Episode 13 is the EPIC PSYCHOLOGY EPISODE. With Vegan Therapist April Lang. If you are into psychology, and into veganism, this is the perfect episode for you.
Check out her book Animal Persuasion here.
Discussed in the Episode:
Question: How is one, psychologically, able to handle being an undercover investigator?
How does one go vegan and then go un-vegan, what is the psychological explanation?
Is it valid to mourn an non-human animal family member (pet, or, companion animal) the same way you would mourn a human family member?
How can activists and animal advocates experience more joy and peace themselves while working with a horrible reality?
…. and so. much. more!
[6:30] Psychology and veganism. Mental health is a change maker. Veganism is a change maker in the world.
[7:00] Who are her clients in her vegan therapy practice?
[10:00] My hypothetical book Dancing in the Midst of Horror
[11:00] April’s book Animal Persuasion
[14:00] Stephen Wells quote. His organization Animal Legal Defense Fund.
[16:00] History of relevant parts of psychology.
[17:30] Companion animals vs. pets
[20:30] Human psychology IS animal psychology
[21:30] Mourning the death of animal family members
[22:30] “It’s just a cat, it’s just a dog.”
[27:00] People leaving domesticated ducks by the pond at the park
[31:00] Vegan therapists, more, yeah!
[33:30] How is someone able to be an undercover investigator?
[43:30] The psychology of behavior change
[50:00] How April likes to talk to non-vegans about veganism