Video Preview of #505 on Integrative Psychiatry with James Greenblatt

James Greenblatt, MD, has been using a personalized model of integrative medicine to treat depression for more than twenty-five years and has seen thousands of patients improve and recover. He is a pioneer in the field of integrative medicine having treated patients with mood disorders and complex eating disorders since 1990. There is a full-length video on my Shrink Rap Radio youtube site.

#504 – Using Mindfulness to Clear Emotional Clutter with Donald Altman M.A.

Donald Altman

Donald Altman is the author of Clearing Emotional Clutter and several other books about mindfulness. He is a practicing psychotherapist and former Buddhist monk. An award-winning writer and an expert on mindful eating, he teaches in the neurobiology program at Portland State University. Visit him online at http://www.mindfulpractices.com.
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#503 – Exploring The Disease Model Debate with Prof. Peter Kinderman

Peter Kinderman

Dr. Peter Kinderman is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Liverpool, an honorary Consultant Clinical Psychologist with Mersey Care NHS Trust and President-Elect of the British Psychological Society. His research interests are in psychological processes underpinning wellbeing and mental health. He recently launched a free, online, open-access course exploring our understanding of mental health and wellbeing and published ‘A Prescription for Psychiatry’, which presents his vision for the future of mental health services. You can follow him on Twitter as @peterkinderman.

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#502 – An Exploration of Self-Medication with Anna Fels MD

Anna Fels

Anna Fels, M.D. is an alumna of Harvard College where she graduated with high honors. Following a post-graduate year as a researcher at the Brigham Hospital in Boston, she attended the Harvard Medical School. Dr. Fels received her medical specialty and subspecialty training at New York Presbyterian Hospital. During her fellowship she did research at the Laboratory of Immunology and Cellular Physiology at Rockefeller University. Upon completing her fellowship, Dr. Fels joined the clinical faculty at New York Presbyterian hospital as well as the faculty of the Cornell Medical School. Dr.Fels subsequently joined the full time faculty at Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases.
In 1989 Dr. Fels changed fields, retraining to become a psychiatrist. While doing a second residency at the Payne Whitney Clinic of New York Hospital, she won several awards, including the prestigious Laughlin Fellowship from the American College of Psychiatrists. Currently Dr. Fels is a practicing psychiatrist and a faculty member of the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and of the New York Presbyterian Hospital. She has written on medical and psychiatric topics for publications that include The New York Times Book Review, the Times Literary Supplement (London), The Nation, M.D. Magazine and the Science Times and Sunday Review sections of The New York Times.

Throughout her career, Dr. Fels has focused on issues involving the roles of women in the workplace. Her book Necessary Dreams: Ambition in Women’s Changing Lives was published in the spring of 2004 (Pantheon) and reissued in paperback in 2005 (Anchor). The book has been excerpted in the Harvard Business Review (April 2004), and the exerpt was republished by the Harvard Business Review in their “OnPoint Collection” series. Dr. Fels has also contributed a chapter to “The Mommy Wars” (Random House 2006).

Dr. Fels has lectured widely on issues facing contemporary women for academic institutions and non-profit organizations including The World Bank and the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University; she has made presentations at numerous corporations including Citicorp, Lehman Brothers, Goldman Sachs, Ernst & Young and AOL Time Warner. Interviews of Dr. Fels have appeared on National Public Radio, Canadian Television, and in Time Magazine.
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#501 – Mindfulness and Relationship Enmeshment: Disentangling without Detaching with Ann Chanler PhD

Ann Chanler

Ann Chanler PhD is a psychologist-psychoanalyst and clinical supervisor in private practice in New York City. A cum laude graduate of Duke University who received her doctorate at Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus, she completed her post-doctoral psychoanalytic training in 2004 at the esteemed William Alanson White Institute in NYC. She teaches and writes on the integration of spirituality and psychoanalysis. Through her blogging on Psychology Today’s Contemporary Psychoanalytic blog post, a rigorous meditation practice, and her training in John Kabat-Zin’s mindfulness program, she brings an eastern sensibility to the western practice of psychoanalytic psychotherapy. This May she will be presenting a paper about using mindfulness to disentangle from enmeshed relationships at the 2nd International Conference on Mindfulness in Rome. Ann believes strongly in the psychological benefits of being rooted in the body to achieve a quiet mind. She’s been an athlete her entire life having competed in collegiate lacrosse and having captured a world championship in Ultimate Frisbee. She lives in Lower Manhattan with her husband, two daughters, and a dog. Read More »

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Video Preview of #501 with Ann Chanler, PhD

New York based psychoanalyst Ann Chanler, PhD who teaches and writes on the integration of spirituality and psychoanalysis. She brings an eastern sensibility to the western practice of psychoanalytic psychotherapy. We’ll be discussing When Mindfulness Meets Enmeshment: Disentangling Without Detaching.

#500 – Enhancing Your Baby’s Development Through Movement with Beverly Stokes

Beverly Stokes

Beverly Stokes is a Certified Movement Analyst (CMA), Movement Pattern Analyst (MPA), and Registered Somatic Movement Educator (RSME). She is internationally recognized for her best selling parenting title Amazing Babies Moving in five languages. With over twenty-five years experience working with babies, children, and adults, Beverly is acknowledged as a leader in the field of developmental movement education and nonverbal communication. Read More »

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Video Preview of #500 with Beverly Stokes on Infant Development

Beverly Stokes is a Certified Movement Analyst (CMA), Movement Pattern Analyst (MPA), and Registered Somatic Movement Educator (RSME). She is internationally recognized for her best selling parenting title Amazing Babies Moving in five languages. With over twenty-five years experience working with babies, children, and adults, Beverly is acknowledged as a leader in the field of developmental movement education and nonverbal communication.

#499 – An Evolutionary Theory of Dreaming with Finnish Psychologist Antti Revonsuo PhD

Antti Revonsuo

Antti Revonsuo, PhD, is a cognitive neuroscientist, psychologist, and philosopher of mind. He serves as a Professor of cognitive neuroscience at the University of Skövde in Sweden and of psychology at the University of Turku in Finland. His work focuses on philosophy of consciousness, visual awareness, and altered states of consciousness in general and dreaming in particular. He is well-known for his Threat Simulation Theory of dreaming. Also, he will be a keynote speaker at the upcoming International Association for The Study of Dreams in the Netherlands, June 24 – 28, 2016. His topic there will be: Towards a Unified Science of Dreaming and Consciousness.
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#498 – Duct Tape Parenting with Vicki Hoefle

Vicki Hoefle

From the bio on her website: Helping thousands of families for over two decades, Vicki Hoefle shares her parenting tips and techniques across the country. She combines expertise in Adlerian Psychology with a suite of actionable, time-tested tools. Her informative and highly engaging presentation style keeps her in demand as a speaker, facilitator and educator.

A master story-teller who is part comedian, part sage, mostly parent, Vicki offers ways to strengthen and enhance the parent-child relationship and bring out the best in each parent, the best in each child, and the best in each encounter. Vicki Hoefle leads parent education programs nationwide. It’s not about the latest quick-fix discipline strategy, sticker-chart or trying to become the perfect parent. It’s about developing relationships that will last a life time.

Vicki Hoefle’s parenting philosophy suggests parents take one step to the side and half a step back: parents should stay out of the way but not completely out of sight. Her new book, THE STRAIGHT TALK ON PARENTING: A No-Nonsense Approach on How to Grow a Grown-Up (Bibliomotion, April 21, 2015) shows the ease and value of parenting with the future in mind. Read More »

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