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Seize The Moment Podcast


Dec 1, 2019

On episode 30, we welcome clinical psychologist Dr. Meg Van Deusen to discuss the widespread increase in anxiety and tech addiction, how they relate to our relationships with others, and how to reduce loneliness and depression through compassion, empathy, and connectivity. Her new book is called Stressed in the U.S.: 12 Tools to Tackle Anxiety, Loneliness, Tech-Addiction, and More.

Amazon Link For Stressed in the U.S.: https://www.amazon.com/Stressed-U-S-Anxiety-Loneliness-Tech-Addiction/dp/1734032413/ref=sr_1_1keywords=stressed+in+the+u.s.&qid=1575226053&sr=8-1

Meg Van Deusen, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and mindfulness practitioner in private practice since 1994. She received her BA in English from Santa Clara University in 1985 and her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in Los Angeles in 1992. She has worked with children, adolescents, and adults both in inpatient and outpatient settings throughout the Los Angeles and Seattle areas. Her knowledge of and passion for attachment theory, mindfulness, interpersonal neurobiology, sleep and dreams informs her belief that meaningful connection with ourselves and others helps us handle stress.

Leon Garber is a philosophical writer, contemplating and elucidating the deep recesses of man's soul. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor/Psychotherapist — specializing in Existential Psychotherapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and Trauma Therapy — and manages a blog exploring issues of death, self-esteem, love, freedom, life-meaning, and mental health/mental illness, from both empirical and personal viewpoints.

Alen D. Ulman is a content creator and life long auto-didact. Alen manages the page Ego Ends Now which is a growing community for expanding consciousness with vital information about science, medicine, self actualization, philosophy, psychology and methods to overcome identification with compulsive thought. The purpose of Ego Ends Now is to make sure to give everyone in it's community every tool available to add levity in their own lives, making it a very real possibility for them to create a life of their own design, and help impact the world and our global community positively.

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Amazon Link For Stressed in the U.S.: https://www.amazon.com/Stressed-U-S-Anxiety-Loneliness-Tech-Addiction/dp/1734032413/ref=sr_1_1keywords=stressed+in+the+u.s.&qid=1575226053&sr=8-1