I'm a psychotherapist and this podcast is both the audio from my YouTube/Instagram lectures and original interviews with scholars and creators in the domain of psychology and helping people move towards what's meaningful in the midst of hardship
brain health, alzheimer's and nutrition - Interview with Dr. Daniel Amen
55:11A conversation on the importance of eating well to not just have a healthier brain but have a better life. Pre-order Dr. Amen's new book "You, Happier" releasing March 1st, 2022.
24:49A discussion on what makes conflict terrible and how to make it better. This content is a summary of the Gottman’s “four horsemen” research that can be found in their book:The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship Expert
becoming a psychotherapist
22:04Thoughts on entering a career in psychology and making online psychological content.
if you're struggling with porn
26:16Thoughts on entering a career in psychology and making online psychological content.
motivation and trauma
22:22Trauma Workshop:https://matthiasjbarker.com/pages/trauma-workshopACE Quiz:https://www.npr.org/sections/health-s...Statistical data:Chapman, D. P., Dube, S. R., & Anda, R. F. (2007). Adverse childhood events as risk factors for negative mental health outcomes. Psychiatric Annals, 37(5), 359–364.The discussion on the findings studying the children of holocaust survivors/mothers who endured trauma and the studies on rat-pups can be found in the introduction of this paper:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti...Data on Walla Walla school district:https://acestoohigh.com/2012/04/23/li...Intro and outro song: "with eyes open" by Cathartic Fall
falling back in love
14:27The path to building emotional warmth and intimacy with the person you love.*Theory of bids derived from the Gottman Method.
empathy, sociopaths, and teenagers - Interview with Dr. Frank Anderson
59:13A conversation with Dr. Anderson about IFS, the role of empathy in connection and its applications in our lives.
14:59A mindfulness exercise on gratefulness and centering in on your values in the midst of hardship. Song by Cathartic Fall, find him on Spotify!
forgiving your parents
17:38A conversation on what parenting is and how to move towards forgiveness.
psychology of fame
14:44Why we call celebrities “stars” and complications in pursuing fame.Inspired by Carl Jung and Jordan Peterson’s lectures.