33 episodes

The ordinary madness and peculiar logic of the human mind ... Do you want to discover more about all things mental health? Meet Dr. Beach, a forensic psychiatrist who offers a unique perspective through stimulating real, raw, and thought-provoking conversations. From depression and anxiety to trauma and psychosis to the peculiar aspects of our personality that influence our behavior, Dr. Beach elevates our understanding of the human mind and expands the possibilities for a brighter future.

Mental Reality with Dr. Beach Dr. Craig Beach

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

The ordinary madness and peculiar logic of the human mind ... Do you want to discover more about all things mental health? Meet Dr. Beach, a forensic psychiatrist who offers a unique perspective through stimulating real, raw, and thought-provoking conversations. From depression and anxiety to trauma and psychosis to the peculiar aspects of our personality that influence our behavior, Dr. Beach elevates our understanding of the human mind and expands the possibilities for a brighter future.

    Control Over Perceptual Experiences

    Control Over Perceptual Experiences

    Welcome to an extraordinary conversation on the latest and greatest frontier of unusual perceptual experiences. Meet Dr. Al Powers and Brittany Quagan, co-directors of the Yale COPE project (Control Over Perceptual Experiences) focused on research and potential interventions of those who experience it. Dr. Powers is a psychiatrist, neuroscientist, and Medical Director of the Prime Clinic, the psychosis and risk clinic at Yale University. Brittany Quagan is a clinical therapist, medium, with ...

    • 45 min
    Good Lessons from a Really Bad Example

    Good Lessons from a Really Bad Example

    Don't miss our first episode in season two. Dr. Beach goes all out, no apologies, and leaves nothing on the table in a conversation with the talented and humorous entertainer, insightful counselor, and author Henrietta Alves. This episode dives into topics from finance to mental illness, from the struggles in the entertainment industry to where and how you live, with valuable advice from Ms. Alves, author of "Good Lessons from a Really Bad Example." Together, they reveal lessons for better de...

    • 36 min
    Muscle Minded

    Muscle Minded

    Let's all get muscle minded with Tyler Sarry, a fitness coach, wellness motivator, and mental health advocate. In this honest, educational, and inspiring episode, Tyler covers what is not typically known or seen on the surface, including why he first got into fitness; navigating learning challenges due to ADHD, and the physical and psychological highs and lows when he competed as a fitness model. This episode covers mindful eating, portion control/moderation, healthy vs. unhealthy food choice...

    • 58 min
    Trauma – Part 2

    Trauma – Part 2

    Trauma Part 2 of 2 — So much covered in this episode! Dr. Beach and Dr. Sarah Wright, Psychologist, Sex Therapist and Author of Redefining Trauma: Understanding and Coping with a Cortisoaked Brain take us through the practical coping strategies including the importance of telling our traumatic stories; mindfulness; giving ourselves time and space to heal; the positive effects of healthy routines, intimacy and exercise, and the power of support. Gain a real understanding of traumatic reactions...

    • 32 min
    Trauma – Part 1

    Trauma – Part 1

    What is trauma? How does it impact the brain? To many, the word trauma brings to mind emergency rooms, combat, physical injury, or sexual assault. It's less likely to conjure up examples such as being a racial or sexual minority, enduring significant loss, or being a parent and working three jobs, and still find time to be human. Join Dr. Beach and Dr. Sarah Wright, Psychologist, Sex Therapist, and author of Trauma: Understanding and Coping with a Cortisoaked Brain. Listen and learn as t...

    • 38 min
    Hearing Voices — Helpful Strategies (Part 2 of 2)

    Hearing Voices — Helpful Strategies (Part 2 of 2)

    In this follow-up episode, Dmitriy Gutkovich, mental health advocate and lived experience expert on hearing voices, and Dr. Beach cover concrete strategies to help those who are hearing voices that can negatively impact their happiness, attention, perceived abilities, and/or overall voice ecosystem. Recommended strategies include: learning how to create distance and not personalize voices; scheduling set time with voices; defining threatening attacks more productively; tolerating the ambiguit...

    • 24 min

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