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The Radical Therapist #045 – The Four Noble Truths of Love w/ Susan Piver

6/18/2018
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In episode #046 Chris meets with New York Times bestselling author and Buddhist meditation teacher Susan Piver to discuss her new book The Four Noble Truths of Love; Buddhist Wisdom for Modern Relationships. In this conversation they discuss how ancient philosophies have timeless – and unexpected - wisdom on how to love. The Four Noble Truths of Love: Buddhist Wisdom for Modern Relationships Chris Hoff PhD, LMFT We want to hear from you! Youtube: http://bit.ly/2i0DmaT Website:...

Duration:00:58:21

The Radical Therapist #045 – Is Kanye West Bipolar? Hip Hop and Mental Health w/ Bryan Doster & Dawn-Marie Luna

6/12/2018
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In episode #044 Associate Marriage and Family Therapists, Bryan Doster and Dawn-Marie Luna explore the intersectionality of hip-hop, Kanye West and mental health. They tackle the topics of who is Kanye West, the stigma of mental health, the rejection of Kanye West, and a critique of his recent album ‘Ye. Check out this conversation and share your thoughts. Chris Hoff PhD, LMFT We want to hear from you! Youtube: http://bit.ly/2i0DmaT Website:...

Duration:00:56:52

The Radical Therapist #045 – Is Kanye West Bipolar? Hip Hop and Mental Health w/ Bryan Doster & Dawn-Marie Luna

6/11/2018
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In episode #045 Associate Marriage and Family Therapists, Bryan Doster and Dawn-Marie Luna explore the intersectionality of hip-hop, Kanye West and mental health. They tackle the topics of who is Kanye West, the stigma of mental health, the rejection of Kanye West, and a critique of his recent album ‘Ye. Check out this conversation and share your thoughts. Chris Hoff PhD, LMFT We want to hear from you! Youtube: http://bit.ly/2i0DmaT Website:...

Duration:00:18:53

The Radical Therapist #044 – The ‘Chemical Imbalance’ Myth

5/29/2018
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In episode #044 Chris examines the ‘chemical Imbalance’ myth that continues to propagate in psychology/counseling programs, how therapist’s and counselors might work with the metaphor in relationship to people experiencing depression or symptoms of depression, and how the chemical imbalance narrative can continue to distract us from working toward the substantial societal changes that engender a higher quality of life. Chris Hoff PhD, LMFT We want to hear from you! Youtube:...

Duration:00:18:53

The Radical Therapist #043 – Yoga, Psychedelics, and American Mental Health w/ Dr. Lucas Richert

4/16/2018
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In episode #043 the Radical Therapist’s resident historian Dr. Lucas Richert and Chris examine the history, and interrogate the relationship, between yoga, psychedelics, South Asian and Eastern religion (as understood and practiced in the USA) and mental health. The Article: Supple Bodies, Healthy Minds: Yoga, Psychedelics and American Mental Health Chris Hoff PhD, LMFT We want to hear from you! Youtube: http://bit.ly/2i0DmaT Website: http://www.theradicaltherapist.com/ Twitter:...

Duration:01:09:39

The Radical Therapist #042 - Living Into the Story: Narrative Identity & Agency w/ Dr. Jonathan Adler

3/12/2018
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In episode #042 Chris Meets with narrative psychologist Dr. Jonathan Adler and they discuss narrative identity and his recent research where he found that as themes of agency in peoples’ stories increased over time, mental health increased, and that the two were related, but that increased agency actually appeared in stories before people’s mental health improved. Dr. Adler’s Website: http://faculty.olin.edu/jadler Chris Hoff PhD, LMFT We want to hear from you! Youtube:...

Duration:00:49:40

The Radical Therapist #038 – The Radical Roundtable

10/23/2017
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In episode #038 The Radical Roundtable, Dr. Lauren Foster, Dr. Bryson Greaves, and Dr. Veronica Kuhn reconvene with Chris and they discuss the process of looking for private practice internships, where to turn to for support, imposter syndrome, and self-care, whatever that is.. Chris Hoff PhD, LMFT We want to hear from you! Youtube: http://bit.ly/2i0DmaT Website: http://www.theradicaltherapist.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheRadTherapist Instagram:...

