Dr Hanan Bushkin is a renowned psychologist and head of the Anxiety and Trauma Clinic in Johannesburg. He has worked for more than 20 years on the problem of behavioural patterns and its effect on mood and cognition, as well as in frontline crisis intervention and organisational training.
Catch him every Monday, live on The Gareth Cliff Show, as he tackles various issues related to mental well-being, and how we can better relate to each other in life and work.
English Explicit South AfricaSociety & Culture · Health & FitnessAuthored by Dr Hanan Bushkin
Dr Hanan joins the show to discuss confirmation bias, that nifty little brain glitch where we cherry-pick info that backs up our beliefs. It’s like getting stuck in a ‘yes-man’ echo chamber. Gareth, Leigh-Ann and Bakh’abantu try unravel the complexities behind the lens.
This week, Dr Hanan provides advice based on an email from a father asking for tools to compartmentalise his work mentality to maintain a happy family mindset. He emphasises the significance of goal setting for ensuring quality time with loved ones.
We received a request from Ashleigh for Dr Hanan, on how to deal with grief from the other side of the world. Having moved to the USA from South Africa, she's having a tough time supporting her family after a recent death. Dr Hanan shares some words of wisdom.
Ending a relationship is like a negotiation, according to Dr Hanan. He talks the team through the stages of a break-up in today’s age - including where kids are involved, in romantic relationships, as well as ending friendships.
The team delves into whether or not you should actually trust your feelings. Dr Hanan Bushkin gives advice on how to navigate platonic relationships when you don't like your friend's partner, how to foster a relationship with an estranged parent, and more!
Dr Hanan Bushkin questions Gareth about how he makes sense of getting older after his recent birthday. The audience sends in some questions for the doc to answer, including dealing with an addict in a relationship.
Dr Hanan has some advice about a listener’s tricky love triangle situation. He shares some words of wisdom and also speaks to Gareth and the team about suicide and the definition of chemical imbalances.
It’s an open Q&A session with the doc this week, and the comment section is full of questions! Is colour psychology nonsense? Is there more to confidence than just feeling good and knowing who you are?
Should you fight for a relationship to survive if your partner ends it? Dr Hanan advises Bakh'abantu about his ex-girlfriend, while dropping many pearls of wisdom that we can all apply to many types of partnerships.
Gareth wants to know why celebrities are so desperate to showcase their wealth, and why some are so focused on sharing every part of their personal lives with their fans. Dr Hanan offers some possible explanations.
Dr. Hanan Bushkin gives advice on how to stop procrastinating and get things done, using discipline and motivation… two of his favorite subjects to talk about.
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