Category Archives: Neuroscience

#557 – Getting The Sleep You Want with James Alexander PhD

Australian psychologist, Dr. James Alexander is author of the 2012 book, The Hidden Psychology of Pain, and the 2017 book, ‘Getting the Z’s You Want’. He became a psychologist after being nearly killed in a car accident as an 18 year old when his car was hit by a drunk driver. In addition to being […]

Dr. Dave at The Psychedelic Science Conference

My former M.A. student from the early 70s was at the conference and we met for lunch. He regaled me with amazing stories from his life. For me, that was the highlight of the conference. He had his A/V setup with him and he made this little slide show. No interview this week but I […]

#551 – Managing Anger Through Compassion with Russell Kolts PhD

Russell Kolts PhD is a clinical psychologist and Professor of Psychology at Eastern Washington University near Spokane, Washington, USA. He has received numerous awards at EWU, including twice being named the Associated Student Body’s Faculty of the Year (in 2002 and 2014). An internationally recognized trainer in Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT), Dr. Kolts has pioneered the […]

Video Preview of #551 Managing Anger Through Compassion with Russell Kolts PhD

I speak with Dr. Russell Colts, clinical psychologist, professor, and trainer in Compassion-Focused Therapy. He is also the author of several books, including The Compassionate Mind Guide to Managing Your Anger: using compassion-focused therapy to calm your rage and heal your relationships. http://media.blubrry.com/psychology/p/shrinkrapradio.com/images/551RussellKoltsAngerCFTclip.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download

#549 – Developments in Psychedelic Psychotherapy with Dr. Ben Sessa

Dr. Ben Sessa (MBBS BSc MRCPsych) is a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist working in adult addiction services and with custodial detained young people in a secure adolescent setting. He trained at University College London medical school, graduating in 1997. He is interested in the developmental trajectory from child maltreatment to adult mental health disorders. […]

Video Preview of 549 Developments in Psychedelic Psychotherapy with Dr. Ben Sessa

I speak with U.K. psychiatrist, Dr. Ben Sessa, author of the book, Psychedelic Rennaisance, and who in the last ten years has worked on several UK-based human pharmacology trials as study doctor or as a healthy subject administering and receiving test doses of LSD, psilocybin, MDMA and ketamine. http://media.blubrry.com/psychology/p/shrinkrapradio.com/images/549BenSessaPsychedelicsClip.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download

#546 – Metacognitive Thinking Skills for Young Students with Hanna Bogen

Hanna Bogen, M.S., CCC-SLP is a Speech-Language Pathologist and Social-Cognitive Specialist based in Los Angeles, CA, with a primary focus on therapies and interventions that support self-regulation, social communication, executive functioning, and speech and language deficits. Hanna is the co-creator of Brain Talk (www.braintalktherapy.com), a metacognitive curriculum designed to teach students about their brains, and how […]

Video Preview of 546 – Metacognitive Thinking Skills with Hanna Bogen

I speak with Hanna Bogen M.S., co-creator of Brain Talk, a metacognitive curriculum designed to teach students about their brains and how to use the executive function capacities of the prefrontal cortex to respond mindfully rather than react impulsively. http://media.blubrry.com/psychology/p/shrinkrapradio.com/images/546HannaBogenBrainTalkClip.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download

#534 – Your Mind Is Bigger Than Your Brain with Daniel J. Siegel MD

Daniel J. Siegel MD is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and the founding co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA. He is also the Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute which focuses on how the development of mindsight in individuals, families and communities can be enhanced by […]

Video Preview of #534 with Dan Siegel MD On His Book, Mind

I speak with return guest, Dr. Dan Siegel about his new 2016 book, Mind: A Journey to The Heart of Being Human. He was previously my guest back in 2011 speaking about his book, Mindsight. For more information about Daniel J. Siegel MD, please see our show notes at www.shrinkrapradio.com http://media.blubrry.com/psychology/p/shrinkrapradio.com/images/534DanSiegelMindClip.mp4Podcast: Play in new window […]