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Tourette’s Syndrome as a Symptom of Character: Journal of Orgonomy Article



This episode features the narration of the article Tourette’s Syndrome as a Symptom of Character by Phillip Heller, M.D. from the Journal of Orgonomy volume 50 issue (2). Listen in to hear how Dr. Heller identified specific ways Jack protected himself from painful feelings including by becoming “frozen,” and how he helped him not only to get moving again, but also to live his life more fully. After the presentation, listen to further commentary by Peter A. Crist, M.D. about how Jack’s case highlights important principles of medical orgone therapy.

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The Briefest Treatment I Ever Provided: Journal of Orgonomy Article



This episode features the article The Briefest Treatment I Ever Provided by Theodota Chasapi, M.D. from the Journal of Orgonomy Volume 55 number 1 narrated by Hilary Kayle Crist. Listen in to hear how a newly-married young woman responded to Medical Orgone Therapy in one session and overcame her difficulties with her overbearing mother-in-law; improved her relationship with her husband and gained new self-awareness of how she handled her emotions.

If you’re interested in learning more about character diagnosis you can read Man In The Trap by Elsworth F. Baker, M.D.

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To Sleep, Perchance to Dream: A Conversation with Dr. Crist



This episode features a discussion with Peter A. Crist, M.D. about sleep. Dr. Crist talks with Dr. Burritt about the latest research, outlines a way to look at sleep functionally, and gives examples from literature, his practice and his own life about how sleep is so often ignored and yet vital to human functioning.

Dr. Crist quotes from the episode:

“Sleep is a spontaneous process.”

“There is no such thing as a bad dream.”

“What we don’t understand we ignore, neglect, or treat with contempt.”

“Sleep is essential for physical and emotional health.”

Journal of Orgonomy Issues mentioned during the episode:

Volume 41 Issue 1

Volume 42 Issue 2

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When Yelling Is Music: Journal of Orgonomy Article



This episode features the article When Yelling is Music by Virginia L. Whitener, Ph.D. from the Journal of Orgonomy Volume 56 number 1 narrated by Hilary Kayle Crist. The article is a beautiful vignette of a medical orgone therapist dealing with her patient’s difficulty with maintaining perspective during the resolution of a crisis by allowing the patient to express her feelings in therapy rather than by dismissing or dulling them.

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A Troubled 74-Year-Old Man Finally Gets the Right Diagnosis



This episode features the audio from one of the ACO case presentation series webinars, “A Troubled 74-Year-Old Man Finally Gets the Right Diagnosis.” In this episode, Philip Heller, M.D. tells Susan Marcel, D.O. about his 74-year-old patient who was feeling inferior, full of doubt, and isolated from others. Listen in to hear how Dr. Heller connected with his patient, what he saw in his symptoms and behaviors, and how the treatment resulted in a surprising response.

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Like Mother, Like Daughter



This episode features the audio from one of our ACO case presentation series webinars, “Like Mother, Like Daughter.” In this episode, Chris Burritt D.O. tells Edward Chastka, M.D. about his twelve-year-old patient, Olivia, who was anxious and withdrawn and brought for treatment by her parents. The mother, Sabrina, was also very anxious and by working with both the mother and daughter, Dr. Burritt learned just how profound an effect Sabrina had on her daughter. Listen in to hear more about Olivia and Sabrina’s struggle with anxiety and how they both made significant improvements in their lives.

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A Sexually Confused Young Man



This episode features the audio from one of our ACO case presentation series webinars, “A Sexually Confused Young Man.” In this episode, Edward Chastka, M.D. tells Dr. Burritt about Bill, a 19-year-old young man who came to him after being discharged from a psychiatric facility where he’d been hospitalized briefly after developing an acute psychosis. His psychotic episode appeared to have been triggered by the increased use of alcohol, cannabis and occasionally, amphetamines.

As Bill emerged from his psychosis, he revealed a history of confusion and fears about his sexuality. Initially, Dr. Chastka’s therapy focused on resolving Bill’s confused and psychotic thinking and then was directed toward helping him discern the relationship between his sexual fears and his paranoid and delusional thinking. Listen in to hear how Dr. Chastka helped Bill understand his sexual feelings and realize what kind of intimate relationship was best for him.

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ADHD: A Discussion With Dr. Susan Marcel



This episode features a discussion with Dr. Susan Marcel about ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). What exactly is ADHD? Does everyone with ADHD need to take medicine? Can medical orgone therapy help a patient with ADHD? Listen in to hear how Drs. Marcel and Burritt view ADHD and how they’re successfully treating their patients. If you’d like to learn more about a bioenergetic understanding of ADHD and read a full length patient story the article referenced in the discussion is available below.

Recommended Read: Impulsivity and Its Bioenergetic Relationship to ADHD by Dr. Peter Crist

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ACO Classic: Even a Marine Needs to Cry



We invite you to listen to a classic episode of our A Different Kind of Psychiatry Podcast which is an audio version of our webinar presentation, “Even a Marine Needs to Cry.” In this episode, Dale Rosin, D.O. shares the moving case of a retired Marine who presented with unusual and painful symptoms, unaware of what was going on with him emotionally. This encore case presentation demonstrates how a psychiatrist trained in the use of Medical Orgone Therapy can assess and treat a patient in distress with a rapid and positive result.

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A Single Encounter Had an Incredible Effect on a Teenaged Boy



This episode features the audio from one of the ACO case presentation series webinars. Jackie Bosworth M.D. tells Dr. Burritt about an adolescent named Stevie who had to be physically restrained, but she resolved a tense situation and brought him relief. Listen in to hear how Dr. Bosworth was able to connect with Stevie and show him and the staff another approach to emotional and physical distress.

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