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Videos and Podcasts


  1. Loneliness, Hope at Last: Listen to this podcast in which Dr David Maynard interviews Dr Thomas Lynch and Erica Smith-Lynch to find out if RO DBT might be helpful for you.
  2. Emotional Overcontrol: Listen to this podcast if you are you someone who’s good at getting things done, following the rules and planning ahead. These can be wonderful traits to have but you may notice that focusing on doing everything right interferes with relaxing, enjoying life and connecting with others. This is known as “emotional over-control” or “OC” and today Marielle sits down with Neill Howell, MFT, to talk about it.


Dr. Thomas Lynch explains why we need a new treatment for people with too much self-control.

Thomas Lynch, Erica Smith-Lynch, Kevin Kloosterman and Natasha Parker discuss the beginnings of the treatment.

Ellen Astrachan-Fletcher from the Eating Recovery Center talks about RO DBT for their clients with eating disorders.

Kevin Kloosterman explains the bio-social theory of RO DBT during an interview with Natasha Parker on Mormon Mental Health Facebook

Join me tonight as I interview Kevin Kloosterman on Mormon Mental Health Facebook live tonight starting around 9:45-9:50 CST. We will be talking about a new evidence based treatment that is helpful for those dealing with chronic depression and anorexia. Feel free to share questions or comments here on this thread that we can address as we go.

Posted by Mormon Mental Health Podcast on Monday, 14 January 2019