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Join David Puder as he covers different topics on psychiatry and psychotherapy. He will draw from the wisdom of his mentors, research, in-session therapy and psychiatry experience, and his own journey through mental health to discuss topics that affect mental health professionals and popsychology enthusiasts alike. Through interviews, he will dialogue with both medical students, residents and expert psychiatrists and psychotherapists, and even with people who have been through their own mental health journey. This podcast was created to help others in their journey to becoming wise, empathic, genuine and connected in their personal and professional lives.

Join David Puder as he covers different topics on psychiatry and psychotherapy. He will draw from the wisdom of his mentors, research, in-session therapy and psychiatry experience, and his own journey through mental health to discuss topics that affect mental health professionals and popsychology enthusiasts alike. Through interviews, he will dialogue with both medical students, residents and expert psychiatrists and psychotherapists, and even with people who have been through their own mental health journey. This podcast was created to help others in their journey to becoming wise, empathic, genuine and connected in their personal and professional lives.

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United States

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Join David Puder as he covers different topics on psychiatry and psychotherapy. He will draw from the wisdom of his mentors, research, in-session therapy and psychiatry experience, and his own journey through mental health to discuss topics that affect mental health professionals and popsychology enthusiasts alike. Through interviews, he will dialogue with both medical students, residents and expert psychiatrists and psychotherapists, and even with people who have been through their own mental health journey. This podcast was created to help others in their journey to becoming wise, empathic, genuine and connected in their personal and professional lives.

Language:

English


Episodes

Britney Spears - Discussion with a Conservatorship Lawyer and Several Psychiatrists

7/17/2021
Interview regarding the recent court case of Britney Spears and unique aspects of conservatorship law and treating people with large amounts of fame or money. Conservatorship Lawyer: Mark McGuire Psychiatrist: Herndon Harding M.D. Psychiatry Resident: Serena Weber, M.D. Psychiatrist Host: David Puder, M.D. No conflicts of interest to report. Contact me on IG: here

Duration:01:08:21

Book Club: Marcus Aurelius’ "Meditations"

7/8/2021
In this episode, we will be discussing some themes observed in Meditations, a collection of notebooks written by the 16th Roman emperor, Marcus Aurelius, during the last years of his reign. His writings are still relevant to us and resonate within us, as the emperor himself struggled with some core questions that anyone who is living this thing called life might ponder.

Duration:00:59:22

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

6/23/2021
In this episode, I am joined once again by Michael Cummings. M.D. and Melissa Pereau, M.D. along with Chantel Fletcher who will soon be a fourth year medical student going into Psychiatry. We will be doing an in-depth analysis on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder including history, assessments, diagnosis, and so much more.

Duration:01:09:12

Using Microexpressions To Improve Empathy, Therapeutic Alliance & Emotional Intelligence (Therapeutic Alliance Series Part 8)

6/14/2021
In this episode, I am going to build on the therapeutic alliance series to express my thoughts on how understanding emotion, specifically microexpressions, can better help you make connections with your clients. The research is amazing; there are thousands of articles on the subject. I thought I would share a bit about the evolution of my interest in emotion and microexpression in this episode and how I translated it from the forensic world into a psychotherapy setting.

Duration:00:45:03

Psychotic Disorders: Comorbidity Detection Improves Diagnosis, Treatment and Outcome with Expert Jeffrey Paul Kahn, MD.

6/7/2021
In this podcast episode, we will interview Jeffrey Paul Kahn, MD, a psychiatrist who recently co-edited a book called Psychotic Disorders: Comorbidity Detection Promotes Improved Diagnosis and Treatment. Our focus will be on different presentations of psychosis and how through a good history you can better treat the underlying issue and choose optimal treatments.

Duration:01:28:06

Interview on Psychopathy with Expert Carl Bruce Gacono, Ph.D., ABAP

5/20/2021
In this episode, I interviewed Carl B. Gacono, PhD, who is an expert in the areas of criminal psychopathology, behavior, and treatment. We dive into understanding and acknowledging the distinct differences between psychopathic and non-psychopathic patients and how their assessment with the PCL-R and Rorschach aid in their management and treatment. We also discuss how understanding transference and countertransference is essential when interacting with these difficult patients.

Duration:01:38:01

Borderline Personality Disorder: History, Symptoms, Environment, Genetics & Brain Science

5/13/2021
In this episode of the podcast, we introduce borderline personality disorder (BPD). We discuss its history, nomenclature, epidemiology, etiology, and diagnosis while providing perspectives from clinicians regarding the treatment of individuals with BPD.

Duration:01:16:28

How To Identify A Female Psychopath

5/1/2021
On this week’s podcast, I interview Jason Smith, Psy.D., A.B.P.P., Chief Psychologist at a prison in the United States, and Ted B. Cunliffe, Ph.D., who is a clinical and forensic psychologist at a private practice in Florida. Together, along with Carl B. Gacono, Ph.D., ABAP, they have written the book Understanding Female Offenders, researching how female offenders’ psychopathic behaviors present differently than in males and how we can address biases we may have in order to identify,...

