Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 101: Sticks and stones will break my bones but names will never hurt me: A Production of Prager University: We don’t have a choice if a punch to the head hurts or not, but we do have a choice whether or not we will be hurt by words and thoughts.
Mindfulness Meditation allows us to better understand what we don’t yet understand well enough and prepares us face challenging situations with confidence and a plan. Have you ever wondered why Canadian Tire Corporation is so very successful? It’s because they look into the future and prepare themselves for the challenges. Mindfulness Meditation will allow you to prepare too.
Explaining depression to my mother
A passionate monologue by a young woman.
The power of relationships:
Dr. Xavier Amador explains why the quality of your relationship may
be the secret to overcoming some of the biggest obstacles to successful treatment of mental illness.
Andrew Solomon Speaks Poetically About Depression, The Secret We Share
Communities and Mental Health:
Dr. Vikram Patel explains Community and our Mental Health.
Dr. Sherwin Nuland explains his own success with ECT.
Understanding Mental illness
Stephen Fry on Bipolar Disorder AKA Manic Depression
Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend
Dean Ornish – Changing our life styles can make your brain grow more brain cells.
Texting Saves Lives.
Jason Siff Discusses Recollective Awareness Meditation.
I Can See Clearly Now The Rain Is Gone
Learn the 6 Steps to Coping with Anger and How To Overcome Anger Triggers with Dr. Larry Iverson
How anger goes out of control: The biological explanation for our primitive defensive mechanism and the rational response that the pre-frontal cortex allows us to choose
Changing you lifestyle is as powerful as medication
Anxiety: Hibernate, Adapt, or Migrate.
Mark Williams on Mindfulness. 54 minutes.
Ruby Wax, a comedian, speaks from personal experience about how best to manage our thinking. Be advised that there is some course language. If you like it, search more videos from The School of Life. 27 minutes.
The Nature of Things: Marijuana use does significantly increase the incidence of mental illness. 44 minutes.
John Cabbot Zinn the renown expert on Mindfulness Expert speaks. 57 minutes.
A Tale of Mental Illness – Elyn Saks, a professor and chair of law, psychology and psychiatry at the USC Gould School of law speaks about her schizophrenia
Guy Winch asks us to take our emotional health as seriously as we take our physical health — and explores how to heal from common heartaches.
A RANT worth listening to: Mental illness is frequently spoken about and misinterpreted as criminal or violent behaviour, especially after gun violence
New science tells us that the brain continues to produce new nerve cells and that those nerve cells have an important role on mood and emotion. Watch the video and click this link Neurogenesis and Depressionto get a summary of the talk
Anxiety: Hibernate, Adapt, or Migrate.
Mark Williams on Mindfulness.
Ruby Wax on Mindfulness.
Ruby Wax, a comedian, speaks from personal experience about how best to manage our thinking.
Be advised that there is some course language.
If you like it, search more videos from The School of Life. 27 minutes.
The Nature of Things: Marijuana use does significantly increase the incidence of mental illness.
John Cabbot Zinn the renown expert on Mindfulness Expert speaks.
Dr. Amador Cambridge Talk on Helping People with Mental Illness
Dr. Xavier Amador, founder of The LEAP Institute giving a public talk on how to help people with mental illness who don’t realize they are sick. Sponsored by the NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Cambridge Chapter. The lecture was given on the evening of October 2, 2012 at the Cambridge Public Library in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
The interface between neurology, psychiatry and psychoanalysis. The 5th Neuro-Psychoanalysis Congress, Rome 2004 on Splitting, Denial and Narcissism: Neuropsychoanalytic Perspectives on the Right Hemisphere.
The importance of understanding the biological explanation y of anosognosia was first discussed by Freud. Dr. V.S. Ramachandran’s lecture on Anosognosia.
Living With Schizophrenia
This uplifting 22 minute video shows interviews with patients living with schizophrenia, and mental health professionals who treat them. It shows how people diagnosed with schizophrenia can live normal lives.
I Am Not Sick, I Don’t Need Help! – Dr. Xavier Amador – Part 1
Dr. Xavier Amador speaking at the Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia’s 17th Annual Conference in 2005. The theme of the conference was “Living with Schizophrenia”. This is 57 minutes long and is video #1 of 2.
I Am Not Sick, I Don’t Need Help! – Dr. Xavier Amador – Part 2
Dr. Xavier Amador speaking at the Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia’s 17th Annual Conference in 2005. The theme of the conference was “Living with Schizophrenia”. This is 53 minutes long and is video #2 of 2.
Happiness 101 with Tal Ben-Shahar
Grounded in the positive psychology movement, Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar combines scientific studies, scholarly research, self-help advice, and spiritual enlightenment to teach people how to learn to be happy. In a WGBH Boston and Connecticut Public Television joint production, Happiness 101 with Tal Ben-Shahar, Ben-Shahar weaves together a set of principles that you can apply to your daily life. Once you open your heart and mind to happier thoughts, you will feel more fulfilled, more connected, and yes, happier.