Megan Poe is a psychiatrist, psychoanalyist, and the creator of the acclaimed course on love at NYU, Love Actually. Dr. Poe discusses her course and gives a taste of what students in the class experience. She also speaks to the science of neuroplasticity, resetting the nervous system, and the problem with using technology without any “attention training”. Dr. Poe describes the concept of being-ness and shares how we are moving from the age of information to the age of intuition. You’ll learn about the power of music and voice, and how these are being used in Dr. Poe’s latest project Frequency, an immersive dome promoting connection and wellness in NYC.
In Episode 4, Molly and Hans talk with Dr. Meg Poe, M.D. — a psychiatrist and interpersonal psychoanalyst. As a medical student she was awarded AOA, and completed her psychiatry residency training at Harvard University/Cambridge Health Alliance. She then did a fellowship in Public Psychiatry at Columbia University and is trained in psychoanalysis by the William Alanson White Institute. Dr. Poe has a private practice in the west village, NYC. She specializes in helping adults create more intimate, fulfilling relationships in their lives, with a particular interest in how we grow our capacities to love and to pay attention in order to create our individual and collective world. She is known for integrating her knowledge of yoga, meditation, sound, and the neuroplastic effects of technology into her therapy practice. Dr. Poe created and teaches the first curricular course on Love at NYU for undergraduates, an interdisciplinary class drawing from film, poetry, philosophy, art, psychology, and neuroscience. She also is a founder of Frequency, an immersive dome in New York City which houses interactive multimedia wellness experiences. (CONSOLIDATED FROM MEGANPOE.COM)
Below are links to all the items we discussed during our conversation with Megan.
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