations and Jungian orientations with extensive body-centered and mindfulness approaches.

His founding and lifelong work is with the Hero’s Journey Foundation, which he has cultivated over the past 18 years. This work is a uniquely crafted blend of nature-based psychological and mythological transformation work. He makes use of group process, community settings and majestic wilderness environments to deepen an individual’s self-awareness, and to help them embrace unifying life experiences. He is currently the Executive Director of this not-for-profit organization.

He is the co-founder and instructor of PsychoEnergetics Training, a four-year training program for depth work and process facilitation, set in community-oriented learning groups. PSEN Training is offered in the United States and Europe, with 50 students in each training program. It has been in existence since 2006.
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Video Preview of #526 – On The Path of The Hero’s Journey with Michael Mervosh

Today my guest is clinical psychologist, Dr. Michael Mervosh, who is the executive director of the Hero’s Journey Foundation and co-leader of the PsychoEnergetic Training retreats and we’ll be discussing his pioneering work.

The video for the full interview can be found at www.youtube.com/shrinkrapradio. The audio version will appear here on October 6, 2016.

Video Preview of #525 on ADHD Nation with Author Alan Schwarz

Today my guest is former New York Times reporter Alan Schwarz who is also the author of the 2016 book, ADHD Nation: Children, Doctors, Big Pharma, and the Making of An American Epidemic. The full length video can be found at www.youtube.com/shrinkrapradio.

#525 – ADHD Nation with Journalist/Author Alan Schwartz


Alan Schwarz is a former Pulitzer Prize–nominated investigative reporter for The New York Times whose acclaimed series of more than one hundred articles exposed the seriousness of concussions in the NFL and led to safety reforms for young athletes nationwide. His work was profiled in The New Yorker and honored with a George Polk Award, the Associated Press Sports Editors Award for Project Reporting (three times), and the 2013 Excellence in Statistical Reporting Award from the American Statistical Association. He and his family live in New York City.
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#524 – The Rise of Online Counseling and Therapy with Clay Cockrell LCSW


Clay Cockrell, LCSW is a therapist based in New York City and is the founder of several counseling oriented endeavors.

Most recently he is the founder of Onlinecounseling.com – a listing directory with the mission of helping clients all over the world to find the therapist that will best meet their needs. The site also works through their educational resources and podcasts to help counselors work online in an ethical, responsible and legal manner. A majority of proceeds from the site are donated to non-profit arts.

Clay started his career as the creator of Walk and Talk Therapy (www.walkandtalk.com). Instead of meeting in a traditional office, he conducts counseling sessions while walking through Central Park in NY. He has found that movement when associated with therapy is incredibly effective in allowing the healing and growth process that is so critical to the therapeutic journey. He consults with therapists all over the world to bring this innovative approach to their own practices.

Six years ago, Clay began his journey into the online world by the creation of Online Marital Counseling (www.maritalcounseling.com) He works with couples all over the world via online counseling to improve and / or salvage their broken relationships. It is incredibly valuable when the couple is living apart or having scheduling issues that prevent them from engaging in traditional couples counseling.

Originally from Kentucky, Clay moved to New York City with his wife in 1997. He has been featured on ABC’s Good Morning America, CNN and National Public Radio as well as in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, WebMD, and The Times of London. Most recently he was featured on CBS’s “The Doctor’s”.

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Video Preview of #524 – The Rise of Online Counseling and Therapy with Clay Cockrell LCSW

My guest is Clay Cockrell LCSW, founder of the online counseling directory and host of the online counseling podcast.
We’ll be discussing we’ll be discussing the current status of online counseling and psychotherapy, as well as its future.

Full video can be found at http://www.youtube.com/shrinkrapradio