Category ArchiveTMB-Podcast

ByDr. Berney

The BioPsychoSocial Aspect of Depression (TMB91)


We all experience depression at times in our life. However, for some, those common symptoms turn into a more serious, debilitating condition. In fact, some of our “heroes” – such as Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, actor Own Wilson, and NFL Hall Of Fame Terry Bradshaw – experience severe depression, despite having what many would consider an “ideal life.” Read More

ByDr. Berney

Ready or Not, Here Comes School! (TMB90/PEP28)



Given the topic, this podcast is being posted for both The Mental Breakdown and the Paedeia Education Podcast. We have taken a bit of a break with the Paedeia podcast, but we hope that it will be up and running again very soon.

The new school starts within the next few weeks for most students. And having a clean transition back to school from their summer break is an important aspect to starting off the year on a positive note. Read More

ByDr. Berney

Determining Your Parenting Style (TMB89)


Your parenting style – the way in which you interact with your child and the expectations/demands you place on him/her – is dependent on a variety of factors. Some factors are much more obvious than others, but it is important that we consider these influences so that we can adjust and make sure that we are using the parenting skills our child needs to become happy, healthy, and self-sufficient. Read More

ByDr. Berney

Mental Health and Student Athletes (TMB87)


We tend to consider athletes to be mentally strong, stable, and confident. We watch them compete in front of thousands of spectators, and can only imagine them as having a tremendous ability to focus and tune-out various forms of stress.

The reality, however, is that athletes experience stress. They become overwhelmed and frustrated. Mental health issues can have a profound effect on the athlete’s physical and emotional performance. In this podcast, Dr. Berney talks about three important factors parents of student athletes should consider when encouraging and promoting their children’s involvement in sports.

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ByDr. Berney

Fear is the Path to the Dark Side (TMB86)


“Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.” Yoda (Star Wars I – Phantom Menace, 1999) Read More

ByDr. Berney

Video Games and Exercise? (TMB85)

Some of the most common questions we get from parents of children and adolescents are all about video games. How long should I allow my child to play? What kind of games are OK for my child? Why can he play video games for so long, but cannot work on his homework for 15 minutes at a time? Can anything good come out of playing video games? Read More

ByDr. Berney

Help! I Feel Trapped! (TMB84)


One of the most challenging and frustrating feelings we can ever experience is the feeling of being trapped. The feeling that we have no options, no control, no escape.  Read More

ByDr. Berney

The Key to a Healthy Relationship (TMB83)


What would you say is the most important key to a healthy relationship? Some would say having common interests. Others would say a healthy sex life. Still others might say having similar life goals.  But the underlying facet of all these things – and many others – is COMMUNICATION. Read More