Today I speak with Dr. Angela Heubner, author of Jailbreak: The Making and Breaking of Our Invisible Prisons; An IFS Informed Escape. We discuss the idea that we are all inherently good and Angela talks about the most common protective parts of us, what she calls our prison guards: The Pleaser, The Worry-wort, The Perfectionist, and The Logician.
In the 1970s, George Kolodner was one of the first psychiatrists to innovate with treatment of addiction by offering an alternative to in-patient hospitalization. He co-founded the Kolmac Clinics in the Washington, DC area and pioneered the Intensive Outpatient (IOP) model. George is now on a mission to sound the alarm about the lethality of nicotine addiction.
Today I speak with Dr. Rachel Rubin, a board-certified urologist and sexual medicine specialist. She has made it her mission to address fears people have about addressing the biology that underpins apathy toward sex. I ask Dr. Rubin about the bias in the clinical counseling field to focus A LOT on psychological and emotional issues when it comes to low desire and low libido.
Spirituality does not shrink and fold itself tightly into the pages of a how-to manual. But Russell Siler Jones' book, Spirit in Session: Working with Your Client’s Spirituality (and Your Own) in Psychotherapy. guides therapists to feel more competent having spiritual conversations.
Last summer, Curry, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity, immersed herself in 108 rivers across the U.S. in order to bring attention to the state of water quality and it’s vital role in our own health and sustainability.
I speak to Dr. Lesley Tate-Gould, a psychotherapist that uses Somatic Experiencing (SE) to help people overcome trauma. SE was developed by Peter Levine, and like IFS therapy, deviates from the norms of traditional talk therapy and its typical cognitive and rational focus.
Today I speak with Dr. Daniel Siegel, founder of Interpersonal Neurobiology, about the mind and how Internal Family Systems (IFS) may function in the brain.
Brian Lagerstrom is a rising star in the among the many food channels on YouTube. He shows people how to make food from his many years as a professional chef and baker.
"You can make world class dough with a bowl and a spoon. Truly. That’s all you need."
The James Webb Space telescope launched from Earth recently and promises to unlock some of the deepest mysteries of the universe.
Today I speak with astronaut veteran of 5 space flights and former NASA science administrator, John Grunsfeld.