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Chicago Psychology Podcast

May 28, 2019

In episode 9, Kyle and I speak with Dr. Colleen Cira, a licensed clinical psychologist, and trauma therapist. Dr. Cira owns and operates the Cira Center for Behavioral Health, a group practice in Chicago and Oak Park IL. Colleen discusses the differences between big “t” and little “t” trauma, being a trauma...


May 21, 2019

In episode 8 of the Chicago Psychology Podcast, Dr. Hoye talks with Allen Vandever, a contemporary artist in Chicago, IL.  Childhood fractured is a non-profit, artists collective that educates the public about childhood sexual abuse and works toward prevention.  

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May 14, 2019

In episode 7, Kyle and Scott speak with Lisanne Vaci and Liz Crowe from the Chicago Fire Department's Human Relations Department.  They discuss the history of and growth of the employee assistance program at the CFD, their therapeutic and educational work with first responders, self-care as trauma workers, and trends...


May 7, 2019

In today’s episode of the Chicago Psychology Podcast, Scott and Kyle interview Dr. Suzana Flores, the author of Untamed: The Psychology of Marvel’s Wolverine. Dr. Flores discusses her book and her own journey of trauma and recovery.  She reflects on the history of trauma and grief of Logan, a.k.a. Wolverine, and...