People can be puzzling, and unraveling the knots and tangles in their personalities is a Herculean task. As a mental health professional, you may often wonder why a grown adult reacts to a confrontation with authority using the emotional intelligence of a five-year-old child. Even if you’ve figured that out, getting a client to see the reasons
We often frame the work environment as an execution problem rather than a learning problem. If we can reframe it as a learning problem, then we can improve over time. With this new mindset, we can create an environment where it’s safer to take acceptable, well defined intelligent risks, suggest new ideas, and admit mistakes. Tom is the CEO and
Actively listening is no small task. Despite being a crucial element of effective communication, what makes it challenging to truly engage in this skill? In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Christine Miles. Christine is an executive coach, thought leader, entrepreneur, recognized world expert in the field of listening differently, and author
When was the last day you didn't find yourself contemplating money at least once? It seems that, irrespective of who you are, the concept of money has inevitably woven itself into your daily thoughts, presenting itself as an essential consideration. In this episode, Sharlee Dixon speaks with Brad Barrett. Brad serves as the Managing Director and Partner
Any psychology text will tell you. Success in life, and even the most basic ability to cope, is dependent on the development of a healthy ego. Most clients come to us with some damage to their basic sense of self. Others come in with mere fragments of self-identity and very little confidence.
Clients aren’t the only ones suffering
How can we think about interventions that don't assume that folks are going to be able to come back for four months, once a week? In this episode, Sharlee Dixon speaks with Dr. Jessica Schleider. Jessica is assistant professor of psychology at Stony Brook University, where she directs the Lab for Scalable Mental Health. Schleider completed her PhD in
We’ve been taught to think of anxiety as though we have a mental disease. Anxiety is primarily a physiological reaction. If we can sympathize over those fight or flight moments, we can start to retrain your brain and manage that moment in a different way. In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Faust Ruggiero. Faust is a seasoned professional
There can be block in our lives. They can be emotional, food sensitivities, and other more chronic issues. With ECM, a clearing process, it can help get our brain to realign with our body in ways that we can transcend and be successful in life. In this episode, Dr. Graham Taylor speaks with Dr. Ellen Cutler. Ellen is a best-selling author with over
Does “going to work” have to mean “back to the grind?” Not when you love, or at least like, what you do. Therapists hear a lot of complaints from clients who don’t like their work, dislike their colleagues and generally see the way they make a living as a source of unhappiness.
Not everyone can be fortunate
Anyone who has undergone chemotherapy, or knows a loved one who has, has probably become familiar with what is commonly called “chemo brain.” Jennifer Kilkus, writing for Psychology Today, tells us that