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February 3rd, 2017

The Depth of Psychological Activism

an interview with David Bedrick

David _BedrickIn this week’s episode David Bedrick speaks with Joanna: psychological activism; the social aspect of shame and shaming; bearing witness to the cultural psychic wound in the individual; the whitewashing of Martin Luther King; addressing the violence in the U. S. shadow in a healing environment; being an ally to the unheard and marginalized voices; waking up to internalized violence; the ancestors’ message.

 

David Bedrick, J.D., Dipl. PW., is a faculty member of the Process Work Institute and spent eight years on the faculty of the University of Phoenix. He speaks on the topics of shame, weight loss, social injustice, and alternative psychological paradigms. He is the author of “Talking Back to Dr. Phil: Alternatives to Mainstream Psychology”; he blogs for Psychology Today and the “Huffington Post” and counsels people internationally. His newest book is “Revisioning Activism: Bringing Depth, Dialogue, and Diversity to Individual and Social Change“.

 

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September 23rd, 2016

Living in a Sacred Planet

an interview with Anne Baring

anne_baringIn this week’s episode Anne Baring speaks with Joanna about: person, Universe, and the alchemical vessel; the oppression of women under the patriarchal psyche; an ongoing collective consciousness awakening; a new masculinity emerging; the role of the cosmos in the collective awakening; Standing Rock, indigenous people defending the planet; the danger of mythic inflation in the religious lust for power; alchemy and Divine Wisdom; what is the signature of the Feminine; the sacrilege of war; a new cultural cosmology of no-separation; Mary Magdalene and the Cathars in a new light; healing the psychic wounds of our western culture; a new kind of relationship between men and women.

 

Anne Baring is a Jungian analyst, author and co-author of seven books, including, with Jules Cashford, “The Myth of the Goddess: Evolution of an Image”, and “Soul Power”, with Dr. Scilla Elworthy. Her most recent book is “The Dream of the Cosmos. A Quest for the Soul”. Her work is devoted to the recognition that we live in an ensouled world and to the restoration of the lost sense of communion between us and the invisible dimension of the Cosmos that is the source or ground of all that we call “life”. Her website is devoted to the affirmation of a new vision of reality and the issues facing us at this crucial time of choice.

 

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March 4th, 2016

Better Stories To Live By

an interview with Lewis Mehl-Madrona and Barbara Mainguy

Barbara MainguyLewis Mehl-MadronaIn this week’s episode Lewis Mehl-Madrona and Barbara Mainguy speak with Joanna about: the indigenous way of transmitting knowledge and wisdom through stories; making better stories to live by; true healing comes when we are heard; coyote healing, a metaphor for bridging indigenous view and Western medicine; breaking through oppressive stories; finding a story through feeling rooted in body movement; individual suffering is not isolated from the circumstances of our community of origin; metaphor is the language of the body; bringing the magic of Nature and Mystery back into our lives.

Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD, graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine and trained in family medicine, psychiatry, and clinical psychology. He completed his residencies in family medicine and in psychiatry at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Lewis has been studying traditional healing and healers since his early days and has written about their work and the process of healing. His goal is to bring the wisdom of indigenous peoples about healing back into mainstream medicine and to transform medicine and psychology through this wisdom coupled with more European derived narrative traditions. He is the author of “Coyote Medicine”, “Coyote Healing”, and “Coyote Wisdom”, a trilogy on what native Culture has to offer to the modern world. He has also written “Narrative Medicine”, “Healing the Mind through the Power of Story: the Promise of narrative Psychiatry”, and his most recent book with Barbara Mainguy, “Remapping Your Mind: the Neuroscience of Self-Transformation through Story”.

Barbara Mainguy studied psychology and philosophy at the University of Toronto and received her Master’s degree in Creative Arts Psychotherapy at Concordia University in Montreal. Prior to that she had worked as an artist and an artist in residence in the mental health system for a number of years. Her interests include doing psychotherapy with people who have been diagnosed as psychotic, working with people who are having chronic pain, and exploring the interface between art, psychotherapy and healing. She is the author of a number of papers of health care with aboriginal people and on psychotherapy and psychosis and on chronic pain. Currently she is completing her M.F. A. in documentary film making at York University, Toronto, and working with Dr. Mehl-Madrona in Orono, Maine. She is the Director of Education for the Coyote Institute in Orono.

