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David Van Nuys, Ph.D.

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Psychology Interviews: Exploring brain, body, mind, spirit, intuition, leadership, research, psychotherapy and more!

Latest Episodes

#662 Love Demystified: Strategies for a Successful Love Life with Beverly Palmer PhD

Beverly B. Palmer, Ph.D. is a professor emeritus of psychology at California State University, Dominguez Hills and a clinical psychologist in private practice in Torrance, California. Her academic knowledge and clinical understanding uniquely qualifies her to demystify love, which she has done in her recently published book,Love Demystified: Strategies for a Successful Love Life. She has used scientifically grounded studies to enlighten numerous students in her psychology courses and to counsel couples with relationship issues. She has publications and presentations on love, relationships, interpersonal skills, and sexuality. The American Psychological Association lists her as a scientific expert on interpersonal attraction and relationships for journalists to consult. She also has been happily married to her psychiatrist husband for 50 years, partially because she has lived the strategies that help build a lasting loving relationship.

56 MIN1 d ago
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#662 Love Demystified: Strategies for a Successful Love Life with Beverly Palmer PhD

#661 Learning Self-Worth and Other Survival Skills with Inspirational Coach Anne Boudreau

Anne Boudreau is an inspirational author, coach, and executive who is devoted to helping others develop healthy self-worth. She recently completed her first nonfiction book entitled, A Human Mosaic. Anneâs desire to focus on the topic of self-worth is derived from her lifelong passion to address the array of mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual issues that impede a personâs ability to feel fulfilled and enjoy inner peace. As she learned during her own challenging early years, the root cause of negativity, fear, anger, hatred, violence, bullying, and bigotry is low self-worth. After numerous years of research, Anne developed a unique niche in coaching others to build self-worth that is predicated on neuroplasticity, changing oneâs brain through learning new thoughtsand behavior. Her comprehensive knowledge of the science of neuroplasticity has been instrumental to mentoring and teaching sustainable self-change. Through creating new neural pathways in the brain, anyone at a...

72 MIN1 w ago
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#661 Learning Self-Worth and Other Survival Skills with Inspirational Coach Anne Boudreau

#660 Living A Life of Service with Shannon Weber MSW

Shannon Weber, MSW leads efforts to end HIV by day and hangs anonymous love notes in public spaces with her three teenagers by night. She is a serial social entrepreneur, having launched several HIV-informed sexual and reproductive health initiatives that have served thousands locally and impacted tens of thousands around the globe. Shannon has a Master's of Social Work from Tulane University, New Orleans and received the 2018 UCSF Chancellor's Award for Public Service. She has taught on stages from Durban to Hong Kong. She is the author of Show Up Hard: A Road Map For Helpers In Crisis. Visit her multiple websites: www.xoshannonweber.com www.showuphard.com www.LoveYou2.org www.PleasePrEPMe.org

58 MIN2 w ago
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#660 Living A Life of Service with Shannon Weber MSW

#659 The Self-Help Addict with Daniel Gefen

Daniel Gefen is author of The Self-Help Addict: Turn An Overdose of Information Into A Life of Transformation and also hosts the podcasts, The Daniel Gefen Show and the Can I Pick Your Brain the Can I Pick Your Brain? podcast where he 'picks the brains' of successful entrepreneurs. Heâs also the founder of The Gefen Media Group which gets people featured on targeted podcasts. He is the father of five and currently lives in Israel. He says he grew his first company out of a hotel lobby. He goes on to say he has mastered the art of outsourcing and has since built multiple companies that run on their own. Daniel was named among the top 25 the top influencers of 2017 and has been featured in Forbes, Inc. and over 70 podcasts. When he's not spending time with his wife and 5 children he's playing tennis or coaching other people how to 'quit' their business and live the life they want.

