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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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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Episode 76: Gender Fluidity or Complementarity? (Part Two)

podcast Jan 01, 2020

 

Welcome to Episode 76 of the Being Human Podcast: Gender Fluidity or Complementarity? (Part Two)

This week, Dr. Greg continues the conversation from Episode #75 on our purpose in being created as male and female, exploring a Catholic vision of complementarity as ordered towards unity between men and women, and breaking open why we need the opposite sex to attain holiness. (Note: Mature Content)

Discussed in this episode:

  • The Catholic vision of the human person, created as male and...
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Episode 73: The DSM Disease (Part Two)

podcast Jan 01, 2020

Welcome to Episode 73 of the Being Human Podcast: The DSM Disease (Part Two)

In this second episode of our two-part series, Dr. Greg highlights problematic new updates to the DSM, and reads from the text itself as he breaks open the dangers of separating an objective understanding of the human person from the practice of psychology. He ends with a reminder of our role and responsibility as Catholics in this current cultural battle and a challenge to Catholic mental health professionals....

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Being Human Podcast - Episode 74: Merciless Mental Health vs. the Radical Compassion of the Catholic Proposal

podcast Jan 01, 2020

Welcome to Episode 74 of the Being Human Podcast: Merciless Mental Health vs. the Radical Compassion of the Catholic Proposal

In this week’s episode, Dr. Greg proposes that a Catholic response to our culture’s gender and sexual confusion is more compassionate than anything the secular world of mental health care is offering, and fleshes out how a Catholic understanding of the body can offer clarity to the current cultural chaos. 

 

Discussed in this episode:

  • Compassion...
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Being Human Podcast - Episode 72: The DSM Disease (Part One)

podcast Jan 01, 2020

Welcome to Episode 72 of the Being Human Podcast: The DSM Disease (Part One)

In this first episode of a two-part series, Dr. Greg begins to break open major flaws of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).  He highlights problems in how mental disorders and diseases are defined and gives a glimpse into how it will become harder for Catholic mental health professionals to adhere to both their faith and APA standards. (Note: Mature content discussed.)

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Being Human Podcast - Episode 71: The Feminine Genius: A Conversation w/ Lisa Cotter

podcast Jan 01, 2020

Welcome to Episode 71 of the Being Human Podcast: The Feminine Genius: A Conversation  w/ Lisa Cotter

This week on the podcast, Dr. Greg welcomes Lisa Cotter, Catholic speaker and author of a new book, Reveal the Gift: Living the Feminine Genius. He and Lisa discuss how her new book helps illuminate the meaning of what Pope St. John Paul II termed the “feminine genius,” and how an understanding of it can impact the lives of both men and women.  

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