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Is doing for others good for you?

Acting in selfless ways – helping others – can make people feel like they have more control over their lives and can reduce feelings of despair. That’s according to new research. In their weekly conversation, WHYY’s Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb discuss the implications.

Is doing for others good for you?

Thoughtful discussions led by family psychologist Dan Gottlieb, Ph.D., Voices in the Family highlights issues and experiences that affect individuals and society with an emphasis on behavioral health and well being.  Dan addresses recent developments in the fields of psychology and sociology and brings his unique talents as a psychotherapist and radio professional to each interview and each caller. As such, the audience is treated to a radio experience that is both eye opening and heart opening.  Both the show and Dr. Dan have received numerous local and national awards.

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Coping With Toxic Shame

A lot of people carry shame – about who they are, things they’ve done – or failed to do. And when that shame becomes ov ...

Air Date: January 9, 2023

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Dealing with Imposter Syndrome

Do you ever feel like you're just not good enough at your job - that any moment, you could make a huge mistake, and everyone would realize that you're a fraud?

Air Date: March 11, 2022

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