Psychology

Doctors Only · Mar. 23, 2020

On Shame

FEATURING: Dr. Goff, Dr. LeJeune
TAGS: Depression, Fear, Psychiatry, Psychology, Shame

Shame is the most painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behavior.

By leann

Public Shaming, Group Humiliation, and Banishing.

Shame is the most painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behavior. But, as Dr. Goff and Dr. LeJeune discuss, shame roots at the very being of what we care about most.

With an increase in public shaming, the potential of depression, isolation, and self-harm increases. The point, as Dr. LeJeune says, is to always offer a fellow human the path to retribution.

Beyond Well, Doctors Only · Jan. 30, 2020

A Guide to Staying Calm and Centered During Divisive Times

FEATURING: Dr. Goff, Dr. LeJeune
TAGS: Anxiety, Depression, Mental Health, Obsession, Psychiatry, Psychology

By Sheila Hamilton

There is a reported increase in the number of people seeing psychologists and psychiatrists for politically based fear, anxiety, and depression.

In this episode, Dr. Goff and Dr. LeJeune discuss ways to stay healthy, engaged and positive during times of political stress. One of the hallmarks of politically induced anxiety is hyper-vigilance.

Learn how to recognize it, calm your nervous system, and get busy applying your energy to something positive.

Beyond Well · Jan. 6, 2020

From Lost To Found After Losing A Parent

FEATURING: Cheryl Strayed
TAGS: Grief, Psychology, acceptance, loss

We start 2020 with a look back at a few of our favorite shows from 2019. This show was originally released in March 2019. It features special guest Cheryl Strayed.

By Sheila Hamilton

We are starting 2020 by taking a look back at a few of our favorite shows from 2019. This show was originally released in March of 2019. It features special guest Cheryl Strayed.

The message of Cheryl Strayed’s memoir Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Trail has helped millions of people process grief in a new and profound way.

In this episode of Beyond Well, Sheila Hamilton and Dr’s Brian Goff and Jenna LeJeune talk about the potential of bouncing forward after loss, and of grieving from a place of honesty and self-compassion.

Beyond Well · Dec. 13, 2019

The Pitfalls and Privilege of Helping People in Crisis

FEATURING: Sheila Hamilton, C. Lamar Frizzell
TAGS: Hospitals, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Psychiatric Care, Psychiatry, Psychology

Sheila talks with C. Lamar Frizzell about the enormous pressure facing psychiatric hospitals due to an explosion of people in crisis.

By Sheila Hamilton

C. Lamar Frizzell, CEO of Cedar Hills Hospital, has worked in the field of behavioral healthcare for over 20 years.

Most recently, Frizzell held a similar role at Willow Creek Behavioral Health located in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Frizzell brings practical experience as a line-staff member and is educated in the fields of both Mental Health and Divinity

In this interview, Sheila talks with Frizzell about the enormous pressure facing psychiatric hospitals because of an explosion of people in crisis. There are never enough beds, care is complicated, and psychiatric doctors and nurses are in short supply.

Frizzell’s personal history growing up in a home where mental health problems were abundant informs his compassion and empathy for people in crisis.

Beyond Well Science · Dec. 12, 2019

What is Slow Psychiatry?

FEATURING: Sheila Hamilton, Dr. Sandra Steingard
TAGS: Collaborative Network Approach, Counseling, Critical Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Psychology, Psychosis, Schizophrenia, Slow Psychiatry, Therapy, Treatment, open dialogue

Dr. Sandra Steingard has an interest in early episode psychosis and has participated in initiatives to better serve this population and their families.

By Sheila Hamilton

Dr. Sandra Steingard is the Chief Medical Officer at Howard Center where she has worked for over 23 years. She is also a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Vermont College of Medicine.

Her clinical practice includes patients with schizophrenia and other psychotic illnesses. She has an interest in early episode psychosis and has participated in statewide and agency initiatives to better serve this population and their families. She has trained in Open Dialogue and is a member of the planning group developing Collaborative Network Approach.

She is the editor of the recently published book, Critical Psychiatry, a practical resource for clinicians seeking a solid foundation in the contemporary controversies within the field.

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