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Men's Monday

  • Aired on Sunday, October 15, 2017 Listen Now
    MyNDTALK - Inside the Mind of Alzheimer's - Greg O'Brien

    Greg O'Brien, an award-winning investigative reporter, was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's. Acting on long-term memory and skill coupled with well-developed journalistic grit, O'Brien decided to tackle the disease and his imminent decline by writing and speaking frankly about his journey. O'Brien is a master storyteller. Greg's story is powerful, poignant, and insightful. He has written both a 'how to' for fighting a disease, and a 'how not' to give up!
  • Aired on Sunday, October 08, 2017 Listen Now
    The Evolving Man - Darryl Moment

    Have men changed over time or remained the same? Is there a new definition of a mature man or does the 'same old one' whatever that was - remain relevant?  And what about the concept of masculinity?  Have we broadened or shortened our view? What about racism?  Listen to this conversation with Darryl L. Moment, Community Activist and Diversity Facilitator with The ManKind Project - an international men's organization with a goal of enhancing self-awareness and personal growth.
  • Aired on Sunday, October 01, 2017 Listen Now
    MyNDTALK – Creativity - Steve Harper

    Creativity "Steve Harper is a TV writer, playwright & actor dedicated to exploring the impact of culture and metaphysics on everyday life. Born in Brooklyn, New York and raised on Long Island by a Catholic father and a mother obsessed with Stephen King and horror novels, Steve's writing work investigates how we navigate the world when invisible forces make themselves present. His work examines spirituality, sexuality, race, class and often deals with spirit creatures, mythical beings, and powers beyond human understanding. As an actor, he's appeared on TV, film and onstage at The Guthrie, The Kennedy Center and in regional theatres around the country.

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Transitions Tuesday

  • Aired on Monday, October 16, 2017 Listen Now
    MyNDTALK - A Duty to Warn - Ethical? Urgent? - Dr. Justin A. Frank

    There are many times in life when we may look at the path we've chosen - and wish to change course. We look for ways to transition from one decision to another.  When the choice has to do with the President of the United States - what are the choices? Is there anything important for us to think about?  Is there clinical information we should consider?    
  • Aired on Monday, October 09, 2017 Listen Now
    MyNDTALK - Says Who? - Ora Nadrich

    Many of the obstacles people face are the result of their own negative thoughts holding them back. And often those thoughts don't even originate within them; they're the ideas or opinions of someone else---a critical parent or angry spouse, for instance---which they believe without questioning to see if they're even real or true. Since thoughts create beliefs---which then create behavior---negative thoughts are dangerous things to leave unchecked. You must question them, challenge them. With Says Who?, Ora Nadrich shows us how.
  • Aired on Monday, October 02, 2017 Listen Now
    MyNDTALK - Getting Un-Stuck in Your Life - Bennett Pologe

    You may have tried to change your life many times, in big or small ways. You may have struggled with your habits, feelings, perceptions, with your behavior, relationships, job, diet, anything. You may have taken workshops and training, read books and tried therapies. If all this hasn't worked, if you're still somehow lost or stuck in your life, the problem may be this one persistent mistake. It causes most of our problems. It derails our lives in countless ways, leaves us repeating pointless or self-destructive habits, poisons relationships of all kinds, prolongs the misery. If you don't catch it, whatever else you try may well fail again. Catch it, and everything can change....

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Women's Wednesday

  • Aired on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Listen Now
    MyNDTALK - The New Dance Card - Ann Reichardt

    Annie was initially confused about what went wrong in her 30-year marriage. Completely unexpectedly, her husband walked out. Annie thought she was alone and unique but soon found out she was wrong.  After re-entering the dating world Anna discovered there were many lonely hearts out there “looking for love” again.  After a time, Ann jumped into the online dating pool. Her most recent experiences are chronicled in her second book “The New Dance Card”  Ann's story speaks to the human psyche regarding relationships. It is a story of self-discovery and self-redefinition.  It is a story of determination, the human spirit, and proof that you can't keep a courageous woman down!
  • Aired on Tuesday, October 03, 2017 Listen Now
    MyNDTALK - Strange Beauty - Eliza Factor

    Eliza Factor's intimate, no-holds barred memoir shares her family's experiences with a child who is both autistic and physically disabled. It is a story of infectious laughter, blood on the floor, intense physical conflict, and of two little girls growing up in the shadow of their charming and fitful brother. And it is the story of a mother and writer and the illuminating effect of imagining the world through the eyes of her beautiful, charismatic, and nonverbal son, Felix. Felix and his sisters inspire Eliza to start Extreme Kids, a community center that connects families with children with disabilities through the arts and play, and transform how she saw herself and the world. She speaks of the joy this project brings her, as well as the disconnect of being lauded for helping others at the same time that she cannot help her own son. ...
  • Aired on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Listen Now
    MyNDTALK - Dirty Wars and Polished Silver - Lynda Schuster

    Growing up in 1970 s Detroit, Lynda Schuster felt certain life was happening elsewhere. And as soon as she graduated from high school, she set out to find it. Lynda discusses Dirty Wars and Polished Silver, the story of her life abroad as a foreign correspondent in war-torn countries, and, later, as the wife of a U.S. Ambassador. It chronicles her time working on a kibbutz in Israel, reporting on uprisings in Central America and a financial crisis in Mexico, dodging rocket fire in Lebanon, and grieving the loss of her first husband, a fellow reporter, who was killed only ten months after their wedding. But even after her second marriage, to a U.S. diplomat, all the black-tie parties and personal staff and genteel Ambassatrix School" grooming in the world could not protect her from the violence of war.

