This week’s episode is a heavy hitter that deals with an important and current topic- the mental health crisis of modern society. Jessica is joined by clinical psychologist Kristin Vikjord Paternotte, and they talk about Kristin’s work integrating holistic therapies like yoga and meditation into her clinical practice, and the trends of healthcare in Norway. The women discuss the pros and cons of the Western/Eastern medicinal approaches, as well as the importance of self-inquiry, shadow work, and learning how to understand our emotional bodies when dealing with mental health and happiness.
Kristin’s personal website
Book: The Body Keeps the Score by
Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.