Do you know someone you’d like to help get in to mental health treatment? Psychiatrist Dr. Mark Komrad is the author of the book “You Need Help! A Step-by-Step Plan to Convince a Loved One to Get Counseling.” Dr. Komrad talked with Dr. Finnerty about how people can go about encouraging their loved ones to seek treatment when needed.
If you listened to episode 14 w/ Dr. Leibenluft you heard a little about the new DSM-5 arriving at the end of May (2013). Dr. Todd Finnerty has been nerding-out over the DSM-5 for a few years now. He sat down all by himself on May 3, 2013 for an hour and gave a very general overview of many (but not all) of the changes that will actually be in the DSM-5 when it is released at the end of this month. This episode is meant for both the general public and professionals; however it is so far the one exception where professionals also have the option of getting continuing education credits from psychcontinuinged.com for listening. This is an extra-long 1 hour podcast about new mental disorders and changes to psychiatry’s diagnostic manual.
Dr. Irvin Yalom is one of the most influential psychotherapists ever (and was a very nice guy on the podcast). Dr. Yalom came to the podcast and talked about his books and other topics. While many of Dr. Yalom’s books are for a general audience, he says he writes them for the “secret audience” of young psychotherapists. Check out this great interview for yourself now!
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.”