01 Jun 2011
Located on 57th Street, The Positive Mind Center delivers comprehensive mental health counseling and psychotherapy. Founded by Armand DiMele over 40 years ago.Learn More About The Center
01 Jun 2011
22 Dec 2009
Armand continues his discussion on ways to take charge of keeping love alive in intimate relationships
17 Dec 2009
Couples often feel disdain and behave nastily toward each other. Understanding the roots can help people become more aware and change unhealthy patterns of behaviors.
01 May 2004
Armand introduces the Troubled Relationship Series.
15 Jan 2009
Confluence is a mixture of past and present. Armand explores ways to stay fully in the present
16 Jul 2008
Armand explores sensitivity to rejection and its affects on people and their relationships
01 Jul 2008
Essence of the Essential Dimension of a True Love
22 Apr 2008
Sometimes people lose their sense of self in a relationship.
27 Mar 2008
Armand maps out the 8 stages of loving based on his experience with couples over the years.
04 Mar 2008
Men and Women express a sense of desperation at different times in romantic relationships
23 Jan 2008
Love is a confusing concept that is often a mask for other conflicts.
17 Jan 2008
Intimacy: What it is and what it is not.
26 Dec 2007
Alan White and Stephanie Roth on air discussing aging parents and Alzheimer's.
06 Dec 2007
Interview with Esther Perel
02 Oct 2007
Armand explores couples who argue and the physical risks of heart disease from silencing their emotions.
28 Aug 2007
Understanding how the emotional family system works and our role within it.
12 Jun 2007
A father's love is often difficult to access and/or feel.
05 Jun 2007
Armand explores the relationship between love and pain.
31 May 2007
The psychology of erotomania, stalking and other romantic obsessions
29 May 2007
Surviving a partner's affair is one of the most difficult experiences a relationship can encounter. Armand provides steps to take to repair a relationship.
05 Apr 2007
Armand explores a deeper intelligence about how we conduct our love lives.
01 Mar 2007
Armand and Dr. Annalisa Erba explore the rapidly changing aspects of romantic relationships.
14 Feb 2007
An over view of different types of relationships and love styles.
13 Feb 2007
Armand explores how chemistry happens on an unconscious level, especially with the one you love.
31 Jan 2007
The many psychobiological aspects of intimate relationships.
16 Jan 2007
Armand discusses reasons why we chooseour partners and provides tools to help those inrelationships.
19 Dec 2006
The concept of loyalty has been used to manipulate people into doing things that they would not otherwise do. What is loyalty and what is not?
12 Dec 2006
Maternal depression is more frequent than most people suspect and goes well beyond early childbirth years. Discussion with Tracy Thompson, author of The Ghost in the House.
21 Nov 2006
For some people, love is a more destructive force than a healing one.
16 Nov 2006
Romance is filled with rewards and regrets. Armand explores both sides.
14 Nov 2006
There are many different styles of love, such as eros, ludus, storge, pragma, mania and agape. Armand explores each style and highlights manic love.
19 Sep 2006
Armand explores why it is difficult for reasonable people to maintain their sanity in a relationship.
14 Sep 2006
Understanding people who tend to have multiple partners. Music Played: Improvisation for Unaccompanied Saxophones - Al Cohen and Zoot Simms also: Sweets Edison - "That Old Feeling"
05 Sep 2006
Men and women have strongly ambivalent feelings toward each other. Armand explores this controversial issue. Music Played: Straight No Chaser by Thelonius Monk with Conrad Jones on trumpet
31 Aug 2006
The many dynamics of what it's like to live with another person. Music Played: Vamos Hermanos - Hotel Costes #5; Ambient Cocktails by Paul Bouley
15 Aug 2006
Elements and people from the past are often kept present in our lives. Armand explores how and why. Music Played: Haunted Heart by Jo Stafford; Freddy the Freeloader by Miles Davis
08 Aug 2006
Sometimes we need the presence of another person to reach our greatest depths. Music Played: "Tenderly" by Johnny Mathis
09 Aug 2006
An in-depth look at the mental process and challenges of being a father.Guest: Dr. Kent Robertshaw.Music Played: The Complete Prestige Recordings of Sonny Rollins
06 Jul 2006
Armand presents an indepth exploration of why people leave relationships, jobs, groups, etc. and the role anger plays in leaving.