 

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August 14th, 2015

Restoring the Soul After War

an interview with Ed Tick

Ed TickIn this week’s episode, Ed Tick speaks with Joanna about his newest book, “Warrior’s Return”: meaningful rites of passage in our society; main factors for joining th military; one of the main reasons that Vietnamese veterans do not suffer from PTSD; a poignant conversation with a Sergeant at the airport; heling the Post-traumatic Social Disorder; initiation to the inner warrior archetype; guiding and supporting the warrior’s return journey.

Honored for his groundbreaking work in the spiritual, holistic and community-based healing of veterans and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Dr. Edward Tick has been a psychotherapist for 38 years, specializing in working with veterans since the 1970s. He is the author of “Sacred Mountain”, “The Practice of Dream healing”, “The Golden Tortoise” “Wild Beasts and Wandering Souls” and the award-winning book “War and the Soul”. His latest book is “Warrior’s Return: Restoring the Soul After War”.

 

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August 7th, 2015

The Power to Love the World

an interview with Tim Ward

Tim WardIn this week’s episode, Tim Ward speaks with Joanna about the book he has co-authored with Shai Tubali, “Indestructible You”: dissolving the myth of the broken self; “we are a manifestation of that stream of energy”; mastering one’s will in service to creativity; embracing our weakness; inner and outer power; finding and recognizing true will; becoming conscious of our primal narrative; the yoga of relationship.

 

Tim Ward is an author, publisher and teacher. His passion in life is transformation. He has written eight books, most of them exploring philosophical and spiritual dimensions of life in different cultures and then relating them to or modern Western way of life. As publisher of Changemakers Books, Tim seeks to promote the works of other writers focused on personal and global transformation. His newest book, coauthored with Shai Tubali – thinker and author specialized in the field of self-transformation – is “Indestructible You: Building a self that can’t be broken.”

 

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June 19th, 2015

The Doorway to Deep Connection

an interview with Carolyn Baker

Carolyn BakerIn this week’s episode Carolyn Baker speaks with Joanna about the planetary rite of passage we are in; how we can hold the tension of opposites and being love in action; grief, the doorway to deep connection; the power in our heartbreak; the importance of our connection with animals; when we live in love with the Earth; raising our kids for a resilient future; walking the path of sacred activism; another economy is possible; from grief into Earth guardian; helping young people to find their gift.

 

Carolyn Baker, Ph.D., is a former psychotherapist and professor of psychology and history. She is nationally renowned for her writing and workshops on emotional resilience in challenging times, as well as for life coaching for individuals and groups. Her books include “Collapsing Consciously: Transformative Truths for Turbulent Times”, “Navigating the Coming Chaos: A Handbook for Inner Transition”, “Sacred Demise: Walking the Spiritual Path of Industrial Civilization’s Collapse”. Her newest book is “Love in the Age of Ecological Apocalypse”.

 

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February 20th, 2015

The Harvard Years

an interview with James Penner

IJames Pennern this week’s episode, James Penner speaks with Joanna about: rediscovering Tim Leary’s early writings; Leary, an interdisciplinary and provocative thinker; creativity and psychedelics; “learn to trust your nervous system”; growing interest in psychedelics across generations; the changing relationship between Richard Alpert/Ram Dass and Tim Leary; re-evaluating the foundational period of the psychedelic era; a key event: the Harvard scandal; the best psychedelic writings; Leary as a scientist and mystic; an artist of the epiphany; “re-imprinting”: Leary’s most radical idea.

James Penner, Ph. D., is an assistant professor of English at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras. A graduate of Brown University and the University of Southern California, he is the author of “Pinks, Pansies and Punks: The Rethoric of Masculinity in American Literary Culture.” His newest book is “Timothy Leary: The Harvard Years. Early Writings on LSD and Psilocybin with Richard Alpert, Huston Smith, Ralph Metzner and others.”