56 MIN3 w ago
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#659 The Self-Help Addict with Daniel Gefen

#658 Deconstructing Anxiety: From Fear to Fulfillment with Todd Pressman PhD

Todd Pressman, Ph.D.Âis an international presenter, psychologistÂand author. He is the founder and director of Logos WellnessÂCenter and Pressman and Associates Life Counseling Center, dedicated toÂhelping people design lives of meaning, purpose and fulfillment. His studies under some of the world's leaders in theÂConsciousness movement, as well as the personal grooming heÂreceived from a father whose teachers were students of SigmundÂFreud, prepared the way for the discovery of the holistic principlesÂhe espouses. His work with Olympic athletes and high performing CEOs has furtherÂhoned his understanding of the secrets of excellence and the path to fulfillment. In 1982, he traveled around the world to study the great Wisdom traditions, spendingÂtime with a Zen master in theÂmonastery ofÂKyoto;Âexchanging with a Zoroastrian high priestÂoutside the Fire Temple of Mumbai;Âwitnessing authentic fire walking and other fakir ceremonies in the jungles ofÂSri Lanka and...

65 MINSEP 19
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#658 Deconstructing Anxiety: From Fear to Fulfillment with Todd Pressman PhD

#657 Psychedelic-assisted therapy for PTSD with Michael and Annie Mithoefer

Annie Mithoefer, B.S.N., is a Registered Nurse living in Asheville, NC. She was co-investigator on two of the MAPS-sponsored Phase 2 clinical trials for individuals with PTSD and a pilot study treating couples combining MDMA-assisted psychotherapy with Cognitive Behavioral Conjoint Therapy for PTSD. She is currently co-investigator in MT1, a protocol allowing MAPS-trained therapists to receive their own MDMA-assisted session, she conducts MAPS Therapist Trainings with her husband, Michael, and is a supervisor for Phase 3 therapists. She is a Grof-certified Holotropic Breathwork Practitioner and is trained in Hakomi Therapy. Michael Mithoefer, M.D., is a psychiatrist living in Asheville, NC. He was co-investigator on two of the MAPS-sponsored Phase 2 clinical trials for individuals with PTSD and a pilot study treating couples combining MDMA-assisted psychotherapy with Cognitive Behavioral Conjoint Therapy for PTSD. He is the lead author of the MAPS Manual for MDMA-assisted Psychother...

68 MINSEP 12
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#657 Psychedelic-assisted therapy for PTSD with Michael and Annie Mithoefer

#656 Pivot Toward What Matters in Your life with Steven C. Hayes PhD

Based on 35 years of experience, Dr. Hayes deduces that changing your relationship to your thoughts and emotions, rather than trying to change their content, is the key to healing. By exposing his own struggle with a panic disorder in A LIBERATED MIND: How to Pivot Toward What Matters (Avery/Penguin Random House), Dr. Hayes reveals: Normal, successful people are often suffering. Instead of being shamed, we need to let go of finding a way out and instead pivot toward finding a way in. As the originator and pioneering researcher into Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), he lays out the psychological flexibility skills that make it one of the most powerful, research-based forms of therapy. Psychological flexibility refers to your ability to connect with the present moment and direct attention and action toward what you value. Whether you are contending with depression, substance abuse, chronic pain, relationship issues, or limitations in business, ACT teaches you that you hurt wher...

72 MINSEP 5
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#656 Pivot Toward What Matters in Your life with Steven C. Hayes PhD

#655 Stress and How to Short-Circuit It with Amy Serin PhD

Amy Serin is a world renowned neuropsychologist who is on a mission to teach you how to shut off the stress switch, which is the name of her new book: The Stress Switch, The Truth About Stress and How to Short-Circuit it. She has spoken at over 100 conferences, has been featured in the Huffington Post, Bustle.com, and has been honored with many entrepreneurial awards. As a neuropsychologist and stress expert, she understands the complexity of brain-based issues and utilizes cutting-edge, integrative approaches to help people reach their own individual goals. Serinâs approach to switching off the stress switch is both scientific and holistic, and stems from a broad educational background. She graduated from Arizona State University, where she was Valedictorian and holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology with a specialty in Pediatric Neuropsychology from The Fielding Institute in Santa Barbara, California. Dr. Serin completed her training at Phoenix Childrenâs Hospital and several privat...