Duration:01:28:33

Book Club: Viktor Frankl’s “Man’s Search For Meaning”

4/22/2021
In this episode, we will be going over a book every therapist and psychiatrist should read, Viktor Frankl’s “Man’s Search for Meaning.” Being in the trenches with our patients, we see so much pain and suffering and potentially undergo vicarious trauma ourselves through their suffering. The question, “What is the meaning of life?” often comes up in such a context.

Duration:01:35:55

Duloxetine and the SNRIs Deep Dive Part 2

4/17/2021
In today’s episode of the podcast, we’ll be continuing our deep dive into duloxetine, a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI). In this second part, we’ll be covering the approved indications and off-label uses of duloxetine.

Duration:00:51:23

Akathisia

4/8/2021
In this episode of the podcast, we discuss akathisia, the horrible and all too common side effect of psychiatric medications. Subsequently, we go through definitions, history, mechanism, how to rate it, and treatment.

Duration:01:23:11

The Hero’s Journey for the Mental Health Professional

4/3/2021
In the last episode, we talked about the first two stages of the hero’s journey. In this episode, I will focus on the path of the hero as it specifically applies to mental health professionals. I will discuss exactly what those are and how these are areas in our core being that simply cannot be faked. The areas we will be discussing require the hero (us) to develop and mature at the core of our being, to embody these things, and to be fundamentally transformed.

Duration:01:12:42

Duloxetine and the SNRIs Deep Dive Part 1 with Dr. Cummings

3/11/2021
In today’s episode of the podcast, we will be doing a deep dive into duloxetine, a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI). In part one of this two-part series, we will cover the history of SNRIs as well as mechanisms of action, cytochrome P450 issues, side effects, and contraindications to consider when prescribing duloxetine and this class of medications.

Duration:01:08:16

Munchausen Syndrome, Factitious Disorder, Malingering, and Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy

3/4/2021
There are several disorders so branded with taboo, stigma, and legal consequences that they are almost never diagnosed and very little research has been done on them. These patients are literally seen by every specialty, often without knowing it, and without a good solution. I am hoping this podcast brings awareness to this important topic and gives providers insight into the power of empathy in helping these patients.

Duration:01:39:15

Hero's Journey: Getting Rid of the Faulty Narratives

2/13/2021
“The Hero’s Journey” entails several predictable steps of leaving and returning transformed. Striving towards one’s heroic possibilities and unfolding one’s potentials is deeply pleasurable. Realizing that our narratives can be seen as part of a journey can encourage these pleasurable aspirational attempts and reframe hardships. This concept of The Hero’s Journey is something I use often in my practice and find very useful.

Duration:01:03:18

Psilocybin Therapy - Part 2: Clinical Trials, Secondary Effects, Brain Imaging, and the Future of Psilocybin Therapy

1/5/2021
With the background from part 1 in mind, in part 2, we review the modern era of research exploring the treatment of various psychopathology. The results for these studies begin to elucidate the various effects individuals experience with psilocybin. The benefits are potentially impressive, however, there are significant limitations that are noteworthy. Psilocybin therapy is just coming out of its nascence and it is useful to have a critical view of the research coming out to avoid pitfalls...

Duration:02:37:52

Vulnerability and Imposter Syndrome with David Burns

12/21/2020
The basis of cognitive behavioral therapy is that we should put our thoughts on trial and not just believe them. CBT works by digging into the foundation of our thinking patterns so we can rewire the patterns that are messed up. On this week’s episode of the podcast, I speak to Dr. David Burns M.D. about cognitive behavioral therapy. He’s the author of several industry-leading books on the subject, including Feeling Good and Feeling Great.

Duration:01:29:38

Psilocybin Therapy Part 1: History, Pop Culture, Safety and Side Effects, MDMA Studies, And Early Research

12/8/2020
Psilocybin has been increasingly part of western consciousness. As the scientific community explores its therapeutic use and safety in controlled settings, there are a lot of people outside of that community who are passionate advocates for its recreational use. If we are to be knowledgeable about this subject, it is useful to know the sources that our patients are getting their information from, the history of its use, and what we currently know about its safety.

Duration:01:38:13

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with Dr. Steven Hayes

11/21/2020
We are privileged to be joined by Dr. Steven Hayes for this podcast. Dr. Hayes is a psychologist with a remarkable academic career. He is the author of a number of seminal papers and pioneered Relational Frame Theory (RFT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

Duration:01:59:23

Anticholinergic Burden

11/10/2020
There are medications that worsen cognitive function and all mental health providers should be aware, and work on optimizing sensorium. In this episode, we'll cover a spectrum of sensorium disruptions and medications that you need to look out for.

Duration:01:05:29