Thoughtful discussions dealing with the many aspects of personality, psychology, and inter-personal relationships.
Is doing for others good for you?
Acting in selfless ways – helping others – can make people feel like they have more control over their lives and can reduce feelings of despair. That’s according to new research. In their weekly conversation, WHYY’s Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb discuss the implications.
Rebuilding Trust in Medicine
A new initiative headed by the American Board of Internal Medicine aims to re-build trust in healthcare organizations across different dimensions
Dealing with Imposter Syndrome
Do you ever feel like you're just not good enough at your job - that any moment, you could make a huge mistake, and everyone would realize that you're a fraud?
Helping kids and teens with mental health issues
In their weekly conversation, psychologist Dan Gottlieb and WHYY's Maiken Scott discuss what families can do to help kids navigate these difficult times.
Could Pain Reprocessing Therapy play a role in treating chronic pain?
A targeted psychotherapy approach shows promising results in treating chronic back pain, and potentially other forms of chronic pain. The approach was studied at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
“For a long time, we have thought that chronic pain is due primarily to problems in the body, and most treatments to date have targeted that,” said lead author Yoni Ashar, who conducted the study. “This treatment is based on the premise that the brain can generate pain in the absence of injury or after an injury has healed, and that people can unlearn that pain.
In their weekly conversation, psychologist Dan Gottlieb and WHYY’s Maiken Scott discuss the approach and results.
What to do when it feels like your life is on hold
This prolonged period of living with uncertainty has put many people into a state of limbo, feeling like they are languishing.
Very helpful, informative podcast.
insightful, spiritual and compassionate
Those three words best describe Dr Gottlieb and his Voices in the Family program. I used to listen religiously, but have moved out of the area. I thought I'd keep up through podcasts. I am disapointed how few are available.
Very informative and yet so sensitive to the topics discussed. Wonderful host with an amazing depth and attention to the topics. I just wish the archives were available for podcasting!