The Science of Loneliness

The Science of Loneliness

The COVID-19 pandemic has produced emotionally draining challenges in different sectors. It has isolated loved ones and produced grief and anxiety at an all time high. […]

Listen

The COVID Brain

The COVID Brain

What was once thought to only present as physical symptoms, COVID-19 has manifested itself in our brains. People have observed changes in behaviours, random brain fog […]

Listen

PTSD

PTSD

22 April 2018 Reports of school shootings, bombings, environmental disasters and other tragic events are on the news almost daily. In the aftermath of such tragedies […]

Listen

Social Media Addiction

Social Media Addiction

Social Media Addiction

More people are spending hours every day taking “selfies,” tweeting, browsing and playing games like Candy Crush on their Facebook, Instagram and other social media sites; […]

Listen

What Creates a Mass Shooter

What Creates a Mass Shooter?

What Creates a Mass Shooter?

Frank McAndrew, Ph.D., an American social psychologist, professor and elected fellow of numerous professional organizations, including the Association for Psychological Science (APS), weighs in on some […]

Listen

Process Addictions

Process Addictions

Until recently, “addiction” has almost exclusively referred to the excessive and intrusive patterns of substance use; however, behavioral and substance addictions have many overlapping features and […]

Listen

Are we all prone to inherent bias?

Are we all prone to inherent bias?

This week’s show focuses on the stereotypes and biases that come from our life experiences and our interactions with others. Dr. Chad Forbes, an Associate Professor […]

Listen

The Craving Mind

The Craving Mind

This week’s show looks at how habits form and what makes them so difficult to stop. A psychiatrist and internationally-known expert in mindfulness training for addictions, […]

Listen

Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing

Individuals with substance use disorders may have the desire to stop drinking or using drugs but may not be ready to change. This week’s show is […]

Listen

The Psychology of a Serial Killer

The Psychology of a Serial Killer

The Psychology of a Serial Killer

Have you ever wondered what goes on in the mind of a serial killer? In this week’s show, Dr. Tonmoy Sharma discusses the brain abnormalities of […]

Listen

BPD & Relationships

BPD & Relationships

BPD & Relationships

Have you ever been in a relationship that resembled being on an intense rollercoaster ride? Unstable and intense relationships are often characteristic of people who have […]

Listen

Harm Reduction: An intervention that aims to minimize the harmful effects of drug use

Harm Reduction: An intervention that aims to minimize the harmful effects of drug use

Traditional treatment approaches view abstinence as the only way to recover from an addiction, but, addiction is often not an “all or nothing” process. An unconventional […]

Listen