61 MINAUG 29
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#655 Stress and How to Short-Circuit It with Amy Serin PhD

#654 Why We Elect Narcissists and Sociopaths with Bill Eddy LCSW

ÂTranscript Bill Eddy is a lawyer, therapist, mediator, and co-founder and Training Director of the High Conflict Institute. He obtained his law degree from the University of San Diego, a masterâs degree of social work from San Diego State University, and a psychology degree from Case Western Reserve University. He has taught at the University of San Diego School of Law and the National Judicial College. Eddy currently provides training to professionals worldwide on the subject of managing high-conflict personalities and is a part-time faculty member at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law and at Monash University Law Chambers. He has written 15 books, the latest of which is Why We Elect Narcissists and Sociopaths⦠And How We Can Stop! He lives in California. * HighConflictInstitute.com * NewWays4Families.com

59 MINAUG 15
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#654 Why We Elect Narcissists and Sociopaths with Bill Eddy LCSW

#653 Live Each Day with Best-Selling Author Jim McCarthy

Jim McCarthy is aÂTEDx speakerand # 1 bestselling author ofLive Each Day: A Surprisingly Simple Guide to Happiness. He teaches people how to create their happiness by blending mindfulness techniques and timeless wisdom with simple, science-based practices. Jim is recognized for his unique perspective as a Stanford MBA, internet pioneer, and person living with a cancer diagnosis. He has presented his innovative and acclaimedÂâHappiness Keynoteâto organizations of all sizes across the U.S. and internationally. Audiences take away practical strategies, evidence-based insights, and daily action plans â because happiness is a skill you can develop.ÂLearn more atÂwww.JimMcCarthy.com

64 MINAUG 8
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#653 Live Each Day with Best-Selling Author Jim McCarthy

Latest Episodes

#662 Love Demystified: Strategies for a Successful Love Life with Beverly Palmer PhD

Beverly B. Palmer, Ph.D. is a professor emeritus of psychology at California State University, Dominguez Hills and a clinical psychologist in private practice in Torrance, California. Her academic knowledge and clinical understanding uniquely qualifies her to demystify love, which she has done in her recently published book,Love Demystified: Strategies for a Successful Love Life. She has used scientifically grounded studies to enlighten numerous students in her psychology courses and to counsel couples with relationship issues. She has publications and presentations on love, relationships, interpersonal skills, and sexuality. The American Psychological Association lists her as a scientific expert on interpersonal attraction and relationships for journalists to consult. She also has been happily married to her psychiatrist husband for 50 years, partially because she has lived the strategies that help build a lasting loving relationship.

56 MIN1 d ago
Comments
#662 Love Demystified: Strategies for a Successful Love Life with Beverly Palmer PhD

#661 Learning Self-Worth and Other Survival Skills with Inspirational Coach Anne Boudreau

Anne Boudreau is an inspirational author, coach, and executive who is devoted to helping others develop healthy self-worth. She recently completed her first nonfiction book entitled, A Human Mosaic. Anneâs desire to focus on the topic of self-worth is derived from her lifelong passion to address the array of mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual issues that impede a personâs ability to feel fulfilled and enjoy inner peace. As she learned during her own challenging early years, the root cause of negativity, fear, anger, hatred, violence, bullying, and bigotry is low self-worth. After numerous years of research, Anne developed a unique niche in coaching others to build self-worth that is predicated on neuroplasticity, changing oneâs brain through learning new thoughtsand behavior. Her comprehensive knowledge of the science of neuroplasticity has been instrumental to mentoring and teaching sustainable self-change. Through creating new neural pathways in the brain, anyone at a...

