Noble Mind is a podcast exploring mindfulness, meditation, and psychology. In each episode, Alex Gokce, MSW, and Katherine King, PsyD, host inspiring conversations with psychologists, authors, and other thought leaders seeking real world wisdom you can bring into daily life. Interviewees have included Christopher Germer, Ron Siegel, Susan Pollak, Tom Pedulla, and more. Learn more, read show notes, suggest interviews, and more at noblemindpodcast.com. Our show is brought to you by the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy, a non-profit organization dedicated to the integration of mindfulness, meditation and psychotherapy. For more information, visit meditationandpsychotherapy.org. IG/FB: @noblemindpodcast TW: @noblemindcast
Paul Gilbert on Restoring Sanity with Mindful Compassion
In this episode, we talk to Professor Paul Gilbert about evolutionary psychology, shame, and how mindful compassion can restore sanity to destructive and competitive human impulses. Dr Gilbert is a Professor of Clinical Psychology and the creator of compassion-focused therapy (CFT). He is also the Founder and President of The Compassionate Mind Foundation. Noble Mind explores mindfulness, meditation, and psychology. More at www.noblemindpodcast.com.
Mastering the Habit of Self Care with Katherine King (Host Spotlight)
This week, Kate and Alex have a timely and frank conversation about self-care and the many inner and outer obstacles to making it happen. They explore Kate’s passion for helping people develop self-caring habits and provide tips for getting over the blocks that might be getting in your way. They also weigh in on criticisms of self-care and explain why it isn’t a replacement for social change. Noble Mind explores mindfulness, meditation, and psychology. More at www.noblemindpodcast.com.
Nicholas Olendzki on Healing and Habit Change with Mindful Hypnotherapy
In this episode, we talk to Dr. Nicholas Olendzki about mindfulness, hypnotherapy, and cultivating states of consciousness that facilitate healing and habit change. Dr. Olendzki is a psychotherapist specializing in mindfulness, integrative psychotherapy, and hypnotherapy. He is a coauthor of Mindful Hypnotherapy: The Basics for Clinical Practice. Noble Mind explores mindfulness, meditation, and psychology. More at www.noblemindpodcast.com.
David Treleaven on Teaching and Practicing Trauma-Informed Mindfulness
In this episode we talk to David Treleaven about teaching and practicing trauma-informed mindfulness, and the intersections between this work and larger issues of social justice. David Treleaven is a writer, educator, and trauma professional working at the intersection of mindfulness and trauma. He’s the author of the acclaimed book Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness. Noble Mind explores mindfulness, meditation, and psychology. More at www.noblemindpodcast.com.
Nadia Colburn on Claiming Your Story, Narrative Healing, and Embodied Creative Writing
In this episode, we talk to Nadia Colburn about the power of mindful storytelling and creativity to shape our inner and outer worlds for more peace and justice. Nadia Colburn is a writer and writing coach, the founder of Align Your Story writing school, and author of the poetry book The High Shelf. She is a yoga teacher, a student of Thich Nhat Hanh, and an activist for social and environmental justice. Noble Mind explores mindfulness, meditation, and psychology. More at www.noblemindpodcast.com.
Sunil Lad on Embodiment, Masculinity, Yoga, and Compassion
In this episode, we talk to Dr Sunil Lad about his work in the UK prison system. He share his thoughts on masculinity, shame, and the importance of taking responsibility. We also discuss his work as a yoga teacher, becoming embodied, and the experience of compassion and forgiveness. Dr Lad is a consultant counselling psychologist for the National Health Service and a qualified yoga teacher in the UK. Noble Mind explores mindfulness, meditation, and psychology. More at www.noblemindpodcast.com.