Category Archives: Spiritual Psychiatry

11/14/12 – Dr. Hildy™ Welcomes Back Dr. David Gersten – Part 2 – Integrative Psychiatry: Miracles Vs. Madness

Integrative Psychiatry:

Miracles Vs. Madness
(Part 2)

Integrative psychiatrist, Dr. David Gersten wrote:

Are You Getting Enlightened or Losing Your Mind?

A Psychiatrist’s Guide for Mastering Paranormal and Spiritual Experience

…to help bridge that gap.

Dr. Hildy™ welcomes back – Dr. David Gersten to share,
in Show No. 2, his intimate knowledge about: 

 ~ Integrative Psychiatry: Miracles Vs. Madness ~

OneCellOneLight™Radio | Blog Talk Radio
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 –1:00-3:00PM Pacific
(2-4pm Mountain; 3-5pm Central, 4-6pm Eastern)

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CLICK Here to Listen Live and for the archives after the show date:

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/onecellonelightradio/2012/11/14/11-14-12-dr-hildy-dr-david-gersten–miracles-vs-madness

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Your head will collapse, but there’s nothing in it and you’ll ask yourself:
‘Where is my mind?’” – The Pixies

This week on One Cell, One Light Radio, Dr. Hildy™ welcomes back Dr. David Gersten, author of Are You Getting Enlightened Or Losing Your Mind? to continue their discussion about his book and prevailing attitudes in our culture when it comes to the spiritual and paranormal.

Their continuing discussion will focus on the Miracles vs. Madness of Integrative Psychiatry. Said Dr. Gersten, “…after I had been in private practice, it struck me that psychiatry never bothered to even try to define what the mind is. Psychiatry now leans towards being the ‘brain field’ but psychiatry had not done anything I could perceive that increased our understanding of the mind…and treatment with medications was not based on any scientific lab tests. Neurology is really the ‘brain field.’  (Click On Image To Enlarge)

Only through decades of studying sacred Eastern texts did I begin to understand the mind. In the sixties, several Harvard psychologists were turning to the East for answers. They did an experiment in which a yogi was given LSD. And what happened? Nothing happened. That leads me to the belief that the mind is at least partly physical. The yogi, through spiritual practice, had transcended his mind. Hence, when given a powerful mind-altering drug, there was no mind to be acted upon.”

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10/3/12 – Dr. Hildy™ and Dr. David Gersten: Are You Getting Enlightened Or Losing Your Mind?


Integrative psychiatrist, Dr. David Gersten wrote:

Are You Getting Enlightened or Losing Your Mind?—

  A Psychiatrist’s Guide for Mastering Paranormal and Spiritual Experience

…to help bridge that gap.
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Dr. Hildy™ welcomes back – Dr. David Gersten to share with us his intimate knowledge about: ~ Spirituality and Psychiatry ~

OneCellOneLight™Radio | Blog Talk Radio
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 1:00-3:00PM Pacific
(2-4pm Mountain; 3-5pm Central, 4-6pm Eastern)
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CLICK Here to Listen Live and for the archives after the show date:
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/onecellonelightradio/2012/10/03/10312–dr-hildy–spiritual-integrative-psychiatry

HOUR 1 AUDIO: HOUR 2 AUDIO:

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Comedienne Lily Tomlin once asked, “Why is it that it’s called prayer when we talk to God, but when he answers back it’s called schizophrenia?”

Though framed as a joke, this outlines the prevailing attitude in Western culture when it comes to the spiritual and paranormal.  Almost half of all Americans claim to have had an unusual spiritual experience and as many more have had problems handling stress, anxiety and depression, but rarely are these two experiences considered to be related.

This week on One Cell One Light Radio, Dr. Hildy™ welcomes returning guest Dr. David Gersten to discuss his book, Are You Getting Enlightened Or Losing Your Mind?    Dr. Gersten strives to destigmatize spirituality, altered states of consciousness, visionary experiences, extrasensory perceptions, paranormal phenomena, and other important experiences so that patients can discuss them without being labeled crazy by their psychiatrists.

Dr. Gersten practices Integrative Psychiatry and Nutritional Medicine out of his office in Encinitas, California. He regards his work as truly holistic, truly about the body, mind, and spirit. His psycho-spiritual counseling involves interactive guided imagery, meditation, use of the breath, and body-centered-trauma-resolution. He published Atlantis The Imagery Newsletter for 7 years, and served as the imagery consult on 18 books published by Rodale Press/Prevention Magazine. He writes a monthly column on Alternative Medicine for The Life Connection Newspaper. About one-third of his articles deal with psycho-spiritual issues.

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