Tag Archives: health

#488 – How Losing My Stomach Made Me Hungry for Life with Amy Oestreicher

Amy Oestreicher is a PTSD peer-peer specialist, artist, author, writer for The Huffington Post, award-winning health advocate, actress and playwright. As a survivor and “thriver” of nearly 30 surgeries, a coma, sexual abuse, organ failure and a decade of medical trauma, Amy has been challenged with moments of extreme difficulty. But as an artist, newlywed, […]

#460 – Creating Health with Holistic Psychiatrist Robert Hedaya MD

Transcript Robert J. Hedaya, MD, DFAPA is the founder of the National Center for Whole Psychiatry in Chevy Chase , Maryland. Dr Hedaya believes that better mental and physical health can be achieved with less medication by correcting bodily systems and getting to the roots of ill health. Using traditional and integrative approaches, Dr Hedaya […]

#415 – Exploring Consciousness and Health with Marilyn Schlitz PhD

Transcript Marilyn Schlitz, Ph.D. is a social anthropologist, researcher, writer, and charismatic public speaker. She is currently the Founder and CEO of Worldview Enterprises. She also serves as President Emeritus and a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Noetic Sciences. Additionally, she is a Senior Scientist at the California Pacific Medical Center, where she focuses […]

#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 […]

#389 – The Brain Bible with John B. Arden, PhD

Transcript John Arden, Ph.D. has 35 years of experience providing psychological services and directing mental health programs. Since 1999 he has served as the Director of Training for the Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers, Northern California region. He has developed one of the largest mental health training programs in the United States. In this capacity he […]

#275 – Understanding Laughter as Medicine with Madan Kataria, MD

Madan Kataria, MD is the founder of Laughter Clubs International. We’ve all heard that laughter is the best medicine. If you’re old enough you may recall Norman Cousins’ 1979 book, Anatomy of An Illness. Norman Cousins was the editor of the Saturday Review magazine and he had come down with a serious, life threatening disease […]

#217 – Happiness and Health with Dacher Keltner

Transcript Dacher Keltner, Ph.D. received his BA in Psychology and Sociology from UC Santa Barbara in 1984 and his PhD in Social Psychology from Stanford University in 1989. After a post-doc at UCSF with Paul Ekman, in 1992 he took his first academic job, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and then returned to Berkeley’s Psychology […]

#105 – The Psychology of Doing Good