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Join David Puder as he covers different topics on psychiatry and psychotherapy. He will draw from the wisdom of his mentors, research, in-session therapy and psychiatry experience, and his own journey through mental health to discuss topics that affect mental health professionals and popsychology enthusiasts alike. Through interviews, he will dialogue with both medical students, residents and expert psychiatrists and psychotherapists, and even with people who have been through their own mental health journey. This podcast was created to help others in their journey to becoming wise, empathic, genuine and connected in their personal and professional lives.

Join David Puder as he covers different topics on psychiatry and psychotherapy. He will draw from the wisdom of his mentors, research, in-session therapy and psychiatry experience, and his own journey through mental health to discuss topics that affect mental health professionals and popsychology enthusiasts alike. Through interviews, he will dialogue with both medical students, residents and expert psychiatrists and psychotherapists, and even with people who have been through their own mental health journey. This podcast was created to help others in their journey to becoming wise, empathic, genuine and connected in their personal and professional lives.

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United States

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Join David Puder as he covers different topics on psychiatry and psychotherapy. He will draw from the wisdom of his mentors, research, in-session therapy and psychiatry experience, and his own journey through mental health to discuss topics that affect mental health professionals and popsychology enthusiasts alike. Through interviews, he will dialogue with both medical students, residents and expert psychiatrists and psychotherapists, and even with people who have been through their own mental health journey. This podcast was created to help others in their journey to becoming wise, empathic, genuine and connected in their personal and professional lives.

Language:

English


Episodes

Obsessive-compulsive Personality and the Personality Continuum with Dr. Shedler

1/23/2023
For over a century, psychoanalytic psychology has recognized certain types of personality configurations that we see repeatedly. A clinician who understands these familiar patterns has a map of the patient’s interior terrain to help navigate treatment. In today’s episode of the podcast, we are joined by Dr. Jonathan Shedler to discuss obsessive-compulsive personality and the continuum on which personalities operate. Link to blog here.

Duration:01:06:32

Long-Acting Injectables with Dr. Cummings

1/10/2023
In today’s episode of the podcast, Dr. Michael Cummings returns to discuss the use of long-acting injectable (LAI) antipsychotics. LAIs are administered in intervals ranging from every 2 weeks to every 6 months, eliminating the need for daily oral antipsychotics and thereby improving adherence. Link to blog here.

Duration:01:01:38

Identifying Malingering with Dr. Phillip Resnick

12/23/2022
Malingering is the conscious misrepresentation of psychiatric symptoms for a secondary gain (such as hospitalization, obtaining disability benefits, avoiding criminal responsibility, proceedings or sentencing, or avoiding military service). In today’s episode of the podcast, we are joined by Dr. Phillip Resnick and Dr. Alex Scott as we discuss the topic of malingering. Link to blog here.

Duration:01:05:38

Exercise for the Brain

12/9/2022
Exercise is an integral contributor to brain health. Physical activity has been proven to slow the rate of cognitive decline. In this episode, Dr. Puder invites four guests to discuss the importance of incorporating exercise into mental health routines. Link to blog here.

Duration:00:41:21

Listening Psychodynamically

12/2/2022
In this episode, Dr. Puder discusses the importance of dynamic listening with patients in order to alleviate guilt, shame, and self-disgust. Building connection with your patients is a crucial element for mental health professionals, and this episode dives into the best practices that build connection through dynamic listening for the benefit of the patient. Link to blog here.

Duration:00:57:55

Dr. Chris Palmer: Ketogenic Diet for Mental Health

11/15/2022
In today’s episode of the podcast, we interview Dr. Chris Palmer, a psychiatrist, researcher, and expert in using the keto diet as a medical treatment for some treatment-resistant patients. Dr. Palmer is currently the director of the Department of Postgraduate and Continuing Education at McLean Hospital and is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He also runs his private practice specializing in treatment-resistant mental health patients. Link to blog here.

Duration:01:26:52

The Autism Wave with Dr. Cummings

11/2/2022
In today’s episode of the podcast, we are joined by Dr. Michael Cummings to discuss the most recent and popular diagnosis wave of individuals believing they may have autism, which has become a recent TikTok phenomenon. Link to blog here.

Duration:01:02:20

The Encouraged Suicide of Conrad Roy by Michelle Carter

10/18/2022
In this episode, Dr. Corrin Pelini and Dr. Michael Cummings join the podcast to discuss the documentary involving the 2014 case involving Michelle Carter and Conrad Roy, both teenagers at the time in Massachusetts. The state of Massachusetts investigated the suicide of Conrad and filed a charge of involuntary manslaughter against Michelle. We discuss our views on the documentary as well as possible treatments that could have been used. Link to blog here.

Duration:01:04:11

The Psychology Behind Catfishing

10/7/2022
Amidst the rise of dating apps and websites lurks a new form of deviance: online romance scams. In this episode, we interview Dr. Annabel Kuhn on the subject of online catfishing relationship scams. We discuss with Dr. Kuhn how to identify an online scammer, the personality types of both the scammer and the scammed, and how providers can help patients who have fallen victim to such a scam. Link to blog here.

