Charlie's Podcast To Hell and Back

Entitlement, Victimization, and Emotion Regulation – Episode 31

In the context of contentious hearings about a United States Supreme Court nomination, processes of entitlement and victimization in high school culture have been in the spotlight. This podcast focuses on these processes and how they relate to deficits in emotion regulation capacities in individuals.

The DBT Prolonged Exposure Protocol – A Conversation with Melanie Harned PhD (part 3 of 3) – episode 18

Charlie continues his discussion with Melanie Harned about the essential ingredients of DBT Prolonged Exposure (DBT-PE), and to explore life lessons Melanie has learned in doing PTSD treatment, from which we can all benefit in coping with trauma in our lives.

The DBT Prolonged Exposure Protocol – A Conversation with Melanie Harned PhD (part 2 of 3) – episode 17

Charlie continues his discussion with Melanie Harned about the essential ingredients of DBT Prolonged Exposure (DBT-PE), and to explore life lessons Melanie has learned in doing PTSD treatment, from which we can all benefit in coping with trauma in our lives.

The DBT Prolonged Exposure Protocol – A Conversation with Melanie Harned PhD (part 1 of 3) – episode 16

Charlie talks for three consecutive podcasts with Melanie Harned, the developer of DBT-Prolonged Exposure, an evidence-based therapy for PTSD, in order to discuss the essential ingredients of that treatment, and to explore life lessons Melanie has learned in doing PTSD treatment, from which we can all benefit in coping with trauma in our lives.

Interbeing and Being Dialectical in the Presence of Adversity – Episode 14

The discussion of the principles of acceptance is concluded with a focus on “interbeing,” and the focus then shifts to the five principles of being dialectical in coping with hell.

Coming to Terms with a Suicide in the Family – A Conversation with Cedar Koons (3 of 3) – Episode 10

Charlie speaks with Cedar Koons about her sister’s death by suicide, and how she coped with the shocking events, the disruption of her life, and her profound grief.

Coming to Terms with a Suicide in the Family – A Conversation with Cedar Koons (2 of 3) – Episode 8

Charlie speaks with Cedar Koons about her sister’s death by suicide, and how she coped with the shocking events, the disruption of her life, and her profound grief.

Coming to Terms with a Suicide in the Family – A Conversation with Cedar Koons (1 of 3) – Episode 7

Coming to Terms with a Suicide in the Family - A Conversation with Cedar Koons (1 of 3)

by Charlie Swenson, MD | Episode 7

In this and two upcoming podcasts, Charlie speaks with Cedar Koons about her sister’s death by suicide, and how she coped with the shocking events, the disruption of her life, and her profound grief.

Using Mindfulness Skills to Cope with Difficult Emotions and Emptiness – Episode 6

Using Mindfulness Skills to Cope with Difficult Emotions and Emptiness

by Charlie Swenson, MD | Episode 6

In this podcast, Charlie teaches about the anatomy, the flow, and the elements of an emotional response, and how to utilize DBT’s six mindfulness skills to cope with emotional responses toolkit for coping with hellish life situations and the painful experience of emptiness.

Describing – A Way to Strengthen Your Grip on Reality When You Are Losing It – Episode 5

In today’s podcast, we add DESCRIBING to its close cousin, OBSERVING, as we build our toolkit for coping with hellish life situations

Hurricane Hell (1 of 2) – Episode 1

In this podcast Charlie interviews Dr. Domingo Marques, a psychologist in Puerto Rico who practices DBT, to learn about his experience, and the experience of his family, friends, colleagues, and patients as Hurricane Maria devastated the entire country on September 20. Charlie and Dr. Marques will begin to discuss some lessons about coping in a catastrophic situation

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