On The Couch Radio

A Radio Program Saturdays, 12:30pm on 94.3 FM
The goal of this program is to give back to our community–to offer practical psycho-educational topics and resources to our local community. Dr. Kuna and guests discuss issues in psychology, health, and wellness–with particular attention to offering practical insights on improving and the maintaining mental, physical and spiritual health to the listening community. Weekly broadcasts will be available here, SoundClound, our Facebook page, and the iTunes Store. Show suggestions or ideas? Have an interest in becoming a guest on the show? Please contact us at the below email: kenneth.luck@jgkpsydassoc.onmicrosoft.com, or complete the contact us form.

August 15, 2017

Kathleen’s Crusade: Resources for Victims of Domestic Violence

In January 2014 Karen Kavenough lost her beloved sister, Kathleen, to domestic violence. Karen has since created Kathleen’s Crusade, who, in conjunction with Women’s Resource Center, arduously work […]
August 15, 2017

Stress and Food: Mindless eating or Mindful Eating

Dr. Judson Brewer, Director of Research, Center for Mindfulness, University of Massachusetts Medical School, discusses the connection between stress and over-eating, as well as how mindfulness […]
August 15, 2017

Breaking Bad Habits with Dr. Judson Brewer

Dr. Kuna, Dr. Judson Brewer, and Phillip Sallavanti discuss the connection between mindfulness and bad habits–whether that be smoking, overeating, or any other host of behaviors that we do […]
August 15, 2017

Specail Guest: Allison LaRussa discusses the opiod epidemic

Dr. Kuna and Allison LaRussa discuss drug addiction, recovery, and Scranton’s recent national news attention regarding its expanding opiod epidemic. Special guest Allison LaRussa is a […]
August 15, 2017

Practical Parenting, I

Very special guest Dr. Joane Wilson, creator of the F.A.S.T. Program (Family Attachment Skills Training) discusses the effectiveness of her method for behavioral change for children […]
August 15, 2017

Nutrition and Mental Health

Dietitian Marissa Puleo discusses the role food plays in our health, well-being, and mental health. Marissa offers non-traditional approaches to healthy eating, including mindful eating and intuitive eating.
August 15, 2017

Addiction Treatment Options:

Amy and Kelly from Pyramid Healthcare join Dr. Kuna to discuss the array of services they offer for addiction treatment.
August 15, 2017

Anxiety, Fear and Being Human:

Discussion of the adaptive nature of anxiety, what anxiety is, and whether it should be considered an ‘illness’ that needs to be treated across all cases […]
August 15, 2017

Benzodiazipines, Tolerance and Palliative Care:

Discussion of the use benzodiazapines to treat anxiety as a form of palliative care (something that only treats symptoms, not root causes of anxiety), as well […]
August 15, 2017

Practical Parenting:

Dr. Kuna discusses parenting styles and offers practical suggestions that may help parents, particularly when dealing with oppositional behavior.
August 15, 2017

Growth Pathways:

Discussion on how to foster “Growth Pathways”–simple and practical behaviors that can enhance our interpersonal relationships (significant others, co-workers, family, friends).
August 15, 2017

Stages of Change:

Discussion of the revised model of Stages of Change. This model is used to conceptualize the process of intentional behavior change. Although often applied to addiction, […]