Whole Body Mental Health Radio is a show that thinks broadly about mental health and addictions, from the mind-body connection and the gut, to the environment and the world.
LIFT OFF: self isolation tips and a guided mindfulness exercise
LIFT (verb): to move something to a higher position; to make something more interesting and enjoyable; to make someone happier.
The weekly LIFT podcast aims to bring perspective and grow resilience through brief mind-body medicine insights and guided mindfulness practices geared for these interesting times.
Mind-body-spirit medicine, stress reduction, positive psychology, and Eastern contemplative practices.
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The Perfect Storm, the Interface Between Pain and Addiction with Arwen Podesta MD, ABPN, FASAM, ABIHM
Arwen Podesta MD, ABPN, FASAM, ABIHM is a board certified adult psychiatrist, specialized in addiction medicine, forensic psychiatry, and integrative holistic medicine. She is the Medical Director of ACER, Chief Medical Officer of Longbranch Recovery, and consultant for the Orleans Drug Court. She is co-creator of the NewOrleans Forensic Mental Health Coalition, and current President of the Louisiana Chapter of ASAM. She is the author of the book "Hooked" www.podestawellness.com
Buddhist Recovery from Addictions and METTA Protocol with Dr. Steve Dansiger PsyD MFT
Steve Dansiger, PsyD, MFT is a renowned musician, educator, speaker, meditation teacher, master EMDR therapist and trainer, and author. He developed the MET(T)A Method and Protocol, combining Buddhist practice and EMDR Therapy. He is the author of Clinical Dharma: A Path for Healers and co-authored Helpers (2016) and EMDR Therapy and Mindfulness for Trauma-Focused Care.
Sex Addiction with Dr. Alexandra Katehakis, PhD, MFT
Renowned Sex therapist Dr. Alexandra Katehakis gives a great interview that would serve as a primer to any therapist about sex addiction. Dr. Alexandra "Alex" Katehakis is a published, award-winning author, licensed psychotherapist, and is recognized as a leader in the field of Integrative sex therapy. Katehakis makes regular contributions to publications like Psychology Today and the Huffington Post, has been interviewed by Rolling Stone, Washington Post and the LA Times, has made several television appearances on programs like Inside Hollywood, Spike TV and CNN, and is frequently featured as a prominent expert panelist at sexuality conferences worldwide alongside the likes of Dan Siegel and Christopher Kennedy Lawford.She is the Clinical Director of Center For Healthy Sex, a treatment center based in Los Angeles. Katehakis holds licensure and certification with several different mental health organizations: Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT) with the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP), for which she is a clinical supervisor and member of the teaching faculty; Certified Sex Therapist (CST) with the American Association of Sex Educators Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) for which she is also a clinical supervisor; Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS), and Senior Fellow at the Meadows inpatient trauma and addiction rehabilitation center in Arizona.
WBMH Climate Change from Paralysis to Activism with Robin Cooper MD 3-28-18
Robin Cooper, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at University of California, San Francisco. Her interest include treatment and advocacy for the severely mentally ill, environmental justice, and climate change. She serves on the board of the California Psychiatric Association California and is an active member of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby. She is a Distinguished Life Fellow of theAmerican Psychiatric Association and co-founder fo the Climate Psychiatry Alliance.
WBMH Psychiatric and Political Aspects of Climate Change with Lise Van Susteren MD 3-21-18
Dr. Lise Van Susteren,M.D. practices general and forensic psychiatry in Washington, DC. She is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University, consultant to the Executive Branch of the US Government, and serves on the Advisory Board of the Center for Health and the Global Environment at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is co-founder of "Climate Psychiatry Alliance," and co-author of "The Psychological Effects of Climate Warming on the U.S.
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Amazing and Enlightening
Thank you for the opportunity to participate in this wonderful podcast, Dr. Calderon-Abbo. The podcasts are very interesting and present a series of factors that complement psychiatric treatment and are crucial in the provision of quality mental health care.
Dr. Calderon consistently has great guests and topics. It's always an interesting conversation to listen in to!
Dr. Calderon's thought provoking interviews and explanations of the relationship between mental health and the world around us makes for very informative sessions. Highly recommend.