Gina and Bob Nikkel keep us abreast of cutting edge, pioneering work sponsored by the Foundation for Excellence in Mental Health Care, including the Voice Hearers movement, non-drug company medical education, and long-term follow studies of people labeled schizophrenic. There is hope–and its represented by these two great people and their growing organization. Download this episode (right click and save)
Jennifer Maurer, fun coach, play coaches me on the air, much to my benefit and very likely for yours as well. Find out the importance of play in our lives and in therapy. It’s greater than you might think.
Jeanne Stolzer and I talk again about love, attachment theory, secrets to life, the origins of anxiety, our relationships with dogs, and what it means to be both a mammal and a human being. I loved it.
What is human nature? Psychotherapist and philosopher Mel Schwartz and I differ, as we discuss everything from couples therapy to international politics. Thought-provoking!
About my newest book, Guilt, Shame and Anxiety: Understanding and Overcoming Negative Emotions. These self-defeating emotions are primitive instincts built into us by evolution, but we can achieve emotional freedom from them.
We live in unreality created by media in the service of corporations and government. If you doubt this, listen to my guest Jon Rappoport who brings blazing insight and inspiration to the struggle for truth in our society.
Bonnie Burstow, radical feminist therapist and author calls for the abolition of psychiatry. We talk about that and the kind of society that would empower people to heal and to love one another. Strong stuff.
Do dogs teach us how to love? Do they build our self-esteem? Would we be human without dogs? Jeffrey Masson and I in a very lively hour delve into us and dogs, and ask “Who’s better?”
A denied psychiatric atrocity: psychiatry’s organized mass murder of mental patients in Germany was the “entering wedge” for the Holocaust. Jeffrey Masson and I describe how psychiatry aided and inspired the murder of millions of Jews and others deemed inferior by the Nazis.
An amazing, moving, enlightening hour! Jeffrey Masson discloses how Freud denied child abuse to further his own career. Freud’s cowardice in the face of truth has repercussions for how all of us choose to live our lives.