72 MIN1 w ago
Comments
#661 Learning Self-Worth and Other Survival Skills with Inspirational Coach Anne Boudreau

#660 Living A Life of Service with Shannon Weber MSW

Shannon Weber, MSW leads efforts to end HIV by day and hangs anonymous love notes in public spaces with her three teenagers by night. She is a serial social entrepreneur, having launched several HIV-informed sexual and reproductive health initiatives that have served thousands locally and impacted tens of thousands around the globe. Shannon has a Master's of Social Work from Tulane University, New Orleans and received the 2018 UCSF Chancellor's Award for Public Service. She has taught on stages from Durban to Hong Kong. She is the author of Show Up Hard: A Road Map For Helpers In Crisis. Visit her multiple websites: www.xoshannonweber.com www.showuphard.com www.LoveYou2.org www.PleasePrEPMe.org

58 MIN2 w ago
Comments
#660 Living A Life of Service with Shannon Weber MSW

#659 The Self-Help Addict with Daniel Gefen

Daniel Gefen is author of The Self-Help Addict: Turn An Overdose of Information Into A Life of Transformation and also hosts the podcasts, The Daniel Gefen Show and the Can I Pick Your Brain the Can I Pick Your Brain? podcast where he 'picks the brains' of successful entrepreneurs. Heâs also the founder of The Gefen Media Group which gets people featured on targeted podcasts. He is the father of five and currently lives in Israel. He says he grew his first company out of a hotel lobby. He goes on to say he has mastered the art of outsourcing and has since built multiple companies that run on their own. Daniel was named among the top 25 the top influencers of 2017 and has been featured in Forbes, Inc. and over 70 podcasts. When he's not spending time with his wife and 5 children he's playing tennis or coaching other people how to 'quit' their business and live the life they want.

56 MIN3 w ago
Comments
#659 The Self-Help Addict with Daniel Gefen

#658 Deconstructing Anxiety: From Fear to Fulfillment with Todd Pressman PhD

Todd Pressman, Ph.D.Âis an international presenter, psychologistÂand author. He is the founder and director of Logos WellnessÂCenter and Pressman and Associates Life Counseling Center, dedicated toÂhelping people design lives of meaning, purpose and fulfillment. His studies under some of the world's leaders in theÂConsciousness movement, as well as the personal grooming heÂreceived from a father whose teachers were students of SigmundÂFreud, prepared the way for the discovery of the holistic principlesÂhe espouses. His work with Olympic athletes and high performing CEOs has furtherÂhoned his understanding of the secrets of excellence and the path to fulfillment. In 1982, he traveled around the world to study the great Wisdom traditions, spendingÂtime with a Zen master in theÂmonastery ofÂKyoto;Âexchanging with a Zoroastrian high priestÂoutside the Fire Temple of Mumbai;Âwitnessing authentic fire walking and other fakir ceremonies in the jungles ofÂSri Lanka and...

65 MINSEP 19
Comments
#658 Deconstructing Anxiety: From Fear to Fulfillment with Todd Pressman PhD

#657 Psychedelic-assisted therapy for PTSD with Michael and Annie Mithoefer

Annie Mithoefer, B.S.N., is a Registered Nurse living in Asheville, NC. She was co-investigator on two of the MAPS-sponsored Phase 2 clinical trials for individuals with PTSD and a pilot study treating couples combining MDMA-assisted psychotherapy with Cognitive Behavioral Conjoint Therapy for PTSD. She is currently co-investigator in MT1, a protocol allowing MAPS-trained therapists to receive their own MDMA-assisted session, she conducts MAPS Therapist Trainings with her husband, Michael, and is a supervisor for Phase 3 therapists. She is a Grof-certified Holotropic Breathwork Practitioner and is trained in Hakomi Therapy. Michael Mithoefer, M.D., is a psychiatrist living in Asheville, NC. He was co-investigator on two of the MAPS-sponsored Phase 2 clinical trials for individuals with PTSD and a pilot study treating couples combining MDMA-assisted psychotherapy with Cognitive Behavioral Conjoint Therapy for PTSD. He is the lead author of the MAPS Manual for MDMA-assisted Psychother...