Duration:00:51:20

What is Parental Alienation?

9/30/2022
In this episode of the podcast, we interview Alyse Price-Tobler, who is a practicing clinical psychotherapist (MCAP) and also in her final year of her PhD., and Dr. Mandy Matthewson on the topic of parental alienation. Note: This will be discussed as a form of family violence and child abuse. As such, the content of this presentation will involve discussion of child abuse and its consequences. Please speak to someone if you become distressed during or after this presentation. Link to blog ...

Duration:01:11:53

Obesity and Weight Loss with Endocrinologist Rocio Salas-Whalen

9/23/2022
In today’s episode of the podcast, I interview Dr. Rocio Salas-Whalen, owner of New York Endocrinology on Park Avenue. Dr. Salas-Whalen has deep expertise in diabetes, metabolism, obesity, thyroid abnormalities and other endocrine disorders. She completed her internal medicine residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and her endocrinology fellowship at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore. Additionally, she was a research fellow at Johns Hopkins University...

Duration:00:41:11

Polypharmacy in Psychiatry

9/9/2022
Becoming an expert at reducing polypharmacy requires being an expert in not only psychopharmacology, but being a coach that directs a patient toward a holistic path. In this episode, I am joined by Jacob McBride, D.O., a psychiatrist in Pittsburgh, PA. We will be discussing some issues within polypharmacy and encouraging more holistic care for patients. Link to blog here.

Duration:01:09:53

What Causes Mass Shooting In America?

8/29/2022
In this week’s episode of the podcast, I interview Dr. Ragy Girgis, a clinical researcher at Columbia University in New York where he also completed his residency in psychiatry in 2009. He received a T32 (training grant) during this time and now conducts clinical trials and high-risk psychosis research. He practiced privately for a time, but is now a full-time clinical researcher. Although primarily a schizophrenia researcher, his interest led him to research the relationship between...

Duration:01:14:54

Is Depression a Chemical Imbalance?

8/19/2022
In this episode, we welcome back Dr. Michael Cummings to discuss a new study that explores the idea that depression may not be merely a chemical imbalance. This episode covers the origin of belief in the connection of depression with a chemical imbalance, the new study that has created questions surrounding the efficacy of antidepressants, and a holistic view on the treatment of depression. Link to Blog.

Duration:01:02:28

The Integration of Psychotherapy as a Treatment Modality

8/12/2022
In today’s episode of the podcast, I speak with Dr. Mary Jo Peebles, a renowned psychoanalyst, speaker and author, about the significance of psychotherapy from her most recent book, When Psychotherapy Seems Stuck. Dr. Peebles received her Bachelors of Psychology from Wellesley College and her PhD in clinical psychology from Case Western Reserve University. She currently works at her private practice in Bethesda, Maryland. Link to Blog.

Duration:01:12:30

Consciousness & Emotion with Mark Solms

7/18/2022
Dr. Mark Solms, author of, The Hidden Spring, gives us a guided tour of a journey into different aspects of consciousness, how Freud can be updated with the work of Jaak Pankseep and affective neuroscience, as well as some of the more fundamental principles and groundbreaking work in which he comes to the conclusion that the why, how and where of consciousness centers on our “in the moment” experience of emotions and feelings. Link to blog here.

Duration:01:26:33

ECT Efficacy and Controversies with Dr. Cummings

7/1/2022
In this episode of the podcast, we sit down with Dr. Cummings to discuss the benefits, progress, and fears related to electroconvulsive therapy. For years the efficacy of electroconvulsive therapy has been debated, but we’ve learned that it still remains an essential part of psychiatric treatment in patients with severe mental health disorders. Link to full blog here.

Duration:00:58:23

Dr. Robert Feinstein Learning Psychotherapy

6/24/2022
On this episode, Dr. David Puder and Dr. Robert Feinstein discuss the journey of becoming a good psychotherapist and how to increase one's skill in the realm of psychotherapy training through the cognitive apprenticeship model.

Duration:00:51:55

Wishes and Fears - in Couples Therapy: Dan Wile and Dorothy Kaufmann

6/17/2022
In this episode of the podcast, I speak with Dorothy Kaufman, a marriage and family therapist who was married to the late Daniel Wile. We discuss the book that they both co-authored together called, Solving the Moment: A Collaborative Couple Therapy Manual. Dan is a well-known marriage and family therapist, the creator of Collaborative Couple Therapy, and spoken very highly of by Dr. Gottman.

Duration:00:53:57

Connection Index

6/2/2022
In this episode of the podcast, I will be discussing something near and dear to my heart—a tool I created to measure the connection between physician/student and teacher/medical learner in medical education. It is a tool called the Connection Index and its purpose is to improve the quality of the medical education experience. I wanted to answer the question of how we create better supervisors and mentors as students embark on their own “hero’s journey” to becoming physicians. Link to blog...

Duration:00:30:27