Category Archives: Consciousness

altered states, dreams, hypnosis, psychedelics, etc.

Video Clip of #529 with John C. Robinson PhD on The Divine Human

On today’s show, I am speaking with Dr. John C. Robinson who has been my guest three times previously discussing his books on again. Today we will be speaking about his 2016 book on The Divine Human: The Final Transformation of Sacred Aging. For more information about Dr. John C. Robinson, please see our show […]

#529 – On The Divine Human with John C. Robinson PhD

John C. Robinson PhD is a clinical psychologist with a second doctorate in ministry, an ordained interfaith minister, the author of nine books on the interface of psychology and spirituality (along with numerous articles, book chapters and guest blogs), and last but not least, an aging Boomer with grown children and a gaggle of grandchildren. […]

#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 […]

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 The audio version will appear here on October 6, 2016. […]

#513 – Exploring Neuro-Philosophy with Georg Northoff MD PhD

Transcript Dr. Georg Northoff is a philosopher, neuroscientist and psychiatrist, holding degrees in all three disciplines. Being originally from Germany, he is now working in Ottawa/Canada where he researches the relationship between the brain and mind in its various facets focusing on the neural and biochemical mechanisms related to higher-order mental functions like consciousness and […]

#507 – Imaginal Figures in Everyday Life with Mary Harrell PhD

Transcript Mary H. Harrell, B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., is the author of a new book, Imaginal Figures in Everyday Life: Stories from the World Between Matter and Mind. It comes as a result of research, personal experience, and professional accomplishments in the area of Jungian-oriented psychotherapy. Dr. Harrell, a licensed psychologist, earned her Ph.D. in clinical […]

Video Preview of #507 with Jungian Mary Harrell PhD

This is a preview of my next interview with Mary Harrell PhD on her book Imaginal Figures in Everyday Life. You can also find the full video in my Youtube site: search for shrinkrapradio1 on Youtube for all my videos. Play in new window | Download

#506 – Exploring The Medicinal and Spiritual Potential of Marijuana with Barbara Harris

Transcript Barbara Harris is a consciousness researcher, therapist and author and co-author of 10 books on healing from repeated trauma, the emotional needs of critical care patients and integrating spiritual experiences. She is a near-death experiencer and spent six years at the University of Connecticut Medical School researching the after effects of near-death experiences and […]

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

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 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

#501 – Mindfulness and Relationship Enmeshment: Disentangling without Detaching with Ann Chanler PhD

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 […]