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Thoughtful Thursday

  • Aired on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Listen Now
    MyNDTALK - Cancer Angels, San Diego  - Eve Beutler

    Eve Beutler is the Founder, President and Chief Financial Officer of Cancer Angels of San Diego (CASD). After putting together a neighborhood fundraiser to help Stage IV cancer patients from losing their homes, Eve felt a strong need to create Cancer Angels of San Diego. As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, trained in hypnosis and EMDR, she provides a vital pro bono service to Stage IV cancer patients who benefit from psychological therapy due to the devastating diagnosis and effects of this late-stage disease." Listen to Eve's journey - perhaps be inspired to embark on a similar journey in your hometown!
  • Aired on Wednesday, October 04, 2017 Listen Now
    MyNDTALK - Another Kind of Madness - Stephen Hinshaw

    A deeply personal memoir calling for an end to the dark shaming of mental illness.

    Families are riddled with untold secrets. But Stephen Hinshaw never imagined that a profound secret was kept under lock and key for 18 years within his family--that his father's mysterious absences, for months at a time, resulted from serious mental illness and involuntary hospitalizations. From the moment his father revealed the truth, during Hinshaw's first spring break from college, he knew his life would change forever.

    Hinshaw calls this revelation his "psychological birth." After years of experiencing the ups and downs of his father's illness without knowing it existed, Hinshaw began to piece together the silent, often terrifying history of his father's life--in great contrast to his father's presence and love during periods of wellness. This exploration led to larger discoveries about the family saga, to Hinshaw's correctly diagnosing his father with bipolar disorder, and to his full-fledged career as a clinical and developmental psychologist and professor.
  • Aired on Thursday, September 28, 2017 Listen Now
    MyNDTALK - Domestic Abuse, Child Custody, and Visitation - Toby G. Kleinman

    When domestic abuse and children are involved, divorce and custody can be the epitome of high-stakes conflict and frustration and all too frequently protective parents lose custody of their child to a named abuser. Domestic Abuse, Child Custody, and Visitation help mental health professionals, attorneys, and laypersons navigate the judicial process so that decisions are truly made in the best interest of children. Attorney Toby G. Kleinman reveals how all the puzzle pieces of the judicial process fit together -- judges, attorneys, mental health experts, children, spouses -- and how to overcome many of the obstacles they will confront along the way. This runs the gamut, from the selection of a lawyer and experts to set the necessary groundwork for an appeal. Domestic Abuse, Child Custody, and Visitation are an essential listen and read for mental health professionals and lay people involved in divorce and custody, family court judges, family law attorneys, and mental health professionals involved in domestic abuse and custody matters.

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Friday: On The Psychological Side

  • Aired on Thursday, October 12, 2017 Listen Now
    MyNDTALK - The Secret Lives of Introverts - Jenn Granneman

    Jenn Granneman discusses the introvert guide and manifesto for all the quiet ones—and the people who love them. " Is there a hidden part of you that no one else sees? Do you have a vivid inner world of thoughts and emotions that your peers and loved ones can’t seem to access? Have you ever been told you’re too “quiet,” “shy,” “boring,” or “awkward”? Are your habits and comfort zones questioned by a society that doesn’t seem to get the real you? If so, you might be an introvert.
  • Aired on Thursday, October 05, 2017 Listen Now
    MyNDTALK - Zentivity - Marianne Clyde

    Why is it then that when illness is related to emotional, mental, or relationship factors that cause similar outcomes, we are more likely to hide and deny it, hoping it just goes away? This doesn't make sense. If we simply addressed the issues up front and learned techniques to help ourselves and our employees overcome them, we would see direct results in enhanced job performance, a more positive outlook, and focused productivity. ... Marianne Clyde offers clear strategies that are easy to understand and implement so that you can see immediate results in your workplace: better relationships and performance, as well as increased productivity.
  • Aired on Thursday, September 28, 2017 Listen Now
    MyNDTALK - On the Other Hand - Dr. Howard I. Kushner

    Since the late Stone Age, approximately 10 percent of humans have been left-handed, yet for most of human history left-handedness has been stigmatized. In On the Other Hand, Howard I. Kushner traces the impact of left-handedness on human cognition, behavior, culture, and health.

    In this comprehensive history of left-handedness, Kushner asks why left-handedness exists. He examines the relationship - if any between handedness, linguistics, and learning disabilities, reveals how toleration of left-handedness serves as a barometer of wider cultural toleration and permissiveness, and wonders why the reported number of left-handers is significantly lower in Asia and Africa than in the West. On the Other Hand tells a comprehensive story about the science, traditions, and prejudices surrounding left handedness.  Indeed, in many ways - On the Other Hand is a metaphor for all the isms to which we allow ourselves to fall victim.

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  • Aired on Friday, September 16, 2016 Listen Now
    MyNDTALK - The Donald and Hillary -A Rebroadcast by Request - Dr. Justin A Frank

    Psychoanalyst - Author of Bush on the Couch and Obama on the Couch - takes on 'The Donald' and Hillary from a psychological perspective

    How did we get where we are in this current campaign cycle? The arguments, the fights, the threats, the promises - The name calling,
    mud-slinging - as we try to vote for a new President of the United States - how/why do we find ourselves more marginally united then we
    have been in years? Or are we?
  • Aired on Saturday, March 14, 2015 Listen Now
  • Aired on Saturday, February 21, 2015 Listen Now
    Robbin Shipp, Esq; , Co-Author of Justice While Black joins Dr. Brewer for a live conversation!  How should families think about protecting their children?  Particularly their young Black boys?  At what age should parents begin to educate their children about the realities of being Black in America?  For the answers to these questions and more – be sure to join Dr. Brewer on MyNDTALK @ 89.3 FM/ – 3-4 PM ET 

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