 

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October 17th, 2014

Invisible Nature

an interview with Kenneth Worthy

Ken WorthyAn independent scholar living in Berkeley, Kenneth Worthy is research associate at the University of California, Santa Cruz, Department of Environmental Studies and teaches at UC Santa Cruz, St. Mary’s College of California, and UC Berkeley. His research and reviews have been published in books, articles, and an encyclopedia. His new book “Invisible Nature: Healing the Destructive Divide between People and the Environment” was recently released by Prometheus Books.

Ken speaks with Joanna about: our destructive dissociation from nature and the antidote; the roots of western unbalance; full sensory participation and healthy response; the irrationality of isolated rationality; choosing a non-disruptive technology; drawing sustainable connections for the next generations.

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January 31st, 2014

Supported By A Loving Wisdom

an interview with Ellen Miller and Gary Sherman

Gary Sherman has been a psychotherapist and teacher of meditation and self-awareness for over thirty-five years. Currently, Gary is an educator and teacher, who is committed to exploring our deepest human potential and translating the results into practical knowledge that can be used to elevate our lives. His present work embodies the educational process, called Perceptual Integration that he developed for training others in becoming self-aware.

Ellen Miller has developed a process called Inner Harmonics, where she uses art to bring through high energy healing frequencies for herself and others. Ellen teaches this unique process through Inner Harmonics, her private consulting with individuals and in her guided meditations. She is committed to helping others connect to their own Inner Teacher, so that they too can bring through their unique gifts and talents.

Ellen and Gary speak with Joanna about: attuned with everything; a shared revelatory process; beyond the healing; cooperating with a deep educational experience; ego, attention and evolution; the joy of painting; “serious play”; participation in the inner wisdom; doors to the larger Self.

 

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January 17th, 2014

A Scream for Unconditional Love

an interview with Gabor Maté

This is a candid and intimate interview with Dr. Gabor Maté.
A renowned speaker, and bestselling author, Dr. Gabor Maté is highly sought after for his expertise on a range of topics including addiction, stress and childhood development. Rather than offering quick-fix solutions to these complex issues, Dr. Maté weaves together scientific research, case histories, and his own insights and experience to present a broad perspective that enlightens and empowers people to promote their own healing and that of those around them.
As an author, Dr. Maté has written several bestselling books including the award-winning “In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction”; “When the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress”; and “Scattered Minds: A New Look at the Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder”.

Gabor speaks with Joanna about the distinction between abstinence and sobriety; essential dignity; teacher plants and integration; the loss of essence; the love and shedding the illusion; the liveliness of truth.

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April 5th, 2013

Innate Kindness

an interview with Richard J. Davidson

This is a new episode in our monthly podcast series, Upaya Conversations, a collaboration with Upaya Zen Center.

 Richard J. Davidson received his Ph.D. in Personality, Psychopathology, and Psychophysiology from Harvard University. He is currently Director for the Laboratory of Affective Neuroscience as well as the Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research is focused on cortical and subcortical substrates of emotion and affective disorders, including depression and anxiety, using quantitative electrophysiology, positron emission tomography and functional magnetic resonance imaging to make inferences about patterns of regional brain function.

He has also studied and published several papers on brain physiology in long-term Buddhist meditators, and in persons receiving short-term training in mindfulness meditation. Among his several books is “Visions of compassion: Western Scientists and Tibetan Buddhists Examine Human Nature” (2002, Oxford University Press), co-edited with Anne Harrington, and (with Sharon Begley) “The Emotional Life of Your Brain”.

http://richardjdavidson.com/

Richard speaks with Joanna about cultivating resilience to navigate the challenges of life with more equanimity, grace and compassion; the “kindness curriculum”; contemplative training: nourishing the seeds of compassion; a historic meeting of scientists and Tibetan contemplative practitioners; compassion practices and neuroplasticity…

 

