Being Human Podcast - Episode 85: The New Psych 101 w/ Dr. Bryan Violette & Amy Grace Miller (Certification Series: Part 2 of 12)

podcast Jan 01, 2020

Welcome to Episode 85 of the Being Human Podcast: The New Psych 101 w/ Dr. Bryan Violette and Amy Grace Miller (Certification Series: Part 2 of 12)

The second episode of our new 12-part series introducing each course of our certification! This week Dr. Greg changes it up by welcoming past podcast guests Dr. Bryan Violette and Amy Grace Miller back to the show for a roundtable conversation about psychological theories and how our certification brings together those most consistent with a...

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Being Human Podcast - Episode 84: What Does Catholic Anthropology Even Mean? w/ Dr. Bryan Violette (Certification Series: Part 1 of 12)

podcast Jan 01, 2020

Welcome to Episode 84 of the Being Human Podcast: What Does Catholic Anthropology Even Mean? w/ Dr. Bryan Violette (Certification Series: Part 1 of 12)

Dr. Greg frequently refers to the importance of grounding our understanding of psychology in a “Catholic anthropology.” But what exactly does that term mean? And why is it a necessary foundation for the study of psychology?

In this episode - the first of a 12-part series geared towards introducing each course of our new...

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Being Human Podcast - Episode 83: Ask Dr. Greg! (Q&A, w/ Amy Grace Miller)

podcast Jan 01, 2020

Welcome to Episode 83 of the Being Human Podcast: Ask Dr. Greg! (Q&A, w/ Amy Grace Miller)

In this episode, Dr. Greg is joined by the CatholicPsych content and community manager, Amy Grace Miller, to field questions from the community! How do I overcome sloth? Is it okay that my therapist is using CBT to treat my OCD/scrupulosity? Should Catholics abandon the field of psychology altogether? How do I talk to loved ones who admit to experiencing gender confusion? Plus, more information...

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Being Human Podcast - Episode 82: Changing the Rules: Creating a Catholic Standard for Mental Health

podcast Jan 01, 2020

Welcome to Episode 82 of the Being Human Podcast: Changing the Rules: Creating a Catholic Standard for Mental Health

In this episode, Dr. Greg officially introduces the brand new CatholicPsych certification program! He breaks open what it is, what it isn’t, who it’s for, and how it will provide a more effective way to help others carry their mental health burdens. 

Discussed in this episode:

  • Overview of the new CatholicPsych certification and invitation to the Open House;
  • ...
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Being Human Podcast - Episode 81: The Lies of the American Psychological Association

podcast Jan 01, 2020

Welcome to Episode 81 of the Being Human Podcast: The Lies of the American Psychological Association

In this episode, Dr. Greg tackles the problematic stance taken by the American Psychological Association (APA) on abortion; he also breaks open why it’s important for Catholic mental health professionals to practice from a place of integration, why most psychology programs cannot provide that kind of education, and what CatholicPsych is doing to help. 

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Being Human Podcast - Episode 80: Gender Fluidity or Complementarity? (Part Four)

podcast Jan 01, 2020

Welcome to Episode 80 of the Being Human Podcast: Gender Fluidity or Complementarity? (Part Four)

One last episode to wrap up our series on gender and complementarity! This week, Dr. Greg addresses some of the questions and feedback received from earlier episodes in the series, and dives deeper into how we can understand “gender fluidity” from a Catholic perspective. 

 

Discussed in this episode:

  • Addressing feedback and questions from the first three episodes in this...
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Being Human Podcast - Episode 79: The Weight of Grief, w/ Brianne Edwards

podcast Jan 01, 2020

Welcome to Episode 79 of the Being Human Podcast: The Weight of Grief, w/ Brianne Edwards

Dr. Greg welcomes author Brianne Edwards to the podcast this week to discuss her brand new book and the most recent publication of CatholicPsych Press: ‘A Thousand Pounds: Finding the Strength to Live and Love under the Weight of Unbearable Loss.’ 

Discussed in this episode:

  • Background on the author and her reasons for sharing the story of her son’s unexpected death and its...
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Being Human Podcast - Episode 78: Dating Well, w/ Dr. Mario Sacasa

podcast Jan 01, 2020

Welcome to Episode 78 of the Being Human Podcast: Dating Well, w/ Dr. Mario Sacasa

This week, Dr. Greg welcomes friend and colleague Dr. Mario Sacasa to the show for a conversation centered around the challenges of dating in our modern day!

Topics of discussion include discernment in dating, developmental stages of a relationship, healthy boundaries, learning from rejection, and red flags to watch out for to avoid a narcissistic partner.  

Discussed in this episode:

  • Reasons why...
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Being Human Podcast - Episode 77: Gender Fluidity or Complementarity? (Part Three)

podcast Jan 01, 2020

Welcome to Episode 77 of the Being Human Podcast: Gender Fluidity or Complementarity? (Part Three)

This week, Dr. Greg begins to wrap up his series on gender and the complementarity of men and women. In this episode, he proposes a definition of “genius” (of a masculine or feminine type) and then breaks open the specific brain differences between men and women that lay a foundation for the particular genius of each.

Discussed in this episode:

  • Defining what is meant by the...
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Being Human Podcast - Episode 75: Gender Fluidity or Complementarity?

podcast Jan 01, 2020

Welcome to Episode 75 of the Being Human Podcast: Gender Fluidity or Complementarity?

In this week’s episode, Dr. Greg opens up a new series focused on fleshing out a convincing Catholic response to the gender confusion in our culture today; he proposes an answer to an important question about the purpose of being created as male and female. (Note: Mature Content)

Discussed in this episode:

  • The impossibility of changing one’s gender; 
  • The philosophy of John Paul II and how...
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