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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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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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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episode, Chris Burritt D.O. tells Edward Chastka, M.D. about his twelve-year-old patient, Olivia, who was anxious and withdrawn and brought for treatment by her parents.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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Problems of Childhood Self-Regulation in an Age of Permissiveness: Journal of Orgonomy Article



This episode features the narration of the article Problems of Childhood Self-Regulation in an Age of Permissiveness by Peter A. Crist, M.D. reprinted in the Journal of Orgonomy Volume 46 number 2. Originally published in Volume 33 in 1999, Dr. Crist’s article is even more applicable today as parenting has become increasingly indulgent in today’s anti-authority social environment. We hope you’ll share this important information with parents and educators so that those responsible for child-care can have a functional perspective, free of both moralism and an “anything goes” lenient approach.

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Beyond Tantrums: Connecting with a Troubled Three-Year-Old



This episode features the audio from one of our ACO case presentation series webinars, “Beyond Tantrums: Connecting with a Troubled Three-Year-Old” In this episode, Alberto Foglia, M.D. tells Dr. Burritt about a three-year-old girl named Aline that he’s treating for terrible tantrums, problems sleeping, and silly clown-like behavior. He explains how her treatment vividly demonstrates a key discovery of Wilhem Reich which is fundamental for Medical Orgone Therapy.

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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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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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A Family Deals With Its Emotions: Part I – A Discussion with Dr. Chris Burritt



This episode features a discussion with Chris Burritt, D.O. about his article published in the Journal of Orgonomy entitled, “A Family Deals with Its Emotions: Part I.” After reading the article about two parents managing their young child’s emotional upheaval, Dr. Burritt discusses with Susan Marcel, D.O. how he has helped this family and others balance emotional expression with restraint when it comes to healthy ways for both children and parents to express themselves. He also addresses a parent’s counter-productive emotional character traits, and how to manage the way parents relate to each other.

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Using Play in the Therapy of an Angry Little Girl



This episode features the audio from one of the ACO case presentation series webinars. Salvatore Iacobello, M.D., tells Dr. Burritt about his six-year-old patient Kayla, who had episodes of anger as well as severe temper tantrums mostly at home, while she was well behaved at school. Her parents sought treatment with Dr. Iacobello because they were unable to effectively deal with this out-of-control child.

Dr. Iacobello utilized play in Kayla’s therapy, providing her with an outlet for emotional expression. Using play also gave the child the opportunity to have the emotional contact she very much needed. Find out how Dr. Iacobello’s methods resulted in a marked reduction of anger episodes and temper tantrums, as well as a significant and positive change in Kayla’s functioning.

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Two Possessed Girls: A Discussion with Dr. Alberto Foglia



This episode features a discussion with Alberto Foglia, M.D. about his article in the Journal of Orgonomy entitled “Two Possessed Girls.” After reading the article about two young girls with disturbing and violent behaviors, he discusses with Dr. Burritt how he approached their treatment highlighting key elements of medical orgone therapy.

*This episode includes some mature language*

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