The NFL Needs to Stop Promoting a Racial Slur

Jacqueline Pata, CEO of The National Congress for the American Indian, and Ray Halbritter of the Oneida Indian Nation, cite Dr. Mike’s scientific report as evidence of the harmful psychological effects of the Washington football team using a dictionary defined racial slur as its team name. http://time.com/4859656/washington-redskins-dan-snyder-supreme-court/

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The Arrogant Positivity of Fitness

Dr. Mike talks with Max Collins of Eve 6 and Kenny Carkeet of AwolNation about their new project Fitness, and how sometimes just being happy is rebellious. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/brick-brick/201707/the-arrogant-positivity-fitness

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Michael McGrady is a Chip Off the Old Block

Dr. Mike talks with actor Michael McGrady about confronting melanoma, toxic masculinity, and his complicated relationship with his father. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/brick-brick/201707/michael-mcgrady-is-chip-the-old-block

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The Washington football team’s legal victory isn’t a win worth celebrating

Washington Post cites Dr. Mike’s scientific report on the harmful effects of the Washington football mascot in its editorial on recent trademark case. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-washington-football-teams-victory-over-the-federal-trademark-office-isnt-a-win-worth-celebrating/2017/07/04/9e337e68-5cf7-11e7-a9f6-7c3296387341_story.html?utm_term=.3b18cf362f7c

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Paul Booth’s Dark Path to Enlightenment

Dr. Mike talks with tattoo artist Paul Booth about his unique approach where he helps people confront and heal trauma through the process of getting a tattoo. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/brick-brick/201707/paul-booth-s-dark-path-enlightenment

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Talking Metal Podcast

Dr. Mike talks with Mark Strigl of Talking Metal about everything from depression and addiction to recording with Joey Z of Life of Agony to lessons learned from John Joseph of Cro-Mags. http://talkingmetal.com/digital/2017/06/27/talking-metal-675-rock-n-roll-doctor-mike-friedman/

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John Joseph — Watering the Seed That Became Bloodclot

Dr. Mike talks with John Joseph of Cro-Mags about his new band Bloodclot, Positive Mental Attitude (PMA) and how sometimes obsession is the only path to success. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/john-joseph-watering-the-seed-that-became-bloodclot_us_59525b2ae4b0c85b96c65c94

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Kim Rancourt’s Shot Up Your Spine

Dr. Mike talks with musician Kim Rancourt about his new album and how exploring your roots is not about looking backwards, but about optimism and looking forward! https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/brick-brick/201706/kim-rancourt-s-shot-your-spine

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Vincent Castiglia’s Ethereal Road Map

Dr. Mike talks with artist Vincent Castiglia about his method, in which he only paints in blood. Castiglia discusses how his work is equal parts creativity and emotion regulation. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/brick-brick/201705/vincent-castiglia-s-ethereal-road-map

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