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February 8th, 2013

The Mystery of Consciousness

an interview with Alfred W. Kaszniak

Alfred W. Kaszniak, Ph.D. is currently Director of the Arizona Alzheimer’s Consortium Education Core, and a professor in the departments of psychology, neurology, and psychiatry at The University of Arizona (UA). Al also presently serves as Chief Academic Officer for the Mind and Life Institute, an organization that facilitates collaborative scientific research on contemplative practices and traditions. He is the co-author or editor of seven books, including the three-volume “Toward a Science of Consciousness” (MIT Press), and “Emotions, Qualia, and Consciousness” (World Scientific). His work has focused on the neuropsychology of Alzheimer’s disease and other age-related neurological disorders, consciousness, memory self-monitoring, emotion, and the psychophysiology of long-term and short-term meditation.  Al has served on the editorial boards of several scientific journals, and has been an advisor to the National Institutes of Health and other governmental agencies. In addition to his academic and administrative roles, he is a lineage holder and teacher (Sensei) in the Soto tradition of Zen Buddhism.

http://www.u.arizona.edu/~kaszniak/

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Al speaks with Joanna about consciousness, memory & creativity; meditation: the foundation of liberation; an integrated way of knowing: science & contemplative training; a new way of learning about being with Alzheimer disease patients for family caregivers; a transpersonal understanding of the nature of compassion…

 

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January 18th, 2013

Belonging Here

an interview with Judith Blackstone

 Judith Blackstone is an innovative, experienced teacher in the contemporary spiritual and psychotherapy fields. She developed the Realization Process, a method of realizing fundamental (non-dual)  consciousness,and applying it to psychological, relational and physical healing, and has taught it for over thirty years throughout the United States and Europe, and at Esalen Institute in California since 1987. Her main teacher has been nature–the subtle emanations from all living forms,the challenges presented by a severe back injury, the natural unwinding, in meditation, of the body, heart and mind toward openness, and the spontaneous appearance of unified, luminous transparency. She is author of  many books, more recently: “Belonging Here: A Guide for the Spiritually Sensitive Person” and “The Intimate Life: Awakening to the Spiritual Essence in Yourself and Others”.
Judith speaks with Joanna about psychological healing, embodiment and spiritual awakening; allowing Life to flow; sensitive children: the gift of sensitivity; concentration and the ground of oneness; the endless exploration of our whole being; compassion for gender differences; fundamental consciousness: joy & disentanglement; the healing energies of Nature; letting go into our core nature…

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January 11th, 2013

Awakening in the Dream

an interview with Paul Levy

A pioneer in the field of spiritual emergence, Paul Levy is a healer in private practice, assisting others who are also awakening to the dreamlike nature of reality. He is the author of the upcoming book “Dispelling Wetiko: Breaking the Curse of Evil”(North Atlantic Books, release date Jan. 15, 2013). He is also the author of “The Madness of George W. Bush: A Reflection of Our Collective Psychosis”. An artist, he is deeply steeped in the work of C. G. Jung, and has been a Tibetan Buddhist practitioner for over thirty years.
http://www.awakeninthedream.com/wordpress/

Paul speaks with Joanna about what is transpersonal evil; the process of shadow projection; the daimon: peril & promise; the response-ability of awakening in the dream; “dispelling wetiko”; agents of awareness; inner change/outer change…

 

 

 

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December 21st, 2012

The Spiritual Gift of Madness

an interview with Seth Farber

Dr. Seth Farber is a writer, social critic, dissident psychologist (he received his doctorate in 1984),visionary, activist (in the human rights, Green and anti-war movements — and a supporter of animal rights) and co-founder of the Network Against Coercive Psychiatry (1988). His newest and most important book is “The Spiritual Gift of Madness:The Failure of Psychiatry and the Rise of the Mad Pride Movement”.

http://www.sethhfarber.com/

Seth speaks with Joanna about the “mad pride” movement; the relevance of psychiatrist R. D Laing; exploring the inner time/space of consciousness; the creatively maladjusted to a insane society; “madness” as a glimpse of a new society; breakdown/breakthrough; “prophets of a new world coming into existence”;  the Great Awakening; “Earth was created for joy, not for sorrow”; suppressed mystics-in-training; Aurobindo’s integral evolutionary mysticism…

 

