Mind Set Game #41: Be mindful with Dr Denise McDermott

On today’s episode of the Mind Set Game Podcast, I sat down with Dr Denise McDermott.

Denise has been in private practice in Southern California since 2001. She completed her Adult Psychiatry residency at Emory University in Atlanta Georgia, and her Child Psychiatry residency at UCLA. As a medical doctor with board certifications in both Adult and Child Psychiatry, she treats children, adolescents and adults. Her goal is to empower you, your child, and your family to live the best life possible. Her approach is to encourage people to believe in wellness, not illness, and to lead a balanced healthy lifestyle.

Denise utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach to medicine, where she integrates her western medicine psychiatric training using the Bio/Psycho/Social framework coupled with a Spirit/Mind/Body approach for mental health treatment of the whole person.

Denise summarises the episode in these words: “Be mindful of how your thoughts, words and actions affect your own individual health and the health of others.”

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Mind Set Game #14: Weight management psychology with Emma Baker

In this episode of the Mind Set Game podcast, I sat down with Emma Baker.

Before getting into the weight management revolution, Emma did everything to excess and was once 120kg.

In This Episode We Discuss:

  • She says in the episode ‘we are set on achieving perfection in our diet, but we don’t want to be perfect’. Furthermore, we like ‘making a why bigger than who we are’.

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Mind Set Game #4: Psychology of relaxation with Dr Christine Selby

In this episode of the Mind Set Game podcast, I sat down with Dr Christine Selby who is a licensed psychologist, sports psychologist and eating disorder specialist in private practice with Selby Psychological Services located in Bangor, Maine. She is also an Assistant Professor of psychology at Husson University. Continue reading “Mind Set Game #4: Psychology of relaxation with Dr Christine Selby”

Mind Set Game #3: Reflecting on emotion with Professor Andy Lane

In this episode of the Mind Set Game podcast, I sat down with Andy Lane who is a Professor of Sports Psychology at the University of Wolverhampton. He is a Fellow of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES).

Prof Lane has provided self-help material for runners at the London Marathon including 5 tips on how to use strategies such as if-then planning on Five audio files. Given the worldwide popularity of soccer and pressures associated with winning, Prof Lane is regularly asked for comment on TV, radio, website and newspapers. For example, he worked with Adidas on videos with Glenn Hoddle and Mathew LeTissier on penalty taking.

He has led high profile research projects such as ‘Can you compete under pressure?’ a BBC Lab UK-led project fronted by former Olympian Michael Johnson. Continue reading “Mind Set Game #3: Reflecting on emotion with Professor Andy Lane”