EP169: The Courage to Suffer – Toward an Existential Positive Psychology Framework with Daryl & Sara Van Tongeren
About this Episode:Mike speaks with Daryl and Sara Van Tongeren on their recent book The Courage to Suffer. They discuss the origins of the book in Daryl and Sara’s personal loss, what an existential positive psychology framework is and why it’s particularly helpful...
EP161: The Philosophy of Humor – Theories of Comedy and Ridiculousness with Steven Gimbel and Alfredo Palacios
About this Episode:In this collaboration with the Theory of Change Podcast, Dr. Alfredo Palacios and Dr. Steven Gimbel discuss theories of humor, comedic moralism and ethics. Find more from Theory of Change on Apple, Google Podcasts, Spodify, or Stitcher. About Steven...
About this Episode:Mike speaks with Tony Rousmaniere on the origins of deliberate practice, the difference between knowledge acquisition and skills acquisition, and exercises for developing inner skills for clinical excellence.About Tony:Dr. Rousmaniere is a licensed...
EP156: Theory, Practice, and In-Between – Musings on the Strengths and Shortcomings of Theory with Matthew Lemberger-Truelove
About this Episode:Mike speaks with Dr. Matthew Lemberger-Truelove on the complex interplay between theory and practice, the benefits and downsides of grabbing on to what is new and shiny in mental health culture, and the importance of context when developing and...
EP154: Treating Individuals with Autism – Carlos Castañeda and Amanda Pena on Psychoeducating the Mental Health Community
About this Episode:Carlos Castañeda and Amanda Pena share insight on Autism and guidance on how current and future mental health practitioners can feel confident, competent, and empathic to their clients who are on the spectrum. They also discuss comorbid symptoms...
EP149: Relational Engagement with Suicidal Clients – From Checking Boxes to Hearing Stories of Pain with Stacey Freedenthal
EP144: Community-Based Participatory Research – Research By the People For the People with Tahani Dari
EP141: Deconstructing Psychological Language – Charting the Origin and Impact of Our Words with Mark Hayward
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