Reconstructing your story after the trauma of losing a loved one to Suicide with Dr. Richard Brockman MD

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[Episode 125 of The Intentional Clinician Podcast]

In this episode, Paul Krauss MA LPC and Dr. Richard Brockman, MD discuss Dr. Brockman’s experience of loss, recovery, and self-discovery. Richard Brockman, a psychiatrist, dramatist, and survivor, explores his childhood trauma in Life After Death: Surviving Suicide. This very intimate look explores loss, perseverance, and the power of storytelling through the narrative of a man who has been broken and then rebuilt.

Richard Brockman, MD is a clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University and a visiting professor at the University of Namibia’s psychiatric department. He has received the Nancy C.A. Roeske Award for medical student education from the American Psychiatric Association and the Victor J. Teichner Visiting Scholar Award from the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry for his teaching. His plays have been presented off-Broadway and on worldwide venues.

“Once we had a language that included a past and a present and the future, once we could think about what had happened and transfer information to people about what might therefore happen, we were going to be telling stories.” – Margaret Atwood

Paul Krauss MA LPC is the Clinical Director of Health for Life Counseling Grand Rapids, home of The Trauma-Informed Counseling Center of Grand Rapids. Paul is also a Private Practice Psychotherapist, an Approved EMDRIA Consultant , host of the Intentional Clinician podcast, Behavioral Health Consultant, Clinical Trainer, and Counseling Supervisor. Paul is now offering consulting for a few individuals and organizations. Paul is the creator of the National Violence Prevention Hotline (in progress) as well as the Intentional Clinician Training Program for Counselors. Paul has been quoted in the Washington Post, NBC News, Wired Magazine, and Counseling Today. Questions? Call the office at 616-200-4433.

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Original Music:

”Alright” from the forthcoming album Mystic by PAWL (Spotify)

“Everybody Hurts” from Automatic for the People by R.E.M. (Spotify)

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