On Health Grooves, Dr. Ricky Fishman, will be in conversation with practitioners, researchers, academics and others working at the cutting edge of health care; from chiropractors and acupuncturists to functional medical doctors and gene splicing cancer scientists to medical clowns who cheer up children in the hospital cancer wards. Health Grooves is for anyone interested in the state of the art and the future of health and healing.
37. On Staying Healthy and Moving Forward During COVID with Rick Snyder, Executive Coach
Decision making is one of the most challenging aspects of leading, as we never have all the information we need and yet we still need to act. Especially in these unprecedented times of great uncertainty. Our special guest, Rick Snyder, executive coach, and author of “ decisive Intuition," researches and implements how to incorporate intuition into the decision-making process make better and faster decisions that impact all areas of the business. And this conversation is more timely than ever. I talk to Rick about how to stay balanced and keep moving forward personally and professionally in this “time of Covid.
On Psychedelic Medicine and Therapeutics with Veronika Gold, MFT
Veronika Gold, a psychologist from the Czech Republic and a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California, has an expertise in the treatment of anxiety, depression, and PTSD. She is a co-founder and CEO of Polaris Insight Center in San Francisco, clinic providing Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy treatment for depression, anxiety, PTSD, and other mental health issues. Veronika provides Psychedelic Integration Therapy and serves as a consultant, trainer, and presenter on Psychedelic Assisted Therapies. In this conversation, we discuss her cutting edge work with psychoactive substances, her evolution as a therapist and the future of these modalities.
On Medical Coaching with Dr. Stephanie Wellington, MD
Dr. Stephanie Wellington, also known as “The Nurturing MD” is an award winning physician, international keynote speaker, certified professional coach and the founder of “Nurturing MDs.” In this conversation, we discuss her work with medical doctors and other health care professionals suffering from burnout, an alarming trend throughout the medical profession. Her core curriculum, “Lessons in Life and Medicine,” is based on the premise that personal discovery is the missing piece to life and career success. We also discuss the unique challenges of being on the front lines in the battle against COVID-19, another layer of stress being faced by practitioners in hospitals around the country.
34. On Being Mindful During COVID-19 with Dr. Larry Cammarata, PhD
Larry Cammarata, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist specializing in mindfulness-based therapy and education. He’s the Director of Education for Mindfulness Travels, an organization that provides educational retreats around the world with leaders in the fields of mindfulness and mindful movement. Larry is also an instructor of the ancient Chinese movement arts of Qigong and Tai Chi. In this conversation, we discuss the challenges people are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic and how mindfulness based practices can help relieve stress and support peace of mind during this difficult time.
On Environmental Health and Justice with Bradley Angel, Executive Director of Greenaction
Bradley Angel is the Executive Director of Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice. In 1997, Bradley joined with grassroots urban, rural and indigenous community leaders from California and Arizona to form Greenaction, a multiracial organization working with low income, working class and communities of color on the frontlines of environmental racism, injustice, and climate change. For over 30 years, Bradley has been a local and national leader in the environmental health and justice movement and has helped communities win some of the most significant victories in the history of the environmental justice movement. Prior to co-founding Greenaction, Bradley was the Southwest Toxics Campaigner for Greenpeace USA from 1986 through 1997. In this conversation we discuss Brad’s work over the past decades and what he is working on today as well as the disparate health and economic effects on marginalized communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Integrative Health and Healing in the era of COVID-19 with Ruchi Puri, MD
Dr. Ruchi Puri is a San Francisco based Ob/Gyn who teaches clients holistic approaches to transforming their health. She is a graduate of George Washington and Duke Universities with additional education in Ayurvedic Medicine, Five Element Acupuncture, Trauma and Modalities of Spiritual Healing. She has an integrative women’s wellness platform with on-line courses and groups to support women embody their wellness potential and regain their vitality.
Her blog: Unveiling Being on www.ruchipuri.com helps readers redefine their understanding of many of the modern challenges to health we are facing today.
In this conversation, Ruchi gives her perspective on the COVID-19 pandemic, how we are treating it and its meaning on an individual and a collective level. She says that there is much for us to learn from what we are going through right now. The question is: will we learn those lessons.