In this episode, Matt and Sarah chat with Emilio Goldenhersch, CSO of Mindcotine, about their smoking cessation platform. Emilio tells of his world travels and how the idea of Mindcotine came to be. Emilio also shares some of the research behind mindfulness and smoking cessation and tells of exciting next steps for Mindcotine.
For this episode, Matt and Sarah speak with Brooke Jones of the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation, about the tremendous benefit we can all enjoy from…. just being kind. Take a listen, take notes, then go out and make the world a better place!
Matt has a chat with Brennan Speigel, Director of Health Services Research at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. Brennan is an expert in the application of therapeutic VR, and the author of the book VRx: How Virtual Therapeutics will Revolutionize Medicine – and that’s the main topic of conversation on today’s episode! There is – of course – a brief interlude where Brennan graces Matt with some beatbox as well.
Matt and Debbie speak with Jenn Hensel and Urvi Sanghvi, founding members of the Avielle Foundation, an organization that began in the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
Matt has a chat with Neill Epperson, MD – Chair of the Psychiatry department at the Anschutz Medical Campus – for a compelling discussion on the present state of mental health care here in the United States.