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Brain Waves Interviews

Conversations with Mental Health Experts and Brain Scientists

Brain Waves is an online channel where you can watch interviews with notable mental health experts and brain scientists, while also asking them your own questions about brain health research and activism (note disclaimer).

Each episode will be streamed live on our One Mind Facebook page.

Laurie Hernandez One Mind

Guest Host: Laurie Hernandez

Laurie Hernandez is an American artistic gymnast who competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics, winning gold in the team event and silver on the balance beam. Since posting on Instagram in April 2020 about the verbal and emotional abuse she received by a former coach and the mental health challenges it created, Laurie has continued to be a passionate and supportive advocate for mental health and for speaking up. Building on the stellar work Laurie did as a co-host for the 3-day Stronger Than You Think web-event that One Mind partnered on in 2020, we are proud to have Laurie’s support as a guest host for our One Mind Brain Waves program. Watch her recent hosting episode.

The Next Brain Waves Interview

Friday, September 25th at Noon PT (3 PM ET)

Join us Friday, September 25th for our next episode of Brain Waves. One Mind President, Brandon Staglin, hosts an episode on the Mental Health Fallout from Pandemic Economy with Dr. Andy Keller of the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute and Dr. Jonathan Sherin of the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. Singer/songwriter Nicole Stella will open the episode as the musical guest.

Click to watch the interview on at Noon PST / 3pm EST on September 25th

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Additional Upcoming Interviews

October 2nd – Mental Health Portrayal in Pop Culture – Guest is Joe Pantoliano, Actor, Filmmaker and Founder of No Kidding, Me Too!

October 9th – Self-worth in COVID Virtuality

October 16th – Pets and Emotional Health – Guest host Laurie Hernandez interviews Mary Cortani from Operation Freedom Paws. 

October 23rd – Social Deficits & Oxytocin in Schizophrenia – Guest is Dr. Carl Sellgren of the Karolinska Institute (One Mind Rising Star Award 2019)

October 30th – LGBTQ Mental Health (replay) – Guest is Amit Paley, the CEO and Executive Director of The Trevor Project. Musical guest is Mary Gauthier.

Click the links below to watch past interviews

Special thanks goes to all of the mental health experts and brain scientists who agree to participate in the Brain Waves livestreamed interviews. We appreciate the information they share and their willingness to help educate the public on their respective areas of expertise.

IMPORTANT NOTE: THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN BRAIN WAVES (A) IS NOT INTENDED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT, (B) SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS THE PROVISION OF ADVICE OR RECOMMENDATIONS, AND (C) SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON AS THE BASIS FOR ANY DECISION OR ACTION, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT OF ANY HEALTH PROBLEM.  ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION, AND NEVER DISREGARD PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE OR DELAY IN SEEKING IT BECAUSE OF SOMETHING YOU HAVE READ ON THE SITE.

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