29 Jun 2006
Armand explores helpful and harmful aspects of touch.Music Played:Love and Happiness - Al Green; outro - Still in Love With You
28 Jun 2006
The most essential of human senses, touch has a long history of being discouraged in the United States with negative consequences for people's well-being.Music Played: "Don't Stop" by Dolphin Boy - Hotel Costes Volume #7
27 Jun 2006
Armand interviews Jean Liedloff, author of The Continuum Concept who observed nurturance in an Amazonian tribe that yielded very positive results.Music Played: Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White - Perez Prado; Thelonius Mond - Round Midnight; Heidi Brul - Tosca - Hotel Costes Volume #8
21 Jun 2006
Sometimes revealing past secrets can free you from psychological burdens.Music Played: Hotel Costes Volume 8 - song #5 - ZUCO 103
01 Jun 2006
Relationships are a way of joining energetic forces but sometimes we are attracted to energies that oppose the ones we have.Music Played: Nola Bossa by the Funky LowLives
04 May 2006
An exploration of how and why we talk, discuss and converse with our friends and partners. Music Played:Mike Nichols and Elaine May - Bach to Bach; The Lady and the Unicorn - John Renbourn
28 Mar 2006
How do thrill seeking and danger affect our behavior and our survival. Music played: Kirsty MacColl CD - Tropical Brainstorm - "In These Skies"
22 Mar 2006
Depression in parents can have a dramatic effect on the emotional future of the children. Music played: Patricia Barber - The Beat Goes On
21 Mar 2006
Skills to disarm a person who is angry at you. Music played: Earl Klugh - Ding Dong The Witch is Dead; outro - Lewaa's Dream
16 Mar 2007
Tyranny and brutality are caused by many intertwining factors, including the latest research from brain imaging. Music: Anita O'Day - "Sing, Sing, Sing"; Cuba Percussion
09 Feb 2006
What happens to an individual when they experience infatuation, falling in love, or unrequited love. Music played: John Coltrane - Slow Trane, Mondo Beat
19 Jan 2006
Science is helping us unveil the secrets behind love and passion, many of which are encoded in the hardwiring of our DNA. Music played: "We Went as Far as We Felt Like Going" by The Pussycat Dolls; Eric Satie - Gymnopedie #1 and #2; Cannonball Adderly - Loverman.
03 Nov 2005
What does it mean when an older child tortures a younger child? Can sibling rivalry occur in a loving family?
02 Nov 2005
Armand and Roberta Maria Atti discuss competition and how competitive nature begins early in life. Did you know that the length of your index finger as compared to your ring finger can indicate how competitive you may be?
14 Jun 2005
How people hold each other hostage with fear, anger, illness and grief.
01 Mar 2005
We have all done it at one time or another. What happens when you fall out of love? Lean how to lose the connection.
09 Jun 2005
Armand discusses The Love Hate Relationship.
09 Mar 2005
Do you know someone who is excessively logical, who can't express their feelings? Armand and Roberta Atti discuss emotional dullness. Roberta can be reached through her email.
02 Jun 2005
When Anger is internalized, one may not seem angry, but a person could be quite self destructive. Do you know somebody who tunes you out, or is always late? This person may have been bitten by the passive agressive bug.
01 Jun 2005
Part 1 of the series. Raise the level of your relationships from ordinary to sublime.
01 Jun 2005
Part 2 of the series. Raise the level of your relationships from ordinary to sublime.
01 Jun 2005
Part 3 of the series. Raise the level of your relationships from ordinary to sublime.
03 May 2005
Armand discusses the skills for building a good relationship.
03 May 2004
Armand discusses the skills for building a good relationship.
04 May 2004
Roberta and Armand discuss the skills for building a good relationship.
02 May 2004
Part 2 of the Troubled Relationships Series
03 May 2004
Part 3 of the Troubled Relationships Series
Learn about what makes a good relationship and how to make your relationships stronger
Remarkable insights relating sex, evolution and how we got to be who we are
This is the Men's series
A totally new perspective on feelings of isolation and aloneness
A discussion about narcissism, dependency, grandiosity and depression
Various interviews of Armand and his special guests
Armand discusses his ground breaking theory on birth order
A short series on addictions, compulsions and self destructive behaviors
A collection of radio programs discussing various human behaviours and tendancies
Armand looks at the lighter side of psychology
Programs pertaining to Stress, Tension and Anxiety
Armand discusses living with depression
Programs about fragile emotions
Programs about passive-agressive, bipolar disorder and other anger related conditions
Programs about cutting edge research
Programs featuring the enneagram
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.
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 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.Contact Me
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.Contact Me
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.Contact Me
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.Contact Me