Category Archives: Social Issues

social problems, dynamics, issues, cultural shifts, etc.

#565 Neil D. Brown on Coping with Parental Burnout

Neil D. Brown, LCSW, is a master psychotherapist who has worked with families, couples, and individuals for more than thirty years. Deeply steeped in the theory and practice of family therapy, Brown uses a systemic approach that allows him to understand the system, or context, in which problems are both formed and are healed. This […]

Preview of #565 with Neil Brown on Coping with Parental Burnout

Today my guest is Neil D. Brown L.C.S.W. , psychotherapist and author of the 2016 book, Ending the Parent-Teen Control Battle. I interview him about that book back on #516. Today, we’ll be discussing the challenges of parental burnout. http://media.blubrry.com/psychology/p/shrinkrapradio.com/images/565NeilBrownParentalBurnoutClip.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download

#561 – Narcissism and Love with Jungian Analyst Kenneth Kimmel

Kenneth Kimmel is a Jungian analyst, author, teacher, and consultant, with thirty-years of clinical practice. He authored, Eros and the Shattering Gaze—Transcending Narcissism, (Fisher King Press, 2011); and a chapter in The Dream and Its Amplification, co-edited by Nancy Furlotti and Erel Shalit, (Fisher King Press, 2013). He is co- founder of The New School […]

Video Preview of #561 on Narcissism with Jungian Analyst Kenneth Kimmel

My guest will be Kenneth A. Kimmel, Jungian analyst, author, teacher, and consultant, with thirty-years of clinical practice. We will be discussing his 2011 book, Eros and the Shattering Gaze—Transcending Narcissism. http://media.blubrry.com/psychology/p/shrinkrapradio.com/images/561KimmelNarcissismClip.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download

#558 – Embracing Your Lovability & Your life with Kelly Flanagan PhD

Kelly Flanagan graduated with his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Penn State University and is co-founder of Artisan Clinical Associates in Naperville, IL. Several years ago, he discovered writing was the thing he never knew he always wanted to do, so he began the now popular blog, UnTangled, where he writes weekly about how to […]

Video Preview of #558 – Embracing Your Lovability & Your life with Kelly Flanagan PhD

I speak with Dr. Kelly Flanagan, clinical psychologist and author of the 2017 book: Loveable: Embracing What is Truest About You, So You Can Truly Embrace Your Life. http://media.blubrry.com/psychology/p/shrinkrapradio.com/images/558KellyFlanaganLoveableClip.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download

#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 […]

#556 – The War on Violent Video Games with Drs. Pat Markey & Chris Ferguson

Dr. Patrick Markey is a Professor of Psychology, the Director of the Interpersonal Research Laboratory at Villanova University, and a former President of the Society for Interpersonal Theory and Research. Dr. Patrick Markey received his doctorate from the University of California (Riverside) in social and personality psychology, with a focus on behavioral statistics. Since receiving […]

Video Preview #556 – The War on Violent Video Games with Drs. Pat Markey & Chris Ferguson

I speak with professors Patrick Markey of Villanova University and Christopher Ferguson of Stetson University about their 2017 book, Moral Combat: Why the war on violent video games is wrong. http://media.blubrry.com/psychology/p/shrinkrapradio.com/images/556MarkeyFergusonViolentGamesClip.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | Download

#555 – A Jungian Understanding of The Fat Complex with Cheryl Fuller PhD

Cheryl Fuller PhD is a Jungian psychotherapist living on the coast of Maine. She is passionately interested in depth psychology, psychotherapy, feminism and fat studies. Her new book, The Fat Lady Sings, weaves these threads into a tapestry of personal experience, critique of psychoanalytic theory and treatment of fatness, all in the context of the […]