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Babak Govan

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Babak’s writing debuted in North American Review (“Fighting Fish”), and he was a finalist for a Glimmer Train award. His story “Glow,” published in Palo Alto Review, was deemed “flawless” and “brilliant” by Shenandoah literary review. His dystopian novel A-Void was selected as a Top Ten Book of 2018. Babak is also a music artist known as Secret Arcade, whose debut electronic rock album, Quarter Century, skyrocketed on college radio. A Los Angeles native, Babak lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife and children, where he is in private practice as a psychologist. He is the originator of moderative psychotherapy.

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A-Void

4.11 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2018 — 3 editions
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Accelerating change and moderative psychotherapy

Hi All, recently I was invited to speak on a Finding Genius podcast. We discussed my theory of human behavior and how to change -- moderative psychotherapy, and the effects of accelerating (exponential) change in society -- which my novel A-Void addresses, as well as few other topics such as insomnia and depression. Please give it a listen, perhaps on the drive home, or at the gym. It’s available Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 05, 2020 13:02 Tags: accelerating-change, exponential-change

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