18 May 2011
Radio Show May 18, 2010
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
18 May 2011
Radio Show May 18, 2010
14 Jan 2009
Armand and Dr. Starr discuss the idea that people are often forced into being cruel.
13 Jan 2009
Armand explores the various reasons why people feel hurt by loved ones
03 Dec 2008
Armand and Bernard discuss some essential tools for being successful
10 Jul 2008
Armand explores unusual approaches to handling angry outrages at oneself.
02 Jul 2008
Armand explores different kinds of personality and communication styles, such as passive aggressive, submissive, assertive, passive, and aggressive.
22 Jan 2008
Hatred is a rarely discussed emotion and often confused with anger and resentment.
10 Jul 2007
The use and misuse of sarcasm and the meanings behind it.
25 Apr 2007
What makes people go on killing sprees.
17 Apr 2007
People have a tendency to find someone else at fault when things go wrong. Armand examines the dynamics of blame.
27 Feb 2007
Armand discusses signs of the recent discoveries on serotonin levels and possible toxicity and how low levels can produce violence. With guest Dr. Kent Robertshaw.
11 Jan 2007
Smell is a fascinating sense. Armand describes the latest research on our odor preferences and how our sense of smell influences us.
10 Jan 2007
Some behaviors are choices, others are mandated by biological imperatives; most, a combination of both.
22 Nov 2006
Armand and Dr. Fieve discuss the variations of bipolarity.
01 Nov 2006
There are deep-seeded emotional reasons for holding grudges. Armand explores the difference between holding a grudge and forgiveness. Music Played: Vibes with Bill Ware, from the album called "Withdrawn" - song #14 - Steady Eddie Franz Shubert - #6 - Piano Trio in F flat major
13 Sep 2006
Armand and Roberta explore different types of negative and challenging personality traits. Music Played: Burgundy Street Blues by George Lewis (Band of New Orleans); Sweets Etison by All Blues
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
23 Aug 2006
Some people get angry and lose control more than others. Armand and his guests Dr. Kent Robertshaw and Dr. Christine Ulrich explore the Intermittent Explosive Disorder. Music Played:"Mean to Me" by Billie Holiday and Lester Young
13 Jun 2006
There are forces inside us that attempt to dominate others, the same part of our being turns against the self.Music Played: Arabesque - McSultan - Der Bauch
08 Jun 2006
Bipolar depression is a unique disorder that is connected to anger and fear simultaneously. Music Played: John Lee Hooker - Chill Out CD
25 Apr 2006
Hidden anger destroys most relationships. Armand explores the mystery of covert hostilities.Music Played: Horace Silver - 6 pieces of silver - Senor Blues
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
Programs featuring the enneagram
Programs about cutting edge research
Programs about passive-agressive, bipolar disorder and other anger related conditions
Programs about fragile emotions
Armand discusses living with depression
Programs pertaining to Stress, Tension and Anxiety
Armand looks at the lighter side of psychology
A collection of radio programs discussing various human behaviours and tendancies
A short series on addictions, compulsions and self destructive behaviors
Armand discusses his ground breaking theory on birth order
Various interviews of Armand and his special guests
A discussion about narcissism, dependency, grandiosity and depression
A totally new perspective on feelings of isolation and aloneness
This is the Men's series
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
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