Category Archives: Positive Psychology

#447 – Finding Your Groove at Home and Work with Christine Carter PhD

A sociologist and happiness expert at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, Christine Carter, Ph.D., is the author of The Sweet Spot: How to Find Your Groove at Home and Work (January 2015) and Raising Happiness (2011). After receiving her B.A. from Dartmouth College, where she was a Senior Fellow, Dr. Carter worked in marketing […]

#446 – Post Traumatic Success with Fredrike Bannink

Fredrike Bannink is a clinical psychologist and a Master of Dispute Resolution based in Amsterdam. She is an internationally recognized author of 20+ books, presenter and trainer. She is also a Mental Health Trainer for Doctors without Borders. Among her many accomplishments, she is also author of the 2014 book: Post Traumatic Success: Positive Psychology […]

#411 – Mindfulness and Resilience with Linda Graham MFT

Linda Graham MFT is a psychotherapist in full-time private practice in Corte Madera and a long-time practitioner of vipassana meditation. She integrates modern neuroscience, mindfulness practices, and relational psychology in her nationwide trainings and in her local Deepening Joy and Mindful Self-Compassion groups. She is the author of Bouncing Back: Rewiring Your Brain for Maximum […]

#410 – A Research-Based View of Mindfulness & Health with Ellen Langer PhD

Transcript Dr. Ellen Langer, Ph.D., is a social psychologist and the first female professor to gain tenure in the Psychology Department at Harvard University. She is the author of eleven books and more than two hundred research articles written for general and academic readers on mindfulness for over 35 years. Her best selling books include […]

#407 – Mindfulness as An Antidote for The Busy-ness Epidemic with Brigid Schulte

Transcript Brigid Schulte is an award-winning journalist for The Washington Post and Washington Post magazine. She is also a fellow at the New America Foundation. In her career, she has written about, among other subjects, politics, culture, the military, science, the environment, work-life issues, gender and poverty. She was part of the team that won […]

#397 – James Alexander PhD Interviews David Van Nuys PhD

David Van Nuys, PhD See http://shrinkrapradio.com/about/ James Alexander, PhD Transcript Australian psychologist, Dr. James Alexander is author of the 2012 book, The Hidden Psychology of Pain. By way of biographical statement, Dr. Alexander writes: “I became a psychologist after the harrowing experience of being nearly killed in a car accident as an 18 year old, […]

#393 – The Science and Practice of Gratitude with Robert A. Emmons PhD

Transcript Dr. Robert Emmons’ research is at the interface of personality psychology, the psychology of emotion and the psychology of religion. His primary interests are in the psychology of gratitude and the psychology of personal goals, and how each is related to positive psychological processes, including happiness, well-being, and personality integration. Emmons is Editor-in-Chief of […]

#378 – Emotional Medicine with Penelope Young Andrade LCSW

Penelope Young Andrade LCSW is the author of Emotional Medicine Rx: Cry When You’re Sad, Stop When You’re Done, Feel Good Fast. Founder of the San Diego Center for Psychosynthesis, her “Transformational Talk Radio” and her popular advice column, “Transformational Talk,” have reached thousands of listeners and readers in southern California. During a devastating divorce, […]

#360 – Rediscovering Humanistic Psychology with Jessica Grogan PhD

Jessica Grogan, Ph.D., is the author of Encountering America: Humanistic Psychology, Sixties Culture, and the Shaping of the Modern Self (January 2013, Harper Perennial). After majoring in psychology at Vassar college, she performed her graduate work at the University of Texas and Texas State in American studies and professional counseling. She has taught courses on […]

#355 Current Developments in Positive Psychology with Stewart Donaldson PhD

Stewart I. Donaldson PhD is Professor of Psychology, Dean, & Director of the Claremont Evaluation Center at Claremont Graduate University, USA. He is the Chair of the International Positive Psychology Association’s 2013 World Congress of Positive Psychology in Los Angeles, June 27-30. Donaldson’s recent research focuses on positive organizational psychology and the design and evaluation […]