eastreadswest.de - Western (specialist) literature read for eastern therapists
Home » Podcast


Medicine with heart
14. October 2022

A wonderful story about the passion for medicine and empathy for the patient. And a family story of two generations of doctors in Ethopia.

Clean language: Trust the Patient
7. October 2022

"Clean language" is a non-judgmental questioning technique designed to help patients tap into unconscious knowledge.

Making of East reads West
29. June 2022

We explain why and for whom we do "East reads West" and what we like about the podcast as a medium.

My schizophrenic brother
26. June 2022

Having a schizophrenic brother is hard for his twin Dominik. As long as he can think, he feels responsible for Thomas. He fears that the illness could break out in him, too. And he has feelings of anger and guilt because he longs for a completely "normal" life. The twins Dominik and Thomas grow up […]

Change your life by brief therapy
22. January 2022

An important discovery: Patients often make first changes before their first therapy session. In "Change Your Life", Michelle Weiner-Davis explains how we can support this departure in a sustainable way. Her solution focussed brief therapy (sfbt) is inspired by psychiatrist Milton Erickson. He applied hypnotherapy in brief therapy. His case histories invite readers to be […]

Nothing is as erotic as an affair
3. November 2021

Finding out that your partner has an affair, is experiencing "death by a thousand stabs". This is why Esther Perel takes time to discuss the crisis and the consequences of the betrayal. The feelings of revenge and self-reproach. And the question of whether it is better to confess an affair or to keep it to […]

Radikal Self-Compassion
21. July 2021

How can we heal old wounds? Free ourselves from the inner critic who constantly nags at us? Overcome the feeling of being unworthy or unlovable? For Tara Brach and Christ Germer, the answer is self-compassion - something that many people in a performance-oriented and self-optimizing society have forgotten or never even heard about. American meditation […]

Desiderata & Great Bell
20. July 2021

Desiderata is a declaration of love for life. A compass that keeps us on course. Also and especially over a long professional life as therapists.

Why western specialist literature for TCM therapists?
19. April 2021

In our first episode we give several answers to this question. As practionners of Chinese Medicine, we take a look at the person on the physical and emotional level. And we also consider their relationships and social context. Very much in accord with the WHO definition of Health: "Health is a state of complete physical, […]

Cooperation partner
Subscribe to our podcast
Our latest episodes
Copyright © 2023 East Reads West | All Rights Reserved