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Episode 31: Mike Zhao


Kinesiologist, Mike Zhao joins us to talk about the mind-body connection and how anxiety and depression can manifest as physical symptoms in the body. Currently completing his training as a psychotherapist, Mike also shares his thoughts on our medical system and the actions that artists can take to ensure that they are being treated as a whole being.


Mike is a certified strength and conditioning specialist currently practicing in New York City. He holds a bachelors degree in kinesiology from Long Island University-Brooklyn and is currently pursuing his masters degree in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in psychotherapy at Teachers College-Columbia University.


Mike's Practice - Effortless Kinetics


Resources from Mike for artists seeking affordable therapy:


National Institute for the Psychotherapies


New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute


National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis


The William Alanson White Institute


Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research


New School Psychotherapy Program / Safran Center for Psychological Services


NYU Postdoc for Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis


Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research