68 MINSEP 12
Comments
#657 Psychedelic-assisted therapy for PTSD with Michael and Annie Mithoefer

#656 Pivot Toward What Matters in Your life with Steven C. Hayes PhD

Based on 35 years of experience, Dr. Hayes deduces that changing your relationship to your thoughts and emotions, rather than trying to change their content, is the key to healing. By exposing his own struggle with a panic disorder in A LIBERATED MIND: How to Pivot Toward What Matters (Avery/Penguin Random House), Dr. Hayes reveals: Normal, successful people are often suffering. Instead of being shamed, we need to let go of finding a way out and instead pivot toward finding a way in. As the originator and pioneering researcher into Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), he lays out the psychological flexibility skills that make it one of the most powerful, research-based forms of therapy. Psychological flexibility refers to your ability to connect with the present moment and direct attention and action toward what you value. Whether you are contending with depression, substance abuse, chronic pain, relationship issues, or limitations in business, ACT teaches you that you hurt wher...

72 MINSEP 5
Comments
#656 Pivot Toward What Matters in Your life with Steven C. Hayes PhD

#655 Stress and How to Short-Circuit It with Amy Serin PhD

Amy Serin is a world renowned neuropsychologist who is on a mission to teach you how to shut off the stress switch, which is the name of her new book: The Stress Switch, The Truth About Stress and How to Short-Circuit it. She has spoken at over 100 conferences, has been featured in the Huffington Post, Bustle.com, and has been honored with many entrepreneurial awards. As a neuropsychologist and stress expert, she understands the complexity of brain-based issues and utilizes cutting-edge, integrative approaches to help people reach their own individual goals. Serinâs approach to switching off the stress switch is both scientific and holistic, and stems from a broad educational background. She graduated from Arizona State University, where she was Valedictorian and holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology with a specialty in Pediatric Neuropsychology from The Fielding Institute in Santa Barbara, California. Dr. Serin completed her training at Phoenix Childrenâs Hospital and several privat...

61 MINAUG 29
Comments
#655 Stress and How to Short-Circuit It with Amy Serin PhD

#654 Why We Elect Narcissists and Sociopaths with Bill Eddy LCSW

ÂTranscript Bill Eddy is a lawyer, therapist, mediator, and co-founder and Training Director of the High Conflict Institute. He obtained his law degree from the University of San Diego, a masterâs degree of social work from San Diego State University, and a psychology degree from Case Western Reserve University. He has taught at the University of San Diego School of Law and the National Judicial College. Eddy currently provides training to professionals worldwide on the subject of managing high-conflict personalities and is a part-time faculty member at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law and at Monash University Law Chambers. He has written 15 books, the latest of which is Why We Elect Narcissists and Sociopaths⦠And How We Can Stop! He lives in California. * HighConflictInstitute.com * NewWays4Families.com

59 MINAUG 15
Comments
#654 Why We Elect Narcissists and Sociopaths with Bill Eddy LCSW

#653 Live Each Day with Best-Selling Author Jim McCarthy

Jim McCarthy is aÂTEDx speakerand # 1 bestselling author ofLive Each Day: A Surprisingly Simple Guide to Happiness. He teaches people how to create their happiness by blending mindfulness techniques and timeless wisdom with simple, science-based practices. Jim is recognized for his unique perspective as a Stanford MBA, internet pioneer, and person living with a cancer diagnosis. He has presented his innovative and acclaimedÂâHappiness Keynoteâto organizations of all sizes across the U.S. and internationally. Audiences take away practical strategies, evidence-based insights, and daily action plans â because happiness is a skill you can develop.ÂLearn more atÂwww.JimMcCarthy.com

64 MINAUG 8
Comments
#653 Live Each Day with Best-Selling Author Jim McCarthy