Conversations on Psychotherapy and Male Mental Health | David Puder, MD

Today we are joined by Dr. David Puder for a fascinating dive into psychotherapy and the male mental health revolution. Dr. Puder discusses the ins and outs of psychotherapy: revealing what makes a good therapist and why this process actually works. Drew and David unpack the current state of male mental health discussing topics like sensitivity as a man, navigating fatherhood, and evolving our view on masculinity. They also discuss cultivating mental fortitude, creative expression, and bringing the conversation of psychiatry to the masses.

0:00 Intro

2:46 From Football to Rowing: Cultivating Mental Fortitude

8:15 An Evolving Approach to Psychotherapy

12:30 Does Psychotherapy work?

13:40 What Makes a Good Therapist

17:37 Turning Chaos into Mental Organization

20:57 Bringing Psychiatry Conversations to the Masses

29:14 How AI Can Change Psychology

35:19 Male Mental Health Revolution

48:22 Sensitivity & Empathy as a Therapist

54:23 Understanding Psychopathy as a Therapist

1:01:28 The Big 5 – Evaluating a Patient

1:06:16 Navigating Fatherhood

1:08:32 Creative Expression Through Painting

1:10:17 Conclusion

Dr. David Puder went to U.C. Berkeley and majored in Molecular and Cellular Biology while competing on the Cal Rowing Team. His senior year they won the team national championship. After, he went to Loma Linda School of Medicine and subsequently spent a year doing internal medicine, then completed his psychiatry residency at Loma Linda. He joined the faculty of Loma Linda University, where he is the medical director of a partial program and intensive outpatient program for people with medical and psychiatric issues called “MEND”. David is also the host of the Psychiatry & Psychotherapy Podcast.

The dark triad episode:

The BIG 5:

Dr. Ed Tronick:

Dr. Puder’s podcast:

Dr. Puder Instagram:

Leaders in men’s mental health mentioned: Kevin Gruenberg and his organization: Love, Dad Kevin Love:

Carson Daily:,even%20thinking%E2%80%A6it%20was%20taboo.

Greg Scott Brown:

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Connect with Dr. Drew Ramsey: Instagram: Website:

Drew Ramsey, MD

Drew Ramsey, M.D. is a psychiatrist, author, and farmer. He is a clear voice in the mental health conversation and one of psychiatry’s leading proponents of using nutritional interventions. He is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

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