On this encore episode of the Psychology Talk Podcast, Scott and Kyle are joined by Dr. Regina Hess, Ph.D. Dr. Hess is a nurse, clinical psychologist, and a Gestalt and Transpersonal psychotherapist, researcher, educator, and supervisor. She holds degrees in transpersonal and transcultural psychology. She serves on the board of several European professional Societies. Including the European Transpersonal Association (EUROTAS), and the Mind: European Foundation for Psychedelic Science. Dr. Hess discusses her career trajectory and the pivotal moment when she survived the 2004 Tsunami. This experience and the near-death experience that attended it were instrumental in her becoming a transpersonal psychologist. We also discuss the state of research into psychedelic therapies in Europe, for which she serves as faculty for the teaching of integrating these medicines into psychotherapy. This is an engaging, personal, and informative interview.
The Psychology Talk Podcast is a unique conversation about psychology around the globe. Your hosts Dr. Scott Hoye and licensed clinical professional counselor Kyle Miller talk about psychology with mental health practitioners and experts to keep you informed about issues and trends in the industry. They also tackle mental health trends and issues in their home: Chicago.