William (Bill) Richards, PhD

William (Bill) Richards, PhD

William Richards on Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy and Mystical Experiences

by David Bullard

Psychologist William Richards discusses his research on psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy for dying cancer patients, and the larger trends to legitimize research and use of psychedelics for alleviating suffering.

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Allan Schore, Ph.D.

Allan Schore, Ph.D.

Allan SChore on the science of the art of psychotherapy

by David Bullard

Psychologist Allan Schore shares his research on the neuroscientific underpinnings of psychotherapy, the art of integrating neuroscience and psychoanalysis, and recent scientific attempts to “find” the unconscious mind.

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Geshe Thupten Jinpa on perceptions of Tibetan Buddhist monks. (Fearless Relationships Discussion, 5/15/15, San Francisco).


Geshe Thupten Jinpa, Ph.D. discusses what it was like to tell His Holiness the Dalai Lama that he was leaving their order of monks in order to become a lay person who could marry and have a family (he did and does!).

In this magical moment, Jinpa shared with Isa Gucciardi and David Bullard what His Holiness said as Jinpa was leaving for his doctoral studies at Cambridge. (Fearless Relationships Discussion, 5/15/15, San Francisco).


Thupten Jinpa, Ph.D.

Thupten Jinpa, Ph.D.

thupten jinpa, ph.d. on fearless compassion

by David Bullard

Dr. Thupten Jinpa's family escaped from Tibet to India when he was just a year old and he began his monastic life shortly thereafter. He has been the Dalai Lama's primary English interpreter and book editor for nearly 30 years and is the author most recently of, A Fearless Heart: How the Courage to Be Compassionate Can Transform Our Lives, to be released on May 5, 2015.

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Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.

Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.

Bessel van der Kolk, M.D. on Trauma, Development and Healing

by David Bullard

Internationally acclaimed clinician, educator and researcher Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, shares some observations from his 40-year passion for understanding and treating people who have experienced trauma.

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George Silberschatz, Ph.D.

George Silberschatz, Ph.D.

George Silberschatz, Ph.D. on Psychotherapy Research and Its Discontents

by David Bullard

Clinician and researcher George Silberschatz, Ph.D., discusses both the benefits and limitations of psychotherapy research, as well as its misuse by therapists marketing their services.

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Robert Thurman, Ph.D.

Robert Thurman, Ph.D.

Tricycle.com: Robert Thurman, Ph.D. on Tibetan Buddhism and Western Psychotherapy

by David Bullard

This interview took place at Menla Mountain Retreat, which also is known as The Land of the Healing Buddha, one of the Dalai Lama’s Tibetan medicine healing centers, on August 14, 2010, during a workshop with Dr. Thurman and psychiatrist/author Mark Epstein, M.D., "Integrating Buddhism and Psychotherapy."
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Eda Gorbis, Ph.D.

Eda Gorbis, Ph.D.

Eda Gorbis, Ph.D. on Body Dysmorphic Disorder

by David Bullard

An acknowledged expert on obsessive compulsive and body dysmorphic disorders discusses the nature of the little-understood diagnosis of BDD, successful treatment methods, and resources for therapists whose clients suffer from these often debilitating symptoms.
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Lonnie Barbach, Ph.D.

Lonnie Barbach, Ph.D.

An Interview with Lonnie Barbach, Ph.D.

by David Bullard

Renowned author, psychologist and sex therapist Dr. Lonnie Barbach discusses the early days of discovery in the human sexuality field, her pioneering work with preorgasmic women, and addressing sexual issues in individual and couples therapy.
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Mark Epstein, M.D.

Mark Epstein, M.D.

 

Buddhism and Psychotherapy: An Interview with Mark Epstein, M.D.

by David Bullard

Psychiatrist and best-selling author Dr. Epstein discusses his introduction to mindfulness meditation, dealing with desire, disappointment, and more.
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