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Trauma Healing Learning 4: Being Human Part 1 (with Dan Gottlieb, PhD)

May 25, 2022


Dr. Dan Gottlieb always knew he wanted to be a therapist. But when he was in an accident that rendered him a quadrapelgic early into his career, Gottlieb’s life and practice shifted in significant ways. The former host of WHYY’s Voices in the Family, clinical psychologist and self-proclaimed human practices from his heart. In this two part Trauma Healing Learning, gain wisdom from Louise’s conversations with Dr. Gottlieb. Hear about the origins of his career and his struggles with an undiagnosed learning disability, how his SCI changed the way he approached therapy and his advice for young quads.

Our theme music is Victoria Vox. Music in this episode is:

Lonely Fish by Sascha Ende®



Blink of an Eye Podcast is sponsored by I C THAT — The Integrative Center for Trauma Healing, Advocacy and Transformation: a non-profit created as a national resource to help change the way we respond to Spinal Cord Injury to include trauma healing approaches for families and medical teams across the U.S.  I C THAT provides a national team of SCI specialized doctors for expert opinions in the first hours of crisis, a Multidisciplinary Family Support & Navigation Team for SCI families lead by SCI families for the first 30 days of crisis, and a National Resource Library of trauma informed responses for the first hours and days after injury specialized for families, friends and SCI medical staff. I C THAT also offers a Registry of Medically Unexpected SCI Recoveries.  I C THAT will host the inaugural conference The Science of Trauma: Hope for Trauma Healing October 6, 2022.  To donate and find out more, visit

Blink of an Eye is sponsored by Baltimore Mediation. Since 1993, Baltimore Mediation has been leading the way in a relational approach to conflict and problem solving.  They are national leaders in teaching and providing fully immersive and experiential on-line training in mediation and conflict transformation skills for professionals and parents. Register for the next course at   The quality of your interactions at work, at home and in your daily life will be transformed! And, you will create more well-being–for yourself and others.  Better process. Better outcome. Baltimore Mediation.

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