UNBOUND: Saybrook Insights with President Nathan Long & Carmen Bowen

UNBOUND: Saybrook Insights with President Nathan Long & Carmen Bowen

Saybrook Insights is brought to you by Saybrook University (www.saybrook.edu). Our podcast is designed to bring you key ideas from our faculty and community that support you, your organization, and your community with the goal of advancing increased health and wellness. As a non-profit, regionally accredited institution of higher learning relentlessly pursuing a more social just and sustainable world, we believe you will find this podcast renewing and full of actionable ideas that can support better living. Be well! Learn more at www.saybrook.edu.

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June 24, 2021 99 min

Season 5, Ep 6 (Rebroadcast): Dr. Jackson (Department Chair, Clinical Psychology at Saybrook University) offers brilliant, powerful observations which serve as key lessons for how we journey together through these extraordinary, challenging times. Our hour-and-a-half covered a range of topics from humanistic psychology, COVID-19, race, and social justice.

Listen. Learn. Be part of the solution… Boldly stand up!
 
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In this episode, I connected with Lori Taylor, our new department chair for Integrative and Functional Nutrition. We covered an incredible range of topics related to nutrition, mind-body health, and social justice. Her level of expertise, her ability to break complex ideas into manageable parts, and her wide-ranging knowledge of the field led to an truly inspiring discussion. It’s important to note that while this recording took pl...

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Season 5, Ep. 4: Mr. Surpur, an incoming PhD Clinical Psychology student at Saybrook University, currently works for a yoga non-profit called Yoga Bharati as the Head of Research and Academic Development. He graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a degree in Biopsychology, B.S. with several honors. He is also an ERYT-200 certified yoga instructor, teaching yoga as well as training individuals to become yoga teachers themselves.

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June 14, 2021 71 min

Season 5, Ep. 3 (Rebroadcast): Today’s episode is part of a new feature entitled “The Saybrook Experience” in which I connect with students, faculty, staff, and alumni about what it’s like to be part of our unique, powerful institution. I met several students and alumni each of whom brought unique insights from their time at Saybrook. I think you’ll find each of their stories extremely inspiring, highlighting the power of a Saybroo...

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Season 5, Ep. 2 (Rebroadcast): In today’s episode, I have the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Trent Nguyen. Trent is currently a department chair for our new Integrative Social Work department at Saybrook University, in which enrolled students can earn a PhD in Integrative Social Work. Ideal for currently MSWs and other licensed practitioners, the degree is also suitable for individuals seeking to deepen their research and practice i...

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S5, E1: Hey Everyone! Welcome back to the first episode of Season 5 of the Saybrook Insights Podcast, a proud production of Saybrook University. We’re an online, non-profit, regionally accredited university located in beautiful Pasadena, California. We’re celebrating our 50th anniversary this year and we’ve got much in store on this podcast over the coming months – stay tuned for some terrific guests who will lend their own insight...

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May 31, 2021 52 sec

Join us June through December for Season 5 on Saybrook Insights. We have a number of incredible guests from faculty, alumni, students, staff, and community members on our upcoming episodes! We hope you'll join us each Monday and Friday.
 
To learn more about Saybrook University, go to www.saybrook.edu

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Today’s episode of Saybrook Insights features the second of several university trustee spotlights in which we dig in with Board members about their backgrounds, their work in the community, and a little exploration as to why they joined the Saybrook Board of Trustees. Carmen and I covered a great deal of ground with newly elected trustee Dr. Joanne Smikle who joined us in the Fall of 2020. Dr. Smikle has distinguished herself in th...

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Carmen Bowen fills us in on the Saybrook-sponsored Mind-Body Wellness Fair occurring May 5-7, 2021.  To sign up as a participant or a sponsor, go to: https://app.groupize.com/organizations/saybrook/events/saybrook-university-mind-body-and-mental-health-fair. To reach out for more information, email us at mindbodywellness@saybrook.edu 

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Today’s episode of Saybrook Insights features the beginning of several university trustee spotlights in which we dig in with Board members about their backgrounds, their work in the community, and a little exploration as to why they joined the Saybrook Board of Trustees. Carmen and I had a wonderful discussion with Angelina Salazar, a newly elected trustee who joined us in the Fall of 2020. She is the CEO of the Western Healthcare ...

