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Shrink Rap Radio Psychology Interviews: Exploring brain, body, mind, spirit, intuition, leadership, research, psychotherapy and more!




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#617 – Mindfulness and Recovery from Addiction with Rebecca Williams PhD

Rebecca Williams, PhD is an award-winning author, consultant, and clinical psychologist specializing in healthy recovery from mental illness and addiction. Her work focuses on building resilience and embracing well-being. She is associate clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego, and a program director at the VA San Diego Healthcare System. Along […]


#616 – Taking Control of Bipolar for Patients and Families with Michael Pipich

Michael Pipich, MS, LMFT is a psychotherapist and author of Owning Bipolar: How Patients and Families Can Take Control of Bipolar Disorder. Michael holds a Master of Science degree in Clinical/Community Psychology from California State University, Fullerton, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Loyola Marymount University. He is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and has treated a wide range of […]


#615 – The Third Wave Psychedelic Renaissance with Paul Austin

Paul Austin is this generation’s up-and-coming authority on the topic of microdosing. As an early adopter of this nascent practice that has now become widespread in tech and entrepreneurial circles, Paul approaches microdosing as an accessible way to experience the tangible benefits of psychedelic substances. Currently, Paul is focused on increasing cultural psychedelic literacy through […]


#614 – Jungian Perspectives on Psychedelic Consciousness with Drs. Monika Wikman and Alexander Shester

Monika Wikman, Ph.D. was my guest on episodes #372 – Exploring Holotropic Breathwork, #344 – Archetypal Phenomena Surrounding Death, #286 on Jungian Active Imagination and #235 – Using Alchemical Archetypes in Jungian Analysis. She is a Jungian Analyst and author of Pregnant Darkness: Alchemy and the Rebirth of Consciousness (2005) and a chapter entitled Sophia’s […]


#613 – The Teacher’s Essential Guide to The Brain with Karen Ferry

Karen Ferry M.A. has worked in the field of education for over 35 years. She has experience in both primary and secondary classrooms, tertiary institutions and home education environments. Her roles have included classroom teaching, administration and coordinating educational events to enhance student wellbeing. She has provided professional assistance to educators in Australia and internationally. […]


#612 – Toward The Integration of Psychotherapy with Dr. John Arden

John Arden, PhD, ABPP is the author of 15 books (translated into 20 languages) including, Brain2Brain, The Brain Bible, Rewire Your Brain, and Brain-Based Therapy with Adults. His new book is entitled Mind-Brain-Gene: Toward the Integration of Psychotherapy. He recently retired from Kaiser Permanente where he served as the Northern California Regional Director of Training […]


#611 – Charles Tauber MD on Training Volunteers to Deal with The Traumas of War

Charles David Tauber MD grew up in a family of immigrants in New York City. He has worked in movements for social change since 1966, starting with the environmental and peace movements. He studied chemistry and physics at Reed College in Portland, Oregon, where he also was active with the first actions of Greenpeace and […]


#610 – The Hard Work of Happiness with Psychotherapist Reb Buxton

Reb Buxton, M.A. has been a Nashville based psychotherapist for the past 15 years and author of The Hard Work Of Happiness. He was an accountant before finding his passion in psychology and helping others thrive. He studied at The Seattle School in Seattle, Washington. What drives Reb is his desire to help people alleviate […]


#609 – Using the Muse Meditation Trainer with Founder Ariel Garten

Ariel Garten is a neuroscientist, innovator, mother, and entrepreneur whose driving purpose is to empower and help others overcome mental obstacles in order to live healthy, happy lives and reach their maximum potential. She is the Founder of InteraXon, the makers of Muse: the brain sensing headband. Muse is the award-winning wearable technology that assists […]


#608 –Treating Emotional Eating with Psychotherapist Julie M. Simon

Julie M. Simon, MA, MBA, LMFT, is the author of When Food Is Comfort and The Emotional Eater’s Repair Manual. She founded the popular Los Angeles–based and online Twelve-Week Emotional Eating Recovery Program and offers workshops at venues like Whole Foods and UCLA. She lives in Los Angeles and you can visit her online at […]


#607 –Family Therapist Neil D. Brown on Coping with Parental Burnout Part 2

Neil D. Brown LCSW is a psychotherapist, author, speaker and management consultant based in Santa Cruz, California. A graduate of the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work, Brown became a student of Structural Family Therapy and Brief Therapy from which he evolved his own highly actionable therapeutic model for helping families transform out […]


#606 – Tips for Overcoming Chronic Illness with Dr. Steven G. Fox

Steven G. Fox Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist who has been in practicing for over thirty years. He was diagnosed with MS in 1991. After fifteen years of deteriorating, having a leg brace, and using a cane with regular severe falls, he developed a program that led to his multiple sclerosis going into remission. His […]


#605 – Body Psychotherapy Today with Dr. Chris Walling

Transcript Dr. Chris Walling, PsyD, MBA, C-IAYT is a psychological researcher and licensed clinical psychologist, and yoga therapist. Dr. Chris has been an active leader in healthcare for nearly two decades. His work integrates the developmental, biological, and somatic aspects of the lifespan. His work in academic medicine has included the administration of multidisciplinary leadership […]


#604 Applying Polyvagal Theory to The Treatment of Trauma with Deb Dana LCSW

Transcript Deb Dana LCSW writes: “My work as a clinician, consultant, lecturer, and Coordinator of the Traumatic Stress Research Consortium in the Kinsey Institute is focused on using the lens of Polyvagal Theory to understand and resolve the impact of trauma and create ways of working that honor the role of the autonomic nervous system […]


#603 Reflections on Psyche and Spirituality from A Transgender Perspective with Raelle Kaia

Raelle Kaia is a mental health counselor currently practicing as an outpatient therapist and crisis response therapist at Jackson County Mental Health in Medford, Oregon. She completed her clinical training in the Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program at Southern Oregon University, and has also studied at the University of Idaho, where she earned […]


#602 When Running is Therapy with Psychotherapist William Pullen

William Pullen is a London based psychotherapist, author and app developer. He’s the founder of Dynamic Running Therapy – a new approach that uses a fusion of running, mindfulness, and talk therapy. He also has a book out (Penguin) in 8 countries called “Running with Mindfulness.” Get A 10% discount on all my courses below […]


#601 – More Love, Less Conflict For Couples with Jonathan Robinson

Jonathan Robinson M.A. is a Licensed Mariage and Family therapist, best-selling author of 12 books, and a professional speaker from Northern California. Mr. Robinson has made numerous appearances on the Oprah show, as well as many other national TV talk shows, and articles about him have appeared in USA Today, Newsweek and The Los Angeles […]


#600 – The Future of Psychotherapeutic Apps with Psychologist Silja Litvin

Transcript Silja Litvin was born in Germany but moved to Southern California early in her life. Exposed to many diverse cultures early in life, she developed an insatiable curiosity for the human condition leading to her pursuing a degree in psychology. She began her Masters at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, graduating in Clinical […]


#599 – The Power of Extreme Empathy with Cris Beam

Cris Beam is an author and professor in New York City. Her most recent book, I Feel You: The Surprising Power of Extreme Empathy was released by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in March 2018. Her prior book, To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care (Houghton Mifflin-Harcourt, 2013), was named a 2013 […]


#598 – Exploring Indigenous Healing Psychology with Richard Katz PhD

A Harvard Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Richard Katz has spent time over the past 50 years working with Indigenous elders and healers in various parts of the world. He has just published a culmination of that work: Indigenous Healing Psychology: Honoring the Wisdom of the First Peoples. This book, written at the request of those […]