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August 4th, 2012

The Wisdom of Dreams

an interview with Marc Bregman and Christa Lancaster

Marc Bregman founded Archetypal Dreamwork in 1973, is the Co-Founder and Co-Director of North of Eden and The Center for Archetypal Dreamwork and is on the North of Eden Executive Committee. Marc is a master Archetypal Dreamwork Therapist, in practice since 1973, a teacher and a trainer of teachers. He is the author of The Deep Well Tapes, The Secret of the Pomegranate, Sex, Trauma and Conjunctio and Hubris of the Heavens: Archetypal Dreamwork and Rudyharian Astrology.
Christa Lancaster is the Co-Founder and Co-Director of North of Eden and The Center for Archetypal Dreamwork and is on the North of Eden Executive Committee. Christa is a master Archetypal Dreamwork therapist, in practice since 1991, a teacher and trainer of teachers. She is the co-author with Marc Bregman of The Deep Well Tapes: Sex, Trauma and Conjunctio – it includes her spiritual memoir of her journey through this work called Vessel.
http://www.northofeden.com/
Christa and Marc speak with Joanna about “Flesh Off the Bone: Dream Descent through Past Life Trauma”; Jung’s Red Book; remembering the Cathar siege; Mary Magdalene and the inner Feminine; trauma and recovering the girl; the larger context of the past; alchemy: the inner/outer transformation; guidance from dreams…

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March 9th, 2012

Consciousness All the Way Down

an interview with Christian de Quincey

Christian de Quincey PhD is Professor of Philosophy and Consciousness Studies at John F. Kennedy University; Dean of Consciousness Studies at the University of Philosophical Research; adjunct faculty with Wisdom University. He is also founder of The Wisdom Academy, offering private mentorships in consciousness. Dr. de Quincey is author of the award-winning book Radical Nature: The Soul of Matter and Radical Knowing: Understanding Consciousness through Relationship. His latest book is Consciousness from Zombies to Angels and Deep Spirit: Cracking the Noetic Code.

www.christiandequincey.com

Christian speaks with Joanna about panpsychysm:”consciousness all the way down;” honoring and integrating the 4 ways of knowing; western ways versus indigenous ways; “feeling your thinking;” retrieving rites of passage, personal mastery and community…

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September 30th, 2011

Speaking The Truth About Power

an interview with Derrick Jensen

Derrick Jensen is an American author and environmental activist.  Jensen has published several books questioning and critiquing modern civilization and its values, including A Language Older Than WordsThe Culture of Make Believe, and Endgame. He holds a B.S. in Mineral Engineering Physics from the Colorado School of Mines and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Eastern Washington University. He has also taught creative writing at Pelican Bay State Prison and Eastern Washington University.

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Derrick speaks with Joanna about words and action for social change, abuse as identity in the dominant culture, the importance of naming the unspeakable, putting nature first, “to speak truth about power”, preparing the transition towards a sustainable culture…

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May 13th, 2010

Coming to our senses

an interview with William Smythe

William Smythe, M.A., is a pioneer in the fields of Somatic Psychology and Rolfing®. A Certified Advanced Rolfer, he has practiced over 30 years. An early collaborator with Dr. Peter Levine, the originator of Somatic Experiencing® and Director of the Foundation for Human Enrichment, William Smythe, has a diverse and profound resume of the traumatic healing arts. He holds a masters degree in Somatic Psychology from the Santa Barbara Graduate Institute with extensive training and influences from Somatic Experiencing, Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, Visceral Manipulation, Ericksonian Hypnotherapy, and Native American Shamanism. For over 25 years he has been passionately involved with the martial art of Aikido and is the Chief Instructor (Sensei) of the Aikido Arts Center . He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. http://williamsmythe.com

William speaks with Joanna about interpersonal neurobiology (first human bond:mother/child ), the somatic psycho-archeology, bridging feeling and imagery, the body as shadow…

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September 20th, 2009

What it is to be Human

an interview with Robert Wolff

Robert Wolff is a social psychologist and is the author of Original Wisdom: Stories of an Ancient Way of Knowing, also A Book of Dreams and What It Is to Be Human: Hope Lies in Our Ability to Bring Back to Awareness. Some of Robert’s essays and photographs are available on his website.