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Today’s episode of Saybrook Insights is a rebroadcast of our Women in Mental Health panel presentation hosted by the Divisions of Student Affairs and University Relations. We were pleased to have a candid discussion surrounding the challenges, stigmas, and potential solutions with these leaders who serve in different capacities across the mental healthcare landscape. Our facilitator is Saybrook faculty member, Dr. Walker Ladd and o...

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Today, Carmen and I met with Erin Moran Wiley, CEO of the Willow Center located in Northwest Ohio. After a career in the fine arts, Erin transitioned mid-life to pursue a degree in clinical mental health counseling, eventually building up one of the largest private practices in the area. She talks about the importance of therapy, access, being entrepreneurial and how to build a business, and offers other terrific insights about how...

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Today, Saybrook Mind-Body Medicine alumnus Isabel Nieto Alvarez joins me to discuss her work at Siemens as a Senior Key Expert Healthineer, her time at Saybrook University, and thoughts she has as to how we can innovate healthcare to make it more accessible and effective. She brings a unique international perspective given her work and upbringing with interesting ideas as to how we can begin reimagining integrative care for the 21s...

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Today’s episode of Saybrook Insights is a rebroadcast of our Women in Leadership panel presentation hosted by the Division of Student Affairs and University Relations. We were pleased to have a candid discussion with these outstanding women leaders who serve across multiple industries. Our panelists included Dr. Rhondra Willis, Dr. Karla Sapp, Dr. April Taylor, Sara Kanig, Amy Evans, and Sally Bell. Enjoy this robust discussion! 

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Today’s episode of Saybrook Insights is a rebroadcast of the Celebrate the Essential Social Worker panel presentation brought to our community hosted by Dr. Trent Nguyen who interviewed three amazing guests including Dr. Stephen Brown, adjunct faculty in the ISW program at Saybrook; Dr. Elaine Parker-Gills, Chair of the Ladera Education Institute; and MSW Fatima Velasquez, from Alliance Human Services, Inc. Enjoy this robust discus...

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Carmen tells us all about Saybrook U's first annual Film, Book, and Poetry Festival beginning July 19 through the 24, 2021, as part of our 50th Anniversary celebration. To register or sign up to submit an entry, go to https://app.groupize.com/e/saybrook-university-film-book-and-poetry-festival. To reach out with questions, email at SayFBPfest@Saybrook.edu

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Carmen Bowen fills us in on the Saybrook-sponsored Mind-Body Wellness Fair occurring May 5-7, 2021.  To sign up as a participant or a sponsor, go to: https://app.groupize.com/organizations/saybrook/events/saybrook-university-mind-body-and-mental-health-fair. To reach out for more information, email us at mindbodywellness@saybrook.edu 


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Ep. 10, Season 4: Today, organizational and leadership consultant Kelly Soifer stopped by to speak with Carmen and I about her incredible work helping leaders and organizations achieve their best potential. She offers several really important insights about what it takes to lead, how organizations need to think about leadership, and the importance of identifying one’s strengths to maximize effectiveness at home, at work and beyond....

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Ep. 9: Today, Carmen and I had an amazing discussion with Saybrook Clinical Psychology faculty member, Dr. Kelly Serafini. Our discussion covered a lot ground including Dr. Serafini’s views on what humanistic psychology entails to a really interesting overview of the current work she and others are doing in addiction counseling and therapy. Dr. Serafini will no doubt be back to cover these important topics as they remain front of m...

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Ep. 8: Today, Carmen and I were pleased to bring Dr. Devin Byrd, our Saybrook University Vice President of Academic Affairs, to Saybrook Insights. We cover his background, what brought him to Saybrook, his vision for the future of our academic programs, and the future of higher education. In just two years, Dr. Byrd has helped to further transform the university and academics, a testament to his outstanding leadership, integrity, a...

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