17 episodes

At the CatholicPsych Institute, we're doing something new when it comes to therapy. In the Being Human podcast, Dr. Greg Bottaro, Founder and Director of the CatholicPsych Institute, shares with you his vision for Catholic therapy and a revolutionary approach that is focused, finally, on what it means to be human.

Being Huma‪n‬ Dr. Gregory Bottaro

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At the CatholicPsych Institute, we're doing something new when it comes to therapy. In the Being Human podcast, Dr. Greg Bottaro, Founder and Director of the CatholicPsych Institute, shares with you his vision for Catholic therapy and a revolutionary approach that is focused, finally, on what it means to be human.

    Changing How You Feel

    Changing How You Feel

    In this episode, we talk about:

    - Emotion regulation and emotion modulation (and what those are);
    - The ability to change how you express your feelings;
    - The ability to change how intensely we feel an emotion to begin with;
    - How this connects to our search for peace;
    - The false assumption that it’s inauthentic to change how you feel;
    - My theory about parenting and “inconvenient” emotional expression from children;
    - The freedom of being able to say "I don't have to feel this way."

    • 18 min
    Getting the Full Set of Tools

    Getting the Full Set of Tools

    In this episode, we talk about:

    - The plan for complementarity between men and women;

    - How holiness and happiness are connected

    - Why a mom and dad are needed for a child (What comes more naturally to moms and what comes more naturally to dads);

    - How the masculine and feminine dimensions bless, affirm, complement, and develop each other

    • 23 min
    Five Qualities of the Feminine Genius

    Five Qualities of the Feminine Genius

    In this episode, we talk about:

    - How the female brain differs from the male brain;

    - Five qualities of the feminine genius: qualities that the female brain accesses more easily, due to brain chemistry -

    1. Intuition;
    2. Empathy;
    3. Collaboration;
    4. Impulse control;
    5. A little bit of anxiety

    • 21 min
    St. Joseph’s Masculine Genius

    St. Joseph’s Masculine Genius

    In this episode, we talk about:
    - St. Joseph and the masculine genius;
    - Differences in male and female brains, and what that reveals about male and female persons;
    - Seven qualities of St. Joseph that can teach us about the Masculine Genius;

    • 33 min
    Different by Design

    Different by Design

    In this episode, we talk about:
    - The complementarity of the masculine feminine genius;
    - The reverence we owe to each other;
    - Jesus and Mary as examples of masculine and feminine

    • 26 min
    Needing a Mom and Dad

    Needing a Mom and Dad

    In this episode, we talk about:
    - The family as the “school of love”;
    - Learning who we are and how we are to behave;
    - The necessity of mother and father;
    - The roles of St. Joseph and Mary in our lives and salvation

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
144 Ratings

144 Ratings

kax4 ,

What the world needs!

Dr. Greg breaks down the Who, Why, What and How in all regards to BEING HUMAN like no other in the Catholic or Psychological world today. This knowledge is a must in understanding that we are truly loved, safe and meant for flourishing!

Bedazzle hip hop jones ,

Clear, concise content!!!

Thank you so much for delivering your message clearly and concisely! So many podcasts these days are so long and filled with way too much chit chat! I have your book Catholic mindfulness and have enjoyed some of your courses but this was such a quick way to tune in to the great stuff that you have to share!!!

Keinkaren ,

Great Podcast!

I finally found a podcast that connects Psychology with catholic/ spiritual principles. Thank you!!!

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