Recovering from the Election

Nov 8, 2016

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Election Day is the culmination of a volatile and, for many, stressful campaign season. We address some of the psychological effects of this election, whether it's the onslaught of media coverage or relationship issues over differing political views.

Guests:

Christine L. B. Selby, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology at Husson University,  licensed psychologist with Selby Psychological Services, and author of "Chilling Out: The Psychology of Relaxation"

Rebecca Hoffmann Frances is the Director of Clinical Innovation at Maine Behavioral Healthcare and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine. Her primary area of specialty is trauma and its impact on children and families. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist and has worked in the mental health field for over fifteen years. 

Hugh Curran, adjunct professor at Peace & Reconciliation Studies, University of Maine, Orono

Carolyn Lukensmeyer, Executive Director of the National Institute for Civil Discourse