Being Human Podcast - Episode 105: How to Build a Healthy, Holy Family, w/ Dr. Gregory Popcak

podcast Jan 01, 2020

Welcome to Episode 105 of the Being Human Podcast: How to Build a Healthy, Holy Family, w/ Dr. Gregory Popcak

Dr. Greg welcomes fellow colleague Dr. Gregory Popcak to the show to break open exactly what is meant by the phrase “domestic church,” why it’s important for families to see themselves as one, and how implementing a “liturgy of family life” is a path towards creating healthy and holy families. 

Discussed in this episode:

  • Introducing Dr. Gregory...
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Being Human Podcast - Episode 104: Do You Need a Diagnosis? w/ Dr. Bryan and Amy Grace

podcast Jan 01, 2020

Welcome to Episode 104 of the Being Human Podcast: Do You Need a Diagnosis? w/ Dr. Bryan and Amy Grace

To know oneself is helpful: the more we understand our own patterns, narratives, and parts, the better decisions we can make. How does being diagnosed with a mental health disorder help or hinder our growth in self-knowledge? What does it mean to have a diagnosis, and when is it helpful or unhelpful? Find out in this week’s episode in which Dr. Bryan and Amy Grace join Dr. Greg for a...

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Being Human Podcast - Episode 103: Is This Just Therapy…in Disguise? w/ Dr. Bryan and Amy Grace

podcast Jan 01, 2020

Welcome to Episode 103 of the Being Human Podcast: Is it Psychotherapy in Disguise? w/ Dr. Bryan and Amy Grace

Is there a real difference between traditional psychotherapy and IDDM (Mentorship)? Or is it actually therapy just disguised as something new? What are the differences exactly? And how can IDDM be effective and personal if it’s not face to face? This week on the podcast, Dr. Greg welcomes back co-hosts Dr. Bryan and Amy Grace for a deep dive into these questions and more! ...

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Being Human Podcast - Episode 102: ADHD and Me, w/ Teresa Violette

podcast Jan 01, 2020

Welcome to Episode 102 of the Being Human Podcast: ADHD and Me, w/ Teresa Violette

This week, special guest Teresa Violette joins Dr. Greg on the show to discuss her journey with ADHD and in being diagnosed as an adult. Teresa vulnerably shares how ADHD has impacted her life as well as what has helped her, while also offering encouragement for those with similar struggles.  

Discussed in this episode:

  • How symptoms of ADHD impacted Teresa’s early years and impacted her...
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Being Human Podcast - Episode 101: Catholic Parenting Amid Cultural Chaos, w/ Dr. Ray Guarendi

podcast Jan 01, 2020

Welcome to Episode 101 of the Being Human Podcast: Catholic Parenting Amid Cultural Chaos, w/ Dr. Ray Guarendi

This week, Dr. Greg welcomes special guest Dr. Ray Guarendi to the show to discuss the challenges of parenting as a faithful Catholic in today’s cultural climate. Dr. Ray, a clinical psychologist, author, professional speaker and national radio and television host, humorously shares some of the wisdom he has gained while parenting his ten adopted children.

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Being Human Podcast - Episode 100: Misconceptions about Men’s Emotions, w/ Dr. Bryan Violette

podcast Jan 01, 2020

Welcome to Episode 100 of the Being Human Podcast: Misconceptions about Men’s Emotions, w/ Dr. Bryan Violette

In this milestone episode, Dr. Greg and Dr. Bryan dive into discussion about men’s emotional lives, giving listeners a peek into the male psyche while sharing their observations on what it means to be an emotionally healthy man. 

Discussed in this episode:  

  • Is the reluctance by men to talk about mental health issues, relationships, and emotional issues...
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Being Human Podcast - Episode 99: Diversity, Gender, and the Genius of Women, w/ Simone Rizkallah

podcast Jan 01, 2020

Welcome to Episode 99 of the Being Human Podcast: Diversity, Gender, and the Genius of Women, w/ Simone Rizkallah

This week, Dr. Greg welcomes Simone Rizkallah to the show for a powerful conversation focused around femininity,  the genius of women, complementarity between the sexes, and cultural differences! Simone is currently the Director of Program Growth for Endow Groups where she helps women cultivate their feminine genius and personal vocations, and offers a unique cultural...

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Being Human Podcast - Episode 98: Are You Gaslighting Yourself?

podcast Jan 01, 2020

Welcome to Episode 98 of the Being Human Podcast: Are You Gaslighting Yourself?

You may be familiar with the term “gaslighting,” which is usually used in referencing what happens in an emotionally abusive relationship. But did you know it’s possible to gaslight yourself? On this week’s episode, Dr. Greg dives into the danger of invalidating our own internal experiences, and offers a way to grow in healthy self-compassion instead.

Discussed in this episode:

  • What is...
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Being Human Podcast - Episode 97: The Saints, Our Psychology, and Healthy Self-Denial w/ Dr. Bryan and Amy Grace

podcast Jan 01, 2020

Welcome to Episode 97 of the Being Human Podcast: The Saints, Our Psychology, and Healthy Self-Denial w/ Dr. Bryan and Amy Grace

Flogging, hair shirts, extreme fasting…Some of the saints went to extreme measures to mortify their bodies, which can lead us to wonder if we need to do the same to attain sanctity. In this episode, Dr. Greg, Dr. Bryan, and Amy Grace dive into discussion about healthy vs. unhealthy self-denial, and how our psychology impacts the mortification of our...

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Being Human Podcast - Episode 96: Yes, I Was Wrong (Dialectic w/ Brian Butler)

podcast Jan 01, 2020

Welcome to Episode 96 of the Being Human Podcast:  Yes, I Was Wrong (Dialectic w/ Brian Butler)

In Episode 76 of the podcast, while exploring a Catholic vision of complementarity between men and women, Dr. Greg proposed that a gift of self must be received in order for it to have been fully given. In this week’s episode, find out why he was wrong!  In it, Dr. Greg is joined by Brian Butler, friend and founder of DumbOx Ministries/ECHO Communities, to break open what it means...

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