Duration:01:30:04

The Radical Therapist #034 – Transforming Addiction Treatment, Prevention, and Policy w/ Maia Szalavitz

7/24/2017
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In episode #034 Chris meets with one of the world’s leading journalists and thinkers on addiction Maia Szalavitz and they discuss Szalavitzs’ groundbreaking new ways of addressing drugs and addiction, and how to transform addiction treatment, prevention, and policy. Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction Chris Hoff PhD, LMFT We want to hear from you! Youtube: http://bit.ly/2i0DmaT Website: http://www.theradicaltherapist.com/ Twitter:...

Duration:02:47:30

The Radical Therapist #033 – Making Social Justice Movements Less Elitist and More Accessible w/ Kai Cheng Thom

7/5/2017
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In episode #033 Chris meets with writer, performer, therapist, lollipop lover, and wicked witch Kai Cheng Thom and they discuss how sometimes activist cultures can be unnecessarily exclusive, inaccessible, and elitist, and also discuss ways to make activism more accessible to everyone. Kai Cheng’s Website Arsenal Pulp Press Metonymy Press We want to hear from you! Youtube: http://bit.ly/2i0DmaT Website: http://www.theradicaltherapist.com/ Twitter:...

Duration:01:17:30

The Radical Therapist #013 – Common Factors in Couple & Family Therapy w/ Dr. Sean Davis

12/21/2015
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In episode #013 Chris is joined by Dr. Sean Davis and they explore how to help clients achieve better results, if therapy models are important, how change occurs, and the particular therapist attributes and relationship variables that make therapy, specifically couple and family therapy, effective. Dr. Sean Davis’ Website: http://www.drseandavis.com/ Chris Hoff PhD(c), LMFT We want to hear from you! Website:

Duration:00:46:38

The Radical Therapist #010 – We Are All Cyborgs Now w/ Amber Case

10/19/2015
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In episode #010 Chris interviews Amber Case about Cyborg Anthropology and the view that most of modern human life is a product of both human and non-human objects, and how we interact with machines and technology in many ways defines who we are. Amber also discusses the principles of Calm Technology and her belief that technology should require the smallest amount of our attention. Caseorganic.com Calm Technology Cyborg Anthropology Constantly connected [...]

Duration:00:46:08

The Radical Therapist #007 – Teaching Oppression Theory and Social Justice w/Laurel Salmon

9/14/2015
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In episode #007 Chris interviews Laurel Salmon, a New York State Licensed Marriage and Family therapist and Program Supervisor at Steinway Child and Family Services in the Bronx, NY. Laurel is passionate about exploring and understanding how oppression impacts clinical work and how different oppressions like racism, sexism, heterosexism, classism and religious oppressions, impact how we see and experience the world. She is a trainer and clinical supervisor and gives workshops on...

Duration:00:26:16

The Radical Therapist #006 – The Los Angeles Postmodern Therapy Gathering

9/7/2015
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In episode #006 Chris attends the LA PoMo gathering held on Sunday August 30th and interviews Charley Lang, Kathie Adams, Rob Santos, Larry Zucker, Dove Pressnall, Quin Wise, Nikki Nolet, Kim Smith, and Laurie Markham about some of the conversations that took place that day as well as what ideas, thinkers, writers, and films might be influencing their work currently Chris Hoff PhD(c), LMFT We want to hear from you! Website:

Duration:00:25:16

The Radical Therapist #003 – Socially Engaged Art w/ Finishing School

8/17/2015
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In episode #003 Chris interviews the artist collective, Finishing Schoolabout their socially engaged practice that playfully explores an expansive range of subject and media territories at the intersection of art, power, politics, participation, and the everyday. Website: http://finishing-school-art.net/ We want to hear from you! Website:http://www.theradi [...]

Duration:00:36:41

The Radical Therapist #002 – Bryson Greaves

8/9/2015
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In Episode #002 Chris sits down with friend and colleague Bryson Greaves and they have a conversation around their respective models of therapy; narrative therapy and emotionally focused therapy (EFT.) Subverting a long history of model rivalry in family therapy both Bryson and Chris reach across “party lines” in attempt to have a dialogue between the two popular family therapy models. In this episode they discuss the common critiques of both models. We want to hear from you! Website:">

Duration:00:40:53

The Radical Therapist #001 – Natasha Caruana

8/3/2015
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In his first episode, Chris interviews London based artist Natasha Caruana - recent recipient of the of the BMW Artist in Residence Award at musée Nicéphore Niépce, France. Caruana’s own art practice is grounded in research concerned with narratives of love, betrayal and fantasy. Significant to all Caruana’s work is the questioning of how today’s technology is impacting relationships. Chris and Natasha talk about her recent projects, love at first sight, the fairytale wedding and what it...

Duration:00:40:07