The Intentional Clinician: Psychology and Philosophy

The Intentional Clinician: Psychology and Philosophy

Entertaining and informative talks covering psychology and philosophy with a variety of guests! Discussing both practical and eccentric approaches on living a full and vibrant life. Including, bold unedited discussions about the meaning of life, history, music, and culture. Paul Krauss MA LPC (your host), draws on his unique life experience of growing up in a small motel in the countryside, living in large cities, and working with and living among diverse cultural and socioeconomic groups--combining his trauma-informed science-based perspective with the contrasting desire to live like a mystic. Opposites unite on this podcast!

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May 14, 2021 73 min

Nichol Bradford and Paul Krauss MA LPC have a discussion on The Intentional Clinician about technology and the emerging field of health & wellness monitoring technology. Discussed: How can clinicians utilize health technology to transform their patients and clients experience? Could technology actually help citizens' mental health or is technology causing heightened stress and more disconnection? Can transformative technolo...

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Have you ever heard of people that are paid to contemplate the future? It's true! They exist. They are called Futurists. They even have their own training and schools they attend. And no, they are not psychics. They utilize analysis of big data, trends, and other mental exercises to predict multiple models of possible futures--which can be useful to everyday humans as well as companies and governments. Paul Krauss MA LPC invite...

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What is the link between trauma and chronic pain? How is physical therapy related to the field of psychology and mental health? How do you help someone settle their nervous system? Could you teach someone physical therapy techniques virtually?  Could you teach someone to start "self-healing" their body? And what discoveries have some physical therapists made regarding people's experience with trauma and pain in the body...

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Hypnosis with a Soul is the topic that Paul Krauss MA LPC and Andrew Henry MA LPC discuss on this episode of the Intentional Clinician. Andrew describes how he developed a method of combining hypnosis with deep soul work helped him find a breakthrough to help his clients in a meaningful way that was far beyond his expectations.

Also Discussed: Michael Yapko, Trance Work, C.G. Jung, Milton Erickson, Mindfulness Coaching, Hypnosis T...

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Paul Krauss MA LPC sits down with Dr. Noe Vargas and Tyler Guenette, BS to discuss Intentional Mentoring and cultivating a growth mindset. Dr. Vargas and Tyler have been working on a mentoring curriculum that they hope to publish soon. Whether you have been a mentor, a mentee, or are seeking to learn about the process--this episode is for you.


Dr. Noé Vargas earned a doctorate degree in behavioral health from Arizona State Univer...

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Charles Goodman and Paul Krauss MA LPC sit down for a long-form conversation over a long-distance about Self Healing practices, ancient wisdom, and the value of considering ancient wisdom about the human form from a variety of sources. Ayurveda is the main topic of consideration and Charles Goodman draws on his experience and studies to discuss the philosophy, application, and practices of Ayurveda. Charles is an excellent teacher ...

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Paul Krauss MA LPC interviews Clint Adams about his experiences in the behavioral health world, including his experiences as a police officer, therapist, keynote speaker, author, human resource officer, and a behavioral health program creator.

Clint Adams and Paul discuss many topics including: Focusing, Interpersonal Neurobiology, Neuroscience, Mental Health Education, Empowering People through Education, Psychotherapy, bringing ...

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Paul Krauss MA LPC presents:

What is Trauma-Informed Counseling and What is the Science Behind It?

In partnership with Acadia Health's online series "All the Rage." To educate practitioners on various topics.

Watch the video version of this presentation with slides:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIe2is8Lbp4&list=PLOQfdSDVP-71MaD33FBOzCihPb6kuZ2qG

The neurobiology studies and scientific research which...

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Andrew Henry MA LPC and Paul Krauss MA LPC discuss many concepts related to Intuition, Stoicism, the Present Moment and the intersections with the practice of Psychotherapy. Paul and Andrew elaborate on the philosophy of Stoicism, Reality Therapy, ways to enhance your meditation or mindfulness practice, and methods for getting more out of psychotherapy. Andrew’s book The Gift, an Unconscious Intuitive Mind! is available on Apple Bo...

