Hi visitors and FeelingGood.com members,
Recently I posted my most “trivial” blog ever, an incredibly charming cat photo from my brilliant colleague, Helen Yeni-Komshian, MD. Now I cannot resist the urge to post another fantastic cat photo, this one supplied by another brilliant colleague, Jill Levitt, PhD.
You may recall Jill from the live therapy with Mark. She was my co-therapist. If you didn’t catch it, it is one of the Feeling Good Podcasts, which you can find on my website, feelinggood.com.
You will soon get to meet Helen as well, as she is going to join Fabrice and me for the first two podcasts in our upcoming series on the Five Secrets of Effective Communication! That series will start in a week or so, so stay tuned to the Podcasts!
Jill and Helen are also my two co-leaders at our weekly psychotherapy group at Stanford. We meet Tuesdays from 5 to 7:30, and our group is open to Bay Area mental health professionals as well as graduate students in any type of mental health training program. The group is free of charge, and pretty wonderful! The Tuesday group is a highlight of my week, along with our Sunday hikes.
You can read about my late and most beloved cat, Obie, who become my personal friend, at this link, if you are interested. We lost him about a year ago, and I am still grieving our loss, as is my wife. Our pets give us so much. Cat and dog lovers will know exactly what I mean.
Have a great Thanksgiving everyone. I am thankful for so many of you who are now reading the blogs and listening to the Feeling Good Podcasts and blogs on my website. Each day, the messages now go out to many thousands of individuals!
My live FB broadcasts have been moved to 3 PM Pacific (California) Time every Sunday afternoon. I hope you can join us! The show is for therapists and the general public alike. If you cannot join us live, you can download the shows and listen any time that’s convenient for you!
Feel free to submit questions you’d like me to cover in these shows. Your questions drive the discussion each Sunday afternoon!
How to Find My FB Broadcasts
Click on my Facebook tab on https://feelinggood.com/ if you’d like to watch me each week on my Live Facebook broadcast each Sunday afternoon around 3 p.m. PST. Make sure to “like” my Public Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/DavidBurnsMD/ so you can watch it on my page or yours.
Join me as I answer mental health questions from viewers — therapists and non-therapists alike — from all over the world. Type your question in the Facebook feed and I’ll do my best to answer it.
If you miss the broadcast you can watch the saved videos on my Facebook page! Also, viewers can watch these Live Facebook broadcasts as well as other interesting TEAM-CBT videos on the Feeling Good Institute’s YouTube channel!
The David and Fabrice Feeling Good Podcasts
Fabrice and I hope you also enjoy our Feeling Good Podcasts, and also hope you can leave some positive comments for us and some five star ratings if you like what we’re doing! We are already enjoying 25,000 downloads per month from listeners like you. Thank you so much for your support of our podcasts!
At least one listener has had problems leaving an iTunes review from his i-phone, so Fabrice has created some simple to follow instructions if you need help.
Try to move from blog to facebook David sir…You can reach more people by facebook…facebook is the new thing….We would love to see you more on facebook. Post your staffs there more…
Thank you, Fahim. All my blogs are already posted on my public Facebook page. In addition, every Sunday at 3 to 4 PM California time, I do a live video Q and A session on FB. If there is something more I can or should do, let me know. I am a novice to social media and always appreciate suggestions! I actually have two FB pages, the public one and the personal one. But I barely know how to work with either one! I do get a little help from a colleague, Lisa Kelley. david
By the way, what is the update of your new book “Feeling Great” sir? We are eagerly waiting for that book..
Thanks! I will get back to working on it shortly. I have had 15 major presentations at conferences this fall, and the last will be five talks at the Evolution of Psychotherapy Conference in Anaheim. Preparing all the presentations plus handouts and Power Points has been a major task. Now that I am almost done, I will have time to budget to my first love, writing for you! david
Hi Dr. David,
Just wanted to wish you and your family a very happy and healthy Thanksgiving! Love your work and will spread the word. Where do you get all your energy??!!
Thanks, Phil. I have one secret–a nice big cup of coffee in the morning. Works wonders! Also, it helps if you (more or less) enjoy what you’re doing (most of the time)! Of course, we all have our “down” times, too, when we hit the inevitable bumps in the road. But I usually bounce back pretty fast. Have a great Thanksgiving! david