Dr. Jeff Brown

College Applications and Family Stress

October 30th, 2012

Transcript Hi I’m Dr. Jeff Brown. Welcome to Brain Builders.  According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in the fall of 2011, a record 19.7 million students were expected to attend American colleges and universities. This is an increase of about 4.4 million since the fall of 2000.  Consider this: You’re 16 years old. You’re a full time student with tons […]

The Power of No

September 6th, 2012 No! written in marker

See How Easily You Can Learn to Say No and Never Feel Guilty About It Transcript Hi. I’m Dr. Jeff Brown. Welcome to Brain Builders where today, you’re going to hear about the power found in the tiny little word no. The word no can actually help you manage stress and keep you from getting […]

You Snooze, You Lose: 4 Tips for Putting Your Snooze Button Addiction to Rest Forever

August 16th, 2012 Woman hitting snooze alarm

Snooze Button Addiction? Transcript Hi, I am Dr. Jeff Brown. Welcome to Brain Builders. Are you having a secret relationship with your snooze button? How many times did you hit the snooze button this morning? Now, be brutally honest, do you strategically set your alarm clock so you know that you’ll get to indulge by […]

Introducing Say Goodbye to Stress

August 9th, 2012

Teaming up with Chicken Soup for the Soul and Harvard Medical School to take aim at the global stress epidemic. Learn how to triumph over tragedy, reduce stress in the workplace even with a killer job, and reduce thought traps in your own brain that keep you feeling stressed out in my new book. The […]

Brain Builders – Kids and CBT

April 17th, 2012

Have you ever heard of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy? Have you ever wondered if it might be helpful to your child? Much of the research that has been done on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy has focused on work with adults, but what does it say about it’s effectiveness with kids?  

Brain Builders – Boston Marathon Brain Strategies

April 17th, 2012

I’ve been the psychologist for the Boston Marathon Medical Team for over a decade, and I can tell you that working with marathon runners is one of the most entertaining parts of my work. Why? There’s never a dull moment.  Marathoners are quick thinkers who are resilient and seem to crave challenges more than the […]

Psychology and CBT Make a Winning Team

April 5th, 2012

An author whose book is wedged on my shelf somewhere between Beck and Skinner is George Herman Ruth-yes, the same home run-hitting icon who is associated with that cultural cognitive distortion Bostonians have called a curse up until two years ago. Babe Ruth was not an academic type, but he made an important assertion in […]