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A Psychology & Psychotherapy podcast. Get a therapist's perspective on a variety of topics, some silly and some self-helpy. the Broken Brain is an organized panel discussion, an hour (ish) of therapeutic POV for you.

A Psychology & Psychotherapy podcast. Get a therapist's perspective on a variety of topics, some silly and some self-helpy. the Broken Brain is an organized panel discussion, an hour (ish) of therapeutic POV for you.
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United States

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A Psychology & Psychotherapy podcast. Get a therapist's perspective on a variety of topics, some silly and some self-helpy. the Broken Brain is an organized panel discussion, an hour (ish) of therapeutic POV for you.

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English


Episodes

A Shocking Episode

10/10/2017
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Duration:00:51:56

Physical Restraints in Inpatient & Residential Treatment

10/3/2017
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Lee Messersmith and I discuss the dynamics of restraint in clinical settings, a weird element of intensive psychiatric care. Rerun from a few years ago.

Duration:00:45:05

Confident Children & Conflict

8/22/2017
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Rerun of my episode about the African social service organization "Confident Children Out of Conflict," an important organization helping children. I interview Caitlin Cockroft, their publicity and social media director. Go to their website and make a donation today!

Duration:00:47:15

Self Care by Janet Mitchell

7/16/2017
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A Rerun of one of our most popular training episodes: Another wonderful training at Aspire for Continuing Education Units (CEU) to help all of us counselors keep our licenses. This one is by Licensed Clinical Social Worker Janet Mitchell. Janet is an expert in the area of Self Care, which is defined as the ability to increase, improve, and maintain mental health through a healthy lifestyle. More than just a reminder to exercise and eat right, Janet has created some tools and techniques...

Duration:00:57:29

Trauma Treatment & Recovery with Candice Christiansen

7/13/2017
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A Broken Brain Classic Rerun! Our Good Buddy Candice Christiansen (owner and Clinical Director of Namaste Center for Healing) joins us to talk trauma, addiction, recovery, and healing. We discuss EDMR, Cognitive Therapy, Exposure, and BOTH of our dogs.

Duration:00:30:24

Infant Psychology

7/3/2017
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Psychological studies show that infants have a much deeper and more rich mental life than we have previously believed. As a new father (for the third time) I want to know what my infant daughter is up to, and this interview with Dr. Annette Henderson, a Developmental and Research Psychologist who studies infants at Auckland University, and taught me that she is up to a lot!

Duration:00:08:22

Steve McDonald Mindful Coloring

6/29/2017
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Illustrator Steve McDonald is the creator of the coloring books Fantastic Cities and Fantastic Structures. These books are designed particularly for adults, as an exercise in mindfulness and anxiety reduction. Complex coloring is a therapeutic tool that many therapists and individuals are using to increase relaxation and present focused thinking. They are also a fun way to engage with art, especially for those of us who don't always draw that well on our own. Plus, Steve is a fantastic...

Duration:00:50:00

Trauma Narratives

6/26/2017
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My interview from a couple years back with Dr. Ron Llewellyn, psychologist and trauma recovery expert. A good friend, college professor, expert clinician and author. Enjoy Ron's interview and then click over to see him speak on Trauma Recovery on this YOUTUBE VIDEO.

Duration:00:41:49

Walk & Talk Therapy with Clay Cockrell

6/24/2017
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Clay Cockrell is the founder of walkandtalk.com, and a psychotherapist in practice in New York City. Clay often takes his clients walking in Central Park during their sessions, combining the relaxing mindful pace of a walk in the park with the healing process of therapy.

Duration:00:22:17

Trauma & Resilience with Rebecca Dempster

6/21/2017
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My interview with Dr. Rebecca Dempster, psychologist and trauma expert. Through her services at Resilio (click HERE to view her site) she specializes in working with agencies serving third world and developing nations.

Duration:01:04:02

The Luminosity Scandal with Chris Revill

6/17/2017
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Rerun of my interview with Chris about the scandal Luminosity got itself into a couple years back by making outlandish claims about brain health. Be sure to tune in for new Broken Brain episodes next month!

Duration:00:22:08

Confidence & chasing your dreams

6/14/2017
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A rerun of my interview with Actress and (credited extra in Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens) Ana Maria Leonte. Stay tuned for brand new episodes of The Broken Brain Podcast next month!

Duration:00:36:23

Buck the Trucker's Therapist

6/10/2017
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A rerun of my interview with Buck Black, the therapist who specializes in therapy for Truckers. New Episodes of the Broken Brain are coming soon, along with some special projects. Thanks for listening to these classic episode this month.

Duration:00:23:02

Non's Story

5/18/2017
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ALERT: This EPISODE had an AUDIO GLITCH, which should now be REPAIRED! SORRY if oyu tried to hear it ealrier and it did not work. Non Wels, friend of the show, confirmed joymonger, and cohost of The Joy Sandwich Podcast, joins me to tell a story. Non is a storyteller by nature, as an accomplished writer and content creator, but this time he is telling his own story. Working on creating a narrative of his own experience with control addictive patterns, compulsion, anxiety, and eating...

Duration:01:27:10

Why We Love Conspiracies

5/10/2017
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Dr. Daniel Jolley joins me to discuss his groundbreaking research in the area of Conspiracy Theories. Dr. Jolley is a Psychologist, faculty at Staffordshire University, who studies the psychological dynamic of being drawn to theories of conspiracy. Daniel talks about the reason why some of us are more likely to have conspiratorial suspicions, the consequences of this type of thinking, and how to respond to it. Follow Daniel @DrDanielJolley on twitter, and check out his super cool website at...

Duration:00:49:52

Psychology of Ritual

4/30/2017
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Nick Hobson is a Psychologist who studies Ritual. This is an often misunderstood and difficult to measure psychological trait in human beings to benefit or suffer according to our day to day repetitive behavior. Do these things comfort us or harm us, and why do we do them? Nick's research indicates a definite trend to ritualize our actions, and tendencies to bond and hate based upon them. Check out his YouTube video introducing his research, and follow him on Twitter @nickmhobson.

Duration:00:45:10

Relationship Repair and The One I Love

4/25/2017
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Karly Beaumont, head of the Core Temp Arts Network of podcasts, podcaster, and pop culture expert, joins me to discuss the dynamics of relationship repair that are presented in the quirky and highly metaphorical movie "The One I Love." This film depicts a live action visualization of the different parts of our personalities in the process of repairing damaged relationships, and asking ourselves questions about the survivability of love. Follow Karly on Twitter @karlyvision, or check out...

Duration:01:21:20

Confidenitality in Child Therapy

4/22/2017
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Karson Kinikini krushes konfidentiality in khild therapy...that should be crushes confidentiality in child therapy. Karson is a long time friend and first rate therapist. This recording is him teaching a group of us therapist-types about the importance, complications, ethics, and dynamic of confidentiality between child and their therapist. This episode is a CEU training given to the Aspire Network of therapists.

Duration:00:46:03