DrFrankMurphy

Changing the Show Name

by DrFrankMurphy

 - Thu, Apr 29 2010

I talked to Dr. John Sklar today. I told him I thought I should change the name of the show to "Psyche and Soma in the Afternoon." He said it was too cute. I agree. So barring horrific upheaval somewhere that I am aware of (that is related to this) the show will be called "Psyche and Soma" at some point. I know the logo changed... the show name hasn't changed yet and won't officially change until after our awesome May 12th episode during which the psychiatrist and the somiatrist interview Michael Brown, author of The Presence Process.

By the way, "psyche", means, according to dictionary.com:

–noun

1.    Classical Mythology. a personification of the soul, which in the form of a beautiful girl was loved by  Eros.
2.    (lowercase) the human soul, spirit, or mind (Blogger's note: mind in the Eastern sense, IMO; i.e., not just intellect (verbal, rational, symbolic) but all aspects of individual consciousness, especially consciousness/awareness in the absence of the compulsive, repetitive, and dysfunctional yada, yada, yada most souls are presently taking themselves to be. (A case of mistaken identity. Hopefully temporary.))
3.    (lowercase) Psychology, Psychoanalysis. the mental or psychological structure of a person, esp. as a motive force.yawn...
4.    Neoplatonism. the second emanation of the One, regarded as a universal consciousness and as the animating principle of the world.
5.    a female given name. (really???)
Origin:
1650–60 for def. 2; < L psȳchē < Gk psȳchḗ lit., breath, deriv. of psȳ́chein to breathe, blow, hence, live
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It will be "Psyche and Soma" with Psychiatrist, Dr. Frank Murphy and Physiatrist, Dr. John Sklar. He's a somiatrist, but I don't hold that against him. I like him.

He says funny things. But not just funny things. Listen...

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