Media Guest Appearances
Winning the lottery can ruin your life, while contracting an incurable disease can be “a gift”. Dr Laurie Santos hears about dreams come true and nightmares realised, and talks with Dr Dan Gilbert about why human happiness isn’t defined by these major events in the way we all assume.
Is ‘Zennis’ the New Mental Health Therapy? The solution could be found in exercise. Now, counselors are providing a new kind of mental health treatment that combines talk therapy with physical exercise that includes everything from walking and hiking to tennis and golf.
It seems like a marriage made in New York heaven: combining the necessary insights and breakthroughs of the psychotherapeutic 50-minute hour with … a walk in the park.
Mention the word “psychotherapy” and you probably imagine a couch, bookshelves full of Freud and Jung, and a therapist in a leather armchair. But what about a therapist in trainers, dispensing advice as he or she hikes around the local park with a client.
The financial therapists helping wealthy people cope with change. For affluent clients, a pandemic, economic volatility and political turmoil have brought on a bit of shock.
Wealth therapy tackles woes of the rich. As one psychological counsellor to the 1% says: ‘I am not necessarily comparing it to what people of color have to go through, but …’
There are lots of barriers to mental health care: is money to golden ladder that allows you to climb over them? One reporter went to a therapist for the wealthy to find out how rich people deal.
A new breed of ‘wealth therapists’ is here to help the super rich. Lonely, troubled by guilt and loathed by Occupy activists – it can be tough being one of the 1 per cent.