The author of the #1 most recommended self-help book on depression (which has sold millions of copies) comes by the podcast to talk about ways people can reduce their depression and anxiety. David D. Burns, MD describes techniques for dealing with anxiety and depression and talks Cognitive Therapy as well as a newer approach called T.E.A.M. Therapy. Find out how the way you’re thinking might be impacting whether or not you’re “feeling good.”
Dr. Paula Hartman-Stein, a Clinical Geropsychologist with 30 years of experience, visits the podcast to talk about healthy aging and memory concerns. She has done a lot of innovative and interesting things with her practice and people interested in aging and memory concerns should take notice. See if you can guess which is mightier… the pen or the pill.
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.
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.
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.
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.