Ep 84 // Dr. Jonathan Fader & Performance Psychology / ‘Jonathan’

00:00 Intro
01:17 START /// Matt Ruby chats w/ Dr. Jonathan Fader about performance psychology / building relationships w/ athletes, etc.
06:30 “Joining” / getting a team on your side
09:10 Macho cultures & resistance to therapy/psychology / the warrior class
11:32 Professionals + mental focus / competitiveness / response to unwanted results / being driven by negatives
18:17 Help them be better people, win, or reflect? / constant scrutiny
26:23 fueled by grievances vs. positive psychology
29:30 Rising mental health awareness in sports
32:56 How does working with athletes compare with working with others? / Common issues among people in the warrior class
36:47 Public speaking
38:13 Who do you admire or emulate? / wrapping up /// END
40:02 1st Person: Uddhava // Thoughts On Spirituality
43:48 Movie Review: Winston Cook-Wilson on ‘Jonathan’
45:06 Movie Chat: Winston Cook- Wilson + J. McVay (spoiler alert)
57:16 "Lula Loves You" (BTR Live Studio, 2018) Farao
61:56 Outro / Credits
62:44 Finish.

This week, we have a conversation between contributor Matt Ruby and guest, Dr. Jonathan Fader. They discuss Dr. Fader’s experience as a performance psychologist and in coaching people in high performance settings such as sports and business

Later in the episode, Winston Cook-Wilson and J. McVay discuss the new movie, Jonathan, directed by Bill Oliver and starring Ansel Elgort, Suki Waterhouse, and Patricia Clarkson.

And we take an exclusive early listen to a performance by avant-pop artist, Farao, from their upcoming BTR Live Studio session.

Music composed by and show edited by Hansdale Hsu.

Host J. McVay
J grew up down in Louisiana and Texas before moving to NYC for college. After college, he decided to stick around, working in film and television production for well over a decade. He came to BTR in 2011 when he…
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