In this episode, Matt and Rick sat down with Pixar’s Pete Docter, director of the movie Inside Out and many other classics from the legendary animation studio.
In this episode, Matt sits down (again) with Justin Kruger, the founder of Project Helping, a volunteer network founded not only with the intention of bettering communities, but benefiting the mental wellness of it’s volunteers.
In this episode, Matt and Rick interview Representative Leslie Herod at the Capitol Building in downtown Denver. Rep. Herod is the first LGBTQ African American in the General Assembly, and has been fighting for crucial new legislation to better the community she comes form, and Denver as a whole.
In this episode, hosts Matt and Debbie interview Noah Robinson, a graduate student at Vanderbilt University who is exploring how VR can be used to treat addiction. He talks about how games like VRChat can help people become who they want to be, and his own experience navigating depression by turning to online communities. This is the second episode our team recorded at the VR Voice conference in Tucson Arizona.
In this episode, Matt and Debbie interview Elizabeth McMahon, a psychologist who opened a private practice after over 30 years at Kaiser Permanante. She’s one of the first therapists to adopt Virtual Reality as a method for treatment of anxiety, phobias and other behavior health conditions. Elizabeth and Debbie are working on a book about the clinical applications of VR, which will be available soon!
For this episode, Matt, Rick and Debbie interview Dama Dipayana, a partner here at the Center and true renaissance woman. Topics range from her video production company, Be Frank, to her new project Manatee, an app designed to provide an AI Companion and therapy for kids with behavioral disorders, to her time in Sri Lanka providing care for elephants, to her experience as a female entrepreneur in tech and finance.
This episode is a continuation of Matt and Rick’s live interview with Dr. Walter Greenleaf. If you haven’t already, make sure to listen to part 1!
In this episode, Matt and Rick interview Dr. Walter Greenleaf, a distinguished Stanford scholar and internationally recognized pioneer in the field of digital medicine. Viewed as a founder and leading force in the use of VR for behavioral therapy, Walter pops the hood on VR, and its potential as a scaleable solution for mental health care.
This episode was recorded in front of a live audience at CU Denver’s Downtown Campus. This recording took place at the TEDxMileHigh Adventure event as a followup to Matt’s TED Talk.