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The Mad Men Pre-Game Show

Mad Men Goes to Therapy

Thursday, April 09, 2015

While the characters on this show might be "OK," they're never actually ok. Why not?

Specials

On Being: The Science Of Healing Places

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

In this special, immunologist Esther Sternberg talks about new scientific research proving that good design can aid in our healing processes.

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On Being

Bessel van der Kolk — Restoring the Body: Yoga, EMDR, and Treating Trauma [remix]

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Human memory is a sensory experience, says psychiatrist Bessel van der Kolk. Through his longtime research in trauma treatment, he shares what he's learning about how bodywork like yoga or eye movement therapy can restore a sense of goodness and safety.

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On Being

[Unedited] Bessel van der Kolk with Krista Tippett

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Human memory is a sensory experience, says psychiatrist Bessel van der Kolk. Through his longtime research in trauma treatment, he shares what he's learning about how bodywork like yoga or eye movement therapy can restore a sense of goodness and safety.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

When Doctors and Patients Share Notes

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Lena Sun, health reporter at The Washington Post, discusses her story on a pilot program at a Boston hospital that allows mental health patients to read the notes their doctors are writing during therapy sessions. The program grew out of a national push for more access to health records for patients, but some patients and doctors worry that care will suffer.

 

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Selected Shorts

Stephen Colbert Presents Stories of Male Rivalry

Friday, January 31, 2014

Men get into it, in two stories hosted by Stephen Colbert. A bawdy Cuban analyst taunts his neurotic patient in "The Treatment," and an older lawyer desperately races against a younger man on the Charles River in "Palais de Justice."

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The Takeaway

How the ACA is Changing Mental Health Care

Friday, November 01, 2013

Though the federal insurance exchange site is still be plagued with technical bugs and people are continuing to receive policy cancellation notices from their insurers, there are still plenty of changes being brought about by the Affordable Care Act that many people are happy about. For example, many experts agree mental health care will improve due to the ACA rollout. Linda Rosenberg, President and CEO of the National Council for Behavioral Health, explains what changes to expect for the way mental health care is accessed and delivered.

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Soundcheck

Roll Over Beethoven: Music To Calm Your Dog

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Inspired by Soundcheck producer Katie Bishop's tale of canine separation anxiety woe, today on the show we attempt to get to the bottom of the question -- can music help a dog in distress? 

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WNYC News

Loss of Holliswood Means Loss of Inpatient Program for Vets, Families

Monday, August 19, 2013

The closure of Holliswood Hospital in Queens also means the loss of an innovative inpatient program to treat veterans from around the country and their families.

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On Being

Bessel van der Kolk — Restoring the Body: Yoga, EMDR, and Treating Trauma

Thursday, July 11, 2013

uman memory is a sensory experience says psychiatrist Bessel van der Kolk. Through his longtime research and innovation in trauma treatment, he shares what he's learning how bodywork like yoga or eye movement therapy can restore a sense of goodness.

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On Being

[Unedited] Bessel van der Kolk and Krista Tippett

Thursday, July 11, 2013

uman memory is a sensory experience says psychiatrist Bessel van der Kolk. Through his longtime research and innovation in trauma treatment, he shares what he's learning how bodywork like yoga or eye movement therapy can restore a sense of goodness.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Legality of Gay 'Conversion Therapy'

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Kenji Yoshino, Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law at NYU, discusses the legal issues associated with gay 'conversion therapy' and various challenges to bans on this type of therapy.

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Strangers

Bill Ratner: Screaming with Professionals

Friday, November 09, 2012

A boy experiences tragic losses and learns to scream...

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Trending Topics in Psychotherapy: Stagnation

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Nando Pelusi, contributing editor to Psychology Today magazine and a licensed clinical psychologist with a private practice in NewYork City, visits weekly to talk therapy. This week: feeling stuck in a job, relationship or residence.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Trending Topics in Psychotherapy: Money and Career

Thursday, November 03, 2011

Nando Pelusi, contributing editor to Psychology Today magazine and a licensed clinical psychologist with a private practice in New York City, kicks off this November series on therapy. This week: we take your calls on money and career. 

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Radiolab

The Fear in Me?

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Can fear change you for the better? Gregory Warner from Marketplace takes us to a clinic in Russia that aims to scare patients sober--with a pill called "the torpedo." Vyacheslav Davidov, the doctor who runs the clinic, describes the treatment and makes a case for the therapeutic powers ...

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The Takeaway

Listeners Respond: How Do You Maintain Mental Health?

Monday, July 19, 2010

With 50 million Americans suffereing from a mental health issue this year, we find out how you, our listeners, keep your own peace of mind.

Campbell from Seattle says:

"For years I struggled with depression. My efforts to control it involved everything except medicaiton. I believed I could cure it myself. I worked hard and honestly in therapy... After many more years, I was still depressed. The same therapist convinced me to give anti-depressants a try. The medication worked beautifully... I am a huge proponent of therapy, but medication absolutely has a place in treatment."

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WNYC News

Psychoanalyst(s) Seeking Makeover

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

The unassuming sign next to the Waldorf Astoria's Tower elevators directed psychoanalysts and members of the media to a 30th floor cocktail party. In the well appointed suite, a few dozen people drifted between tables serving finger food, wine, and soda. The fete kicked off the annual National ...

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Margaret Talbot on nightmares

Monday, November 09, 2009

Margaret Talbot discusses nightmares

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