About The Positive Mind Center

In the heart of New York City, helping people for over 40 years

Located on 57th Street, The Positive Mind Center delivers comprehensive mental health counseling and psychotherapy. Founded by Armand DiMele over 40 years ago.

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From The Listeners

Listening to The Positive Mind opens the door to the workings of your mind & why you do the things you do. True, there's no "free pass" to peace of mind but this show helps to put you on the path." - Cricket

Radio Show Categories


Programs featuring the enneagram

Recent Research

Programs about cutting edge research


Programs about passive-agressive, bipolar disorder and other anger related conditions

Emotional Fragility

Programs about fragile emotions


Armand discusses living with depression

Stress, Tension and Anxiety

Programs pertaining to Stress, Tension and Anxiety

Positive Perceptions

Armand looks at the lighter side of psychology

Behavior and personality

A collection of radio programs discussing various human behaviours and tendancies


A short series on addictions, compulsions and self destructive behaviors

Birth Order

Armand discusses his ground breaking theory on birth order


Various interviews of Armand and his special guests

Drama of The Gifted Child

A discussion about narcissism, dependency, grandiosity and depression

The Refugee Syndrome

A totally new perspective on feelings of isolation and aloneness

The Psychology of Men

This is the Men's series

Human Sexuality

Remarkable insights relating sex, evolution and how we got to be who we are


Learn about what makes a good relationship and how to make your relationships stronger

The Foundation for Positive Psychology

Helping people in need

Established in 1978, The Foundation for Positive Psychology has a mission encourage people to learn about themselves, and improve their lives through positive thinking. Funds are used to cover production and delivery costs for "The Positive Mind", and to provide therapy to those who cannot afford it.

The Crew

Armand DiMele

Original host of "The Positve Mind" for 35 years. His presence among the radio waves will always be remembered, as his reach as both a therapist and a host spread across the world. He was a Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work, a Certified Rehabilitation Specialist and a registered graduate education Supervisor.

Kevin O'Donoghue

Kevin is the co-host and producer of "The Positive Mind" on WBAI 99.5 FM in New York City. A native of Queens, NY Kevin was Armand's only student and close colleague for the last 3 years of his life. Kevin is happy to continue the legacy of Armand on the air for many, many years to come.

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Ben Starr

Ben is a co-producer of "The Positive Mind". For his tenth birthday, he received a clock radio from a neighbor, beginning of a lifelong love of radio. After listening to the program for years, Ben became part of the team in 2014.

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Niseema Dyan

Niseema is co-producer and featured guest on "The Positive Mind". She hopes to educate the listeners about the importance of the body mind connection.

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Linda Vanella

Linda is a featured guest who co-hosted the show with Armand and joins us to provide a clinical voice that adds the feminine perspective and expertise in trauma and PTSD.

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