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June 19th, 2009

Soldier’s Heart: A Veteran’s Reran and Healing Project

an interview with Edward Tick

Dr. Edward Tick is the author of the groundbreaking book War and the Soul and founder of Soldier’s Heart, a veteran’s return and healing project based in Troy, NY. He is a practicing psychotherapist specializing in veterans with PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). His pioneering work with PTSD or, in his words, “loss of the soul”, is the basis for War and the Soul. He continues his healing work with veterans and other trauma survivors with innovative yet time-honored methods. Ed has extensively studied both classical Greek and Native American traditions and successfully integrates their methods into modern clinical work. A widely published writer, he is also the author of The Golden Tortoise: Journeys in Viet Nam, Sacred Mountain: Encounters of the Vietnam Beast, and The Practice of Dream Healing: Bringing Ancient Greek Mysteries into Modern Medicine.

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January 22nd, 2009

The Radical Acceptance of Everything

an interview with Ann Weiser Cornell

Ann Weiser Cornell is recognized as one of the leading teachers of Focusing in the world. Since 1989, she has taught Focusing as a full time profession, in northern California and in fourteen states and seventeen countries on five continents, with a special emphasis on the language of process and inner relationship. Focusing is a special way of paying attention to yourself, so that you sense the whole way you are feeling about situations or issues in your life. It involves having a different kind of relationship with emotions and feelings. The result is greater calm, wiser choices, and a deeper sense of connection to your own life and being. See Focusing Resources.

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October 18th, 2008

The End of the Gender Wars

an interview with Stuart Sovatsky, PhD

Stuart Sovatsky, PhD received the only US Federal grant (1976) to bring yoga and Sanskrit chanting to incarcerated youth, was first in the US to introduce yoga (1978) to the homeless mentally-ill; convened the first International Prison Yoga Conference and is initiating co-convener of the forty-country World Congress on Psychology and Spirituality, 2008, in Delhi, India, with Robert Thurman, Stan Grof and BKS Iyengar. He has authored numerous books and poetic works and as a Kundalini Yoga Anahata Nad Chant-master has three CDs with Axis Mundi and has performed in the US, France, Germany, Russia and India. As a psychotherapist he specializes in marriage counselling and is director of the Kundalini Clinic and Blue Oak Berkeley Counseling. He is the co-president of the US Association for Transpersonal Psychology and was founding consultant to Green City Lofts the largest green-design complex in California.

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February 9th, 2008

Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies

an interview with Dr. Evelin Gerda Lindner

Transdisciplinary social scientist and founding director of Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies, a global fellowship of concerned academics and practitioners whose vision is to serve as a global enabling platform, giving space and encouragement to people who wish to dignify our world and transcend humiliation.

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November 18th, 2007

A Man’s Search for the Goddess

an interview with Tim Ward

Canadian-born author of books on spiritual/travel literature including Savage Breast: One Man’s Search for the Goddess.

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October 4th, 2007

The Emotional Life of Nations

an interview with Lloyd deMause

Joanna Harcourt-Smith interviews Lloyd deMause, Director of The Institute of Psychohistory, editor of The Journal of Psychohistory and president of the International Psychohistorical Association

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October 2nd, 2007

What It Is To Be Human

an interview with Robert Wolff

Joanna Harcourt-Smith interviews Robert Wolff Social psychologist and author of Original Wisdom – Stories of an Ancient Way of Knowing, A Book of Dreams, Ha’ina Mai Ka Puana; Let The Story Be Told, SPIRAL and Rain of Ashes.

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July 13th, 2007

Our Natural Well Being

an interview with Jean Liedloff

Joanna Harcourt-Smith interviews Jean Liedloff – Consultant and author of “The Continuum Concept” a book offering a new understanding of how we have lost much of our natural well-being and showing us practical ways to regain it for our children and for ourselves.

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June 23rd, 2007

The Chemistry of the Brain

an interview with Dr. Barbara Lampert

Joanna Harcourt-Smith interviews Dr. Barbara Lampert – Psychiatrist and pharmacologist who studies the nature of reality as it flows through the brain and has dedicated much of her practice to understanding the chemistry of the brain.

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September 5th, 2006

From Debunking Freud to the Love of Animals

an interview with Jeffrey Masson

Jeffrey Masson author, with Susan McCarthy, of When Elephants Weep: The Emotional Lives of Animals.

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