Ed Cohen - Author, Counselor, Professor, and Advocate for Collaborative Care and Holistic Healing.

Ed Cohen is an author, counselor, professor, and advocate for collaborative care and holistic healing. With a PhD in Modern thought from Stanford, Ed has been an award-winning professor of women's, gender and sexuality studies at Rutgers University for the last three decades. He draws on his personal experience with Crohn's disease to explore how Western medicine's focus on science has affected medical practitioners and their patients. In this interview, Ed discusses his journey to healing and how he redefined his relationship with medicine. He emphasizes the importance of caring collaboration in a society that is hyper-focused on individualism. He also shares his thoughts on the history of medicine, the power of language, and the value of reframing our thinking. Additionally, he talks about the impact of the pandemic on our understanding of interconnectedness and toxic individualism. Ed Cohen's experience with Crohn's disease and his insights into the importance of caring collaboration in a society that is hyper-focused on individualism offer a fresh perspective on how we can approach healthcare and healing. By valuing collaborative care and reframing our thinking, we can work towards a more collective and holistic approach to healthcare. Check out Ed's book, "Learning to Heal," and his counseling practice, the Healing Council, to learn more about his approach to healing. Additionally, his thoughts on the pandemic and toxic individualism offer valuable insights into how we can move forward towards a more interconnected and healing world.

About Dr. Cohen

Ed's Book "On Learning to Heal: What Modern Medicine Doesn't Know"

Ed's Book A Body Worth Defending: Immunity, Biopolitics, and the Apotheosis of the Modern Body

Ed's Counseling Center - Healing Counsel: https://healingcounsel.com/about-professor-ed-cohen/

Ed at Rutgers

Rutgers University: https://www.rutgers.edu/

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