Monthly Archives: January 2013

ADHD

Mental Health Day Podcast #4: Managing ADHD with Russell Barkley, Ph.D.

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If you could only talk to one person about ADHD it should be Russell Barkley, Ph.D. Dr. Barkley is the author of countless publications for both professionals and the general public. Now you can hear him talk about managing ADHD and the science behind why we shouldn’t be blaming parents for neurodevelopmental problems.

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Mental Health Day Podcast #3: Recognizing Concussions

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We all know from cartoons that when someone hits their head birds will circle around them or perhaps stars will appear. However, if someone you love hits their head would you know what to look for and how to respond? Psychologist Dr. Todd Finnerty interviews Dr. Tom Sullivan, a Neuropsychologist who has worked with the NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals and others on managing concussions. Learn about concussions and what you should look for if someone you love gets hurt.

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Mental Health Day Podcast #2: Ivan Learns Progressive Muscle Relaxation

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Mental Health Day Podcast #2: Ivan Learns Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Dr. Finnerty reveals a tiny bit of back-story while his sidekick “Ivan the Alarm Clock Robot” learns about the Robot/Ragdoll game and Progressive Muscle Relaxation. Dr. Finnerty also plays a relaxation exercise that he actually wrote in graduate school for a hypnosis class. It includes a progressive muscle relaxation exercise people can use to relax. We dare you to see if you can be both stressed and relaxed at the same time. No harm came to any robots during the recording of this episode.

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Mental Health Day Podcast 1 Dr. Donald Meichenbaum on Resilience

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This is the Mental Health Day Podcast #1 hosted by psychologist Dr. Todd Finnerty, Psy.D.. In this first-ever episode Dr. Finnerty interviews Dr. Donald Meichenbaum about what we all can do to become more resilient. Dr. Meichenbaum was voted one of the 10 most influential psychotherapists of the 20th century and is one of the founders of cognitive behavioral therapy.