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Claire Willis LICSW joins Paul Krauss MA LPC to discuss the topic of grief and the multifaceted ways in which it effects a person, a family, a community, and the culture at large. Claire discusses the many ways that people cope with losses, including those who feel ashamed in their grief. Claire sheds light on why people often feel differently when they lose a pet versus a person. Claire and Paul discuss what happens when a person ...

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In this episode Morgan Vanderpool LICSW draws from their vast experience to talk about trauma-informed awareness in the collective space and within the personal body. Morgan Vanderpool and Paul Krauss, MA LPC discuss how trauma affects the lives of people within the context of history and the origins of many systems of oppression. Further discussion continues with the intersections of systems of oppression and how this has affected...

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Are you ready to learn about multiple breakthrough methods for dealing with anxiety? You will not want to miss this episode!

Dr. Nicole Cain, ND MA chats with Paul Krauss MA LPC about integrative solutions for anxiety and provides the listeners with 9 FREE RESOURCES that she has recently created. Dr. Cain has pledged that all nine resources will be continuously free for the public!

Dr. Nicole Cain, ND MA is a nationally renown ex...

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Paul Krauss MA LPC interviews three experts on Substance Use issues from a renown treatment Center about the challenges that individuals, families, and treatment facilities are facing during the pandemic in relation to substance use. This is rousing discussion that covers important elements of the current situation and how this is effecting substance use rates in the United States and elsewhere.

Other topics covered:

 • The heigh...

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Adam Nash LPC joins Paul Krauss MA LPC for a discussion on “the shadow” and how this concept specifically applies to men. Paul and Adam discuss the concepts of “the shadow”, the persona, ego, repression, projection, the Johari Window, personality theory, Shadow Work, Scapegoating, the collective cultural or political shadow, Masculinity and the Shadow, shadow possession and more.

If you are a person who is wanting to explore the ...

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Paul Krauss MA LPC and Dr. Isaac Bentwich talk about why this ancient sacred Sanskrit scripture (part of Hindu epic Mahabharata) is relevant and useful today to all people, regardless of spiritual orientation. Dr. Bentwich has completed a modern translation of The Bhagavad Gita, simply titled: "Gita - A Timeless Guide For Our Time." Dr. Bentwich explains the features of his translation of the sacred text and shares multiple...

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Paul Krauss MA LPC interviews Hoarding Behavior Expert, Author, Consultant and Therapist Elaine Birchall, MSW, about her work helping people all over the globe be able to overcome hoarding behaviors. If you are interested in or impact by hoarding, this is not a conversation you will want to miss!

Elaine Birchall, MSW, is a hoarding behavior and intervention specialist and coauthor of Conquer the Clutter: Strategies to Identify, Ma...

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Paul Krauss MA LPC begins this episode of the Intentional Clinician Podcast by giving some background to the discussion that is to take place. Paul reads from and comments on Matthew Fox’s Book: The Hidden Spirituality of Men: Ten Metaphors to Awaken the Sacred Masculine. Together, Paul and this material raise many questions that are facing the culture today. Paul especially focuses on the topic of masculinity, and maleness in the ...

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This is a special episode of the Intentional Clinician featuring stories and original songs by Paul Krauss MA LPC and his brother Tim Krauss. In this episode you will hear the story of Paul and Tim's upbringing in a MOTEL and how this inspired them to write and record an album over a period of 9 years, which they named "MOTEL." The brothers have a discussion and also play clips of songs that they recorded and reflect on...

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Paul Krauss MA LPC interviews Stefanie Arend about her work teaching Yin Yoga throughout Europe and the world (via the internet). Paul Krauss MA LPC and Stefanie relate the basics of terms utilized by the Yoga and Traditional Chinese Medicine communities and discuss how Yin Yoga is different from more popular forms of Yoga. Stefanie discusses how Yin Yoga and having a daily practice is being studied and has already shown many posit...

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What does “Black Lives Matter” mean? (A Panel Discussion)

Paul Krauss MA LPC hosts a panel discussion on Zoom with 3 of his friends, (Remahn, Chris, and James) who happen to be African-American males, to discuss the death of George Floyd and what “Black Lives Matter” mean and other related topics. If you are new to this topic or just curious, please remember to normalize changing your opinion on something after learning new inform...

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