Voices in the Family
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Thoughtful discussions led by family psychologist Dan Gottlieb, Ph.D., highlight issues and experiences that affect individuals and society with an emphasis on behavioral health and well being.
||CleanJulia Arrives on Sesame Street||Sesame Street has welcomed a new resident - a Muppet named Julia who has autism. In their weekly conversation, WHYY's Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb discuss why this new character is giving hope to a lot of families affected by autism.||17 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBody image as we age||Are you avoiding looking at yourself in a mirror? No longer comfortable going to the pool - or maybe plagued by chronic pain? As we age, our relationship with our body changes. In their weekly conversation,||10 4 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy are kids today so anxious?||Anxiety disorders are rising in kids. In their weekly conversation, psychologist Dan Gottlieb and WHYY's Maiken Scott talk about the potential reasons for the increase, and what parents can do.||20 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCreativity: Life From the Inside Out||Dr. Dan Gottlieb explores the role of psychology in creativity through the lives of artists. He looks at Van Gogh’s struggle with mental illness and the emotional support that this legendary artist received from his brother.||17 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShould we talk about our health problems?||People share LOTS of very personal health information online these days - with virtual strangers - but not everybody is comfortable talking about an illness they are struggling with. And some of that is generational. To share - or not to share?||13 3 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWho cares for the caregivers?||Millions of Americans care for a sick or elderly loved one at home - and without their unpaid contributions, the country's healthcare and social service system would likely collapse. But - experts worry about the health of the caregivers themselves.||13 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEveryday Awe||Psychologists are becoming more interested in awe. They are studying its mental health benefits, and trying to find ways to help people experience it in daily life and even at work.||30 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe resilience of veterans||We often hear about the many struggles returning soldiers face - in terms of re-integrating into civilian life, and their mental health. But new research paints a different picture.||23 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe secrets of “super-agers”||Researchers at Massachussetts General Hospital and other institutions are gaining a better understanding of "super-agers" - people who retain their cognitive functioning as they age.||17 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Opioid Epidemic—from the headlines to hope||The news can sound dire. Opioid addiction is ruining families and taking lives at an ever increasing rate. In this roundtable discussion, Dr. Gottlieb brings together a clinician, researcher, family members and individuals in recovery to go beyond the...||6 1 2017||Free||View in iTunes|