Keith Kurlander, MA, LPC

Dr. Will Van Derveer

Meaning Making and Intergenerational Trauma – Keith Kurlander & Will Van Derveer – HPP 117

What exactly is trauma? How many people actually carry trauma in their bodies? How do we know the actual source of our trauma’s when it’s not a specific event that happened? What if the source of one’s trauma is intergenerational—passed down from previous generations?

In today’s episode, we take a deeper look at these difficult questions that need answers in order to heal on the personal and collective level in society.

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Keith Kurlander, MA, LPC

Dr. Will Van Derveer

Nature-Deficit Disorder Balance – Keith Kurlander & Dr. Will Van Derveer – HPP 116

As a society we have become more and more disconnected with nature. This phenomenon and the psychological and physical stress it has placed on many of us is referred to as Nature-Deficit Disorder. It’s a growing problem that was only heightened by the pandemic. Nature can regulate the nervous system in ways that are difficult to attain otherwise. Nature is truly food for the soul.

In today’s episode we’ll dive deep into a discussion on the correlation between nature and mental health, and discuss our personal experiences with nature’s healing power.

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Keith Kurlander, MA, LPC

Dr. Will Van Derveer

Ambition, Goal Setting, and Balance – Keith Kurlander & Dr. Will Van Derveer – HPP 114

Culturally, ambition is often talked about in relation to career or professional goals. However, ambition is a conversation that can be a very relevant part of various areas of your life. And while it’s amazing to be ambitious, it’s equally important to focus on enjoying the journey all along the way.

In today’s episode, we’ll take a deep dive into a conversation around ambition, goal setting and balance. Join us as we discuss the importance of setting goals and embracing the journey along the way. We’ll also share some of our personal ambitions and our experience navigating the journey to achieving them.

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Dan Go

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind – Dan Go – HPP 113

In today’s episode, we are joined by fitness expert Dan Go as he discusses his healing journey and how it led to him becoming the #1 body transformation coach for entrepreneurs. Studies have shown that regular exercise can reduce anxiety, depression, and stress while improving cognitive function, self-esteem and overall mental wellness. Listen in as we dive deep into the topic of fitness, mental health, and how they fit together to improve our quality of life.

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Joan Borysenko, PhD

Facing Death, Living Life – Dr. Joan Borysenko – HPP 112

In today’s episode, we’re joined by New York Times bestselling author and world-renowned mind/body connection expert Dr. Joan Borysenko. During our time together, we discuss her thoughts about death, the grieving process, and the importance of living a fulfilling life. Dr. Borysenko also shares how she and her husband came face to face with death and the renewed sense of gratitude they found on the other side of both experiences.

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Keith Kurlander, MA, LPC

Dr. Will Van Derveer

Spirituality and the Shadow – Keith Kurlander & Dr. Will Van Derveer – HPP 111

The pursuit of spiritual development can take many twists and turns, sometimes showing us where we are growing and sometimes showing us where our shadow continues to operate unabated. In spiritual communities, unexamined unconscious material can get amplified causing significant suffering.

In today’s episode, Will and Keith share what they learned from experiences with gurus and in being members of spiritual communities in the past. They share openly about the ways they saw their own and others’ shadow material emerge in their deep dives in very different spiritual traditions.

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Resmaa Menakem

“The Quaking of America” – Resmaa Menakem – HPP 110

In today’s episode, we are joined by New York Times bestselling author Resmaa Menakem. Resmaa is returning to the podcast to discuss his new book “The Quaking of America”, where he takes a deeper dive into structural racism and its roots in American politics and the political landscape today. We discuss the January 6th insurrection and the path forward during heightened